1987 jaguar xjs v12 coupe




1987 jaguar xjs v12 coupe

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    1987 jaguar xjs v12 coupe

    1987 jaguar xjs v12 coupe

    But in , it was joined by a smaller brother. Archived from the original on 28 July For , the "Group 44" racing team had a very successful season in Trans Am with a race car based on the actual production XJ-S chassis and running gear. Mark 2, , A specialized policy for Classic Cars Coverage:

    1987 jaguar xjs v12 coupe

    1987 jaguar xjs v12 coupe

    1987 jaguar xjs v12 coupe

    1987 jaguar xjs v12 coupe

    1987 jaguar xjs v12 coupe

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    It had been developed as the XK-F, though it was very different in character from its predecessor. Although it never had quite the same sporting image, the XJ-S was a competent grand tourer, and more aerodynamic than the E-Type.

    The model was replaced by the XK8. The XJ-S was launched on 10 September Power came from the Jaguar V12 petrol engine with a choice of a manual or automatic transmission , but the manual was soon dropped as they were left over from V12 E Type production. V12 automobiles were unusual at the time; Italian luxury sports car makers Lamborghini and Ferrari produced such models. In GM Turbo-Hydramatic transmissions were fitted.

    1987 jaguar xjs v12 coupe

    Jaguar's manufacturing timing was not good; the car was launched in the wake of a fuel crisis, and the market for a 5. The styling was also criticised, including the buttresses behind the windows. German authorities feared these would restrict rearward vision, and refused to give the XJ-S, and the similarly adorned Lancia Montecarlo , type approval: Jaguar did seize promotional opportunities with the television series The New Avengers and Return of the Saint.

    Miniature toy versions were made by Corgi and proved popular. In the early s, Jaguar had turned down the producers of the earlier Saint series when approached about the E-type; a Volvo P had been used instead. In the new 3. The XJ-SC was not a full convertible but had a non-removable centre targa-type structure and fixed cant rails above the doors.

    1987 jaguar xjs v12 coupe

    The rear quarter windows remained as well. The six-cylinder cars can be identified by a slightly raised "power bulge", running along the longitudinal centre section of the bonnet. Between and the six-cylinder-engined cars were only available with a five-speed manual transmission Getrag , with a four-speed automatic ZF 4HP22 offered from onwards along with improved fuel injection as used on the XJ The two-seat XJ-SC targa-type model, never a great success in the marketplace, was replaced by a two-seat full convertible in which proved to be a great hit.

    Coach Builders limited converted XJS from coupe. It has 4 seats compared to factory convertible. The number produced is not known. From , a special high performance XJR-S version of the 5. This car had a distinctive body kit , special alloy wheels , suspension and handling improvements. Between and a total of XJR-S cars were produced with the 5. This was different from the standard 6. In the United States, to commemorate the spectacular XJ launch in , a limited number of XJRS coupes and convertibles were produced for the American market only.

    Jaguar considered a luxury Daimler version tentatively called Daimler-S, without the buttresses. One prototype was made in , but the vehicle was not put into production. The car was re-launched in its final form in May and renamed XJS. The car received a new 4. In , a 4. The V12's capacity was enlarged to 6. With the introduction of the 6. At the same time the car received more aerodynamic front and rear bumpers. In April , substantial revisions were made to the 4.

    1987 jaguar xjs v12 coupe

    In , the final specification changes were made and the car was referred to as the Celebration model to celebrate the 60th year of the Jaguar company. Celebration cars feature diamond turned wheels, Jaguar embossed seats and a wooden steering wheel. The XJS was discontinued in , after 21 years in production. It was replaced by the XK8. A number of XJS's were modified by coachbuilders Lynx to create a three-door shooting brake, marketed as the Lynx Eventer.

    For , the "Group 44" racing team had a very successful season in Trans Am with a race car based on the actual production XJ-S chassis and running gear. The team won the series' drivers' championship cup for Bob Tullius but missed winning the manufacturer's title by two points only one Jaguar was competing in the Trans-Am series compared to many more Porsche entrants.

    Jaguar XJS V12 Coupe 1987



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