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Stratton Motor Company
Ipswich Road Long Stratton Norfolk
NR15 2XJ
Tel:  01508338924
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1998 Jaguar XK8 For Sale

Stratton Motor Company have the pleasure to be able to offer this amazing example of a Jaguar XK8 1998 Jaguar XK8 with only 95341 miles from new finished in Silver 35 years after the launch of the sensational E-Type, Jaguar stunned the motoring world once again with the introduction of the XK8 coupé at the Geneva Salon in March 1996, the convertible version appearing in April at the New York Motor Show, co-incidentally the venue chosen to debut the E-Type roadster in 1961. Both versions went on sale in October 1996, advertisements headlined ‘The Cat is Back’ and ‘The Spirit of its Ancestor’ reminding prospective buyers of the car’s heritage, which was further reinforced by a host of styling cues borrowed from its illustrious forbear. The first hint at what might succeed the E-Type had appeared as long ago as 1978, when Pininfarina displayed its Jaguar XJ Spider, a hypothetical ‘F-Type’, at the Birmingham Motor Show. Although Jaguar’s new owners Ford cancelled the F-Type programme, preferring to use the concept to develop the Aston Martin DB7, there remained strong visual links between Pininfarina’s styling exercise, Ian Callum’s DB7 and the XK8. The XK8 though, was not aimed at the same market as the E-Type; direct successor to the XJS, Jaguar’s luxurious new Grand Routier had the likes of the Mercedes-Benz SL in its sights. Indeed, the XK8 was based on the XJS floorpan, though its V8 power unit – Jaguar’s first – was entirely new. The all-aluminium, four-cam, 32-valve unit displaced 4.0 litres and produced 281bhp, an output good enough for a top speed of 156mph. Power was transmitted via a ZF five-speed automatic gearbox with ‘J-gate’ change to the limited-slip differential. Traction control was standard. The Vehicle Offered 1998 Jaguar XK8 Silver exterior paint with black leather and light wood finisher. Only 95341 miles from new 3 owners from new A very comprehensive service history only ever serviced at 1 Jaguar main dealer and 1 Jaguar specialist throughout its whole life Recently had restoration work completed Extras include: Disc Changer Heated Front Screen Climate Control Electric Driver and Passenger Seats Leather Heated Seats Memory Driver Seat In Built Jaguar Telephone System Auto Lights Reverse Park Sensors 18? Alloys And more……. This amazing example of the classic Jaguar XK8 is quite possible one of the cleanest around inside and out. It has been through our workshop and underneath the Jaguar is near on perfect. None of the usual deterioration that you find with these models. This vehicle has quite obviously been absolutely loved in its life which is a credit to its previous owners. There are others out there that are less money and less miles but you really have to see this Jaguar to appreciate just how good it is. You will not be disappointed! Please call 01508 530491 and speak to Marc for further details. Stratton Motor Company serving you since 1972. https://youtu.be/1xT7MwYunbI
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