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  • The Jaguar XJ is a two-seat sports car produced by British luxury car manufacturer Jaguar Jaguar XJ". Archived from the original on 19 April

    The XJ was a skunkworks project created by a team of dedicated Jaguar engineers in their spare time. Borrowing heavily from Jaguar's.

    Final Jaguar XJ built up for auction Beyond its raw performance, however, the Jaguar XJ's futuristic, spaceship-like looks set it far.

    Jaguar xj220 2015

    Jaguar xj220 2015

    From to , the factory produced cars, just shy of the scheduled initial units. All-Original Cosmetic Finish and Drivetrain. The team came to be known as "The Saturday Club" and consisted of twelve volunteers. All hypercars are supercars, but not all supercars are hypercars. A number of small design changes for the body were tested in the wind tunnel; the final version had a drag coefficient of 0.

    Jaguar xj220 2015

    Jaguar xj220 2015

    Jaguar xj220 2015

    Jaguar xj220 2015

    Jaguar xj220 2015

    RM Sotheby's - Jaguar XJ | Monterey

    This Jaguar XJ shows less than 6, miles on the odometer. Photo by Silverstone Auctions. It's impossible to make a list of s supercars without including the Jaguar XJ on that list. The swoopy, expansive, and decadent rear-engined coupe captured the imaginations of millions of car fans around the globe, its posters replacing those of the Ferrari Testarossa on many fans' walls even if the overall story of the car itself was a little bittersweet.

    Regardless of Jaguar's financial health at the time -- we'll blame the recession of the early 90s -- the XJ remains an icon, commanding respect at every event and gathering it attends. And next month, Silverstone Auctions will be offering a low-mileage example which was originally supplied to the royal family of Brunei. Yes, that royal family. Jaguar was experiencing solid success in the s, and beginning to back serious track car efforts despite the fact that its coupe and convertible lineup, which essentially consisted of the XJS at this time, was turning stale.

    Jaguar xj220 2015

    But a group of company engineers led by Jim Randle at Jaguar were dreaming big, and their dreams looked like an aerodynamic, Vengined all-wheel drive coupe whose footprint would dwarf the XJS. Jaguar backed the engineers' pet project, and it wasn't long before the company started hinting publicly that something big was in the works. In , the company showed a concept car that was to have a hp V12 engine, clothed in a futuristic body. By the time rolling prototypes started being built, the plans were downgraded to a V6, though a mph-plus top speed was still promised.

    British automakers' collaborations with Italian styling houses have often resulted in some memorable machines -- the Aston Martin DB4 GT by Zagato comes to mind -- but there were plenty of other This XJ reportedly received a glass-out repaint and a retrim of the interior.

    Jaguar xj220 2015

    Jaguar and motorsport outfit Tom Walkinshaw Racing had a business relationship at the time and the task of sorting out the assembly of the XJ, which was not initially intended to go into production until the enthusiastic reception it received at the British International Motor Show, fell to TWR.

    The XJ would end up using a hp 3. Between the time that the XJ debuted to the public in concept form and the time that it went on sale, the economic climate had changed dramatically, dooming many smaller supercar manufacturers along the way. Still, at its debut in the XJ managed to rack up enough orders for the production at the purpose-built factory to keep moving, even though the XJ was effectively upstaged by Jaguar's own XJR, a Vengined track beast that debuted around the same time.

    Around XJs would end up being built from till , far short of the number that Jaguar had hoped to build, but a modest success in a difficult time for all luxury and supercar manufacturers. This particular example is said to have first been supplied to the Brunei royal family, living there until when it came back to England showing just 1, claimed miles on the odometer. Finished in metallic green, this XJ shows 5, miles on the clock and is being offered by its third owner.

    Jaguar xj220 2015

    Silverstone Auctions says that the car received an expensive glass-out repaint in due to essentially having endured the climate of Brunei, which is known to be pretty atrocious to cars that aren't kept in climate controlled storage.

    The car is also said to have received an interior retrim around the same time, which is not an unusual thing to happen to cars that have been sourced from the Brunei royal family's collection, once again because of the climate.

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