1996 JAGUAR XJ 220 1000 km. For Sale
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|The XJ220 is the culmination of Jaguar legendary racing and sports car breed. The breathtaking beauty of the XJ220, a true Automotive Art masterpiece of the XXth Century, is matched only by its record-breaking maximum speed of 350 km/h - fastest road car of the period, full stop.|
Only 280 of these jewels have ever been built, which is much less than the Ferrari F40 and even less than the F50 - the XJ200 surpassing them in power, speed and by it gorgeous beauty.
The pureness of its voluptuous shapes offers the artistic perfection of a modern sculpture : whenever one appears, a crowd of astonished admirers gathers.
This XJ 220 is finished in its ideal ‘’Bleu Le Mans’’ colour, and has covered only 1000 km… Classic cars with such an ultra-low original mileage are impossibly rare : they are in a class apart. Their absolute integrity is a dream for demanding collectors, and ensure the highest value for the future. One can always restore any car. But original, untouched condition cannot be bought.
Among a handful of automotive dreams made true, Ferrari F40, Porsche 959, Bugatti EB 110, McLaren F1… the Jaguar XJ 220 stands as one of the most exclusive mechanical sculpture with racing level performance and remains in history as one of the very first authentic "Supercars". The current market for this model can be compared to the undervalued EB110 in the years 2000, and as it happened for the Bugatti, will very probably be readjusted to its right level, on a par with the F40 or Porsche 959.
The Jaguar XJ 220 is still very undervalued and is the best opportunity to acquire one of the most extraodinary cars ever built.
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The story behind the Jaguar XJ220 is an inspiring one. Professor Jim Randall, the head of Jaguar's engineering department, started the ball rolling by sketching out some ideas whilst on a Christmas holiday in the 1980s. It was the stuff of fantasies - V12, 4WD, slippery body with ground effects. Together with colleague
1992 Jaguar XJ220. One of just 69 right hand drive XJ220’s ever produced. It is believed that there were only 4 cars produced by Jaguar in this rare colour combination of Monza red with Biscuit leather interior. This stunning example has had just two former registered keepers and has covered a mere 1,950 miles. This
The Swallow Sidecar Company was founded in 1922 by William Lyons and William Walmsley. In 1934 Lyons formed SS Cars Limited to effectively take over the operation from Walmsley. The SS brand was quite successful, though their cars had a reputation for having ‘more show than go’. The Jaguar name first appeared as a
Finished in Black with Grey Full Leather, this stunning example is currently in a private collection and is viewing by appointment only.
The car has a great history file, and has been maintained irrelevant of cost.
It was at the 1988 British Motor Show in Birmingham, appropriately, that the sensational Jaguar X
This is a wonderful example of the rare and beautiful Jaguar XJ220.
Finished in Spa Silver and delivered to her first owner in 1993. This car has remained in the UK it’s whole life. Only four owners have enjoyed this car albeit only as far as 7,555 miles to date. Service history has been with Don Law Racing from h
- One of only 285 examples made
- One of the most extraordinary and beautiful cars on the road
- Exclusive and rare
- Recent (July 2020) serviced by XJ220 specialist Don Law Racing
- Just 5.200 Kilometers since new
A dream has come true.
I still remember the day that my parents gave me a 1:18 size scale mo
For sale by auction on Saturday 17th April 2021 with Historics auctions.
Registration EU Taxes Paid
Chassis Number SAJJEAX8AX220847
Odometer reading 22691
The story behind the Jaguar XJ220 is an inspiring one. Professor Jim Randall, the head of Jaguar's engineering department, started t