Tickford Targa: 1987 Jaguar XJ-SC V12

It isn’t hard to find a good classic for cheap, but it is hard to find a V12 powered car with a targa style soft top with a roll hoop…what is this???!? This is one of 3864 examples of the Jaguar XJ that was converted by Tickford Ltd into a targa style thing and it looks cool. Find this 1987 Jaguar XJ-SC V12 offered for $11,500 in Playa Del Rey, CA via craigslist.

From the seller:

condition: excellent
cylinders: 12 cylinders
drive: rwd
fuel: gas
odometer: 44500
paint color: blue
title status: clean
transmission: automatic
1987 Jaguar XJSC-V12 Cabriolet.
Automatic, 5.3l, V12 F SOHC. Gasoline, Rear Wheel Drive.
Artic Blue Metallic Paint, original color. Medium Blue Leather Interior.
All ORIGINAL, 44,500 miles, driven weekly in Sunny Southern Cal.
Only 3864 of these Landaulet-like V12 powered Cabs were manufactured between 1983 and 1988, with only a few hundred sold in the United States in ’86 & ’87.
Sold in Santa Barbara, Ca for sticker price of $45483.
In 2010, original owner had vehicle in original pristine condition and sold to gentleman In Granada Hills, Ca. This gentleman drove vehicle for five years until his passing in 2016. Vehicle then sat for 5+ years. After trust sale, Jaguar purchased by Automotive shop and BROUGHT BACK TO LIFE.
Current condition of vehicle is NOT factory perfection but a Clean, drivable, complete, sharp looking, functional Jaguar XJ SC. Vehicle is driven as a Weekend Warrior, showing off on PCH, along our sunny coast. Vehicle constantly gets the looks, the Thumbs UP, the envy.
Jaguar is located in Long Beach, Ca. Currently registered, clean title.
This vehicle is one of the rare Jaguars in the sense of the Cabriolet model. In versatility, this XJSC can be configured as a Landaulet Convertible, a Targa, or a coupe.
Call show contact info $11500

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