The Draguar: 1986 Jaguar XJS V8 Swap

The easy way to add power and performance to an old Jaguar XJS is to remove the mechanically complex V12 and shove an American V8 under the hood…or shove it through the hood. Today’s pushrod V8 powered XJS has a gigantic vision obscuring blower sticking up through the hood and a nitrous bottle sitting in the back seat. Find this 1986 Jaguar XJS V8 Swap offered for $9,700 in Brooklawn, NJ via craigslist.

From the seller:

1986 jaguar xjs v12
condition: good
cylinders: 8 cylinders
drive: rwd
fuel: gas
odometer: 95000
paint color: green
size: full-size
title status: clean
transmission: automatic
type: sedan
Just reduced $2000! Bring offers.

Car is referred to as “Draguar.” Google it.

Over $20,000 invested in this build (have receipts).
383 stroker with 750 blower
Electric cut outs, flip of the switch and you’re running straight headers!
600 HP. Nitris adds another 150-300 HP. this car is stupid fast and if you’re stupid it’ll kill you.
Maintains the ride of a Jag.
After market radio, new tires, AC and power windows.
Comes with a full weather cover.
No test drives or tire kickers. I insure it as an antique for $150/year.

Call Lou.

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