The Last Jag: 2007 Jaguar XJ8 X350

The internet doesn’t pile much love on early 2000s era Jaguars…and for good reason. This was a time when Ford owned a big chunk of Jaguar Cars as part of what it called the PAG (Premier Auto Group) and Ford tried to push Jaguar, Aston Martin, Land Rover & Volvo to share parts with each other and use of-the-shelf Ford parts to cut costs and attempt to squeeze some profit from the $17B in acquisitions it had spent to put together this odd circus of brands. It might have been fine to have a Ford Mondeo shifter in a cheap X-Type, but if you were going to pay more than $60k for an XJ8, you needed to be surrounded by pure Jaaaaaaag luxury…which was for the most case true to the Coventry assembled XJ8. Plus, you got a 4.2 liter AJ V8 and classic styling — so the X350 was the last true Jag if you believe some folks, and prices are cheap these days. Find this 2007 Jaguar XJ8 offered for $4900 in North Jersey via craigslist.

From the seller:

2007 Jaguar XJ XJ8 Vanden Plas
condition: like new
cylinders: 8 cylinders
drive: rwd
fuel: gas
odometer: 199000
paint color: silver
title status: clean
transmission: automatic

Absolutely New Car condition (4.8 from 5)!Looks,drives and smells like New!One careful owner,who drives mostly on highway and Serviced in time only on certified Jaguar Dealership!Garage kept!Clean title on hands!Price is slightly negotiable!

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