1988 Jaguar XJ-S Convertible

Lot: 139

Sold for (£): 12,932
Offered for sale is a 5.3L 1988 Jaguar XJ-S V12 Convertible automatic that has been with the current owner for the last 2 years. Coming with an extensive history file, this lot's condition scores an impressive 109 / 135.

Classic Car Auctions says:

This striking XJS is int superb condition, having been lovingly maintained at much recent expense. With only 57,580 miles, this Jaguar has a fantastic history file, described by the vendor as "amazing!". It even comes with its original tool-kit and factory workshop manual. Offered in an appropriately 80s colour combo of White with Cinamon, this car is "both stunning to look at and drive."

Lot Details

Registration: F125 RYH RHD/LHD: Right Hand Drive
Year: 1988 Engine size: 5.3L
Make: Jaguar Odometer reading (miles): 57580
Model: XJ-S V12 Convertible MOT expiry: 2016-02-01
Warranted: No Chassis number: SAJJNADW3DA151777

Vendor Condition Report

Overall: 109 / 135


Bodywork: Glass:
Paint: Chrome:


Door-cards: Carpets:
Seating: Headlining:
Dashboard: Boot:


Leather and hood in very good order. 


Components: Starting:
Appearance: Running:


New water pump, re-conditioned radiator, new electric cooling fan, all four ancillary drive belts replaced.  Left-hand tail pipe, rear silencer and over axle pipes replaced.  Ignition timing checked and adjusted, vacuum adavance system repaired


Gears: Drive-shaft:


Gearbox mounting spring and rubber replace.

Running Gear

Axles: Chassis:
Suspension: Bearings:
Brakes: Wheels/Tyres:


Front pads changed, all brake pistons cleaned and freed off.  Front wheel bearings replaced; front shock absorber top mounting bushes renewed; wheels balanced; power steering pressure hose replaced; steering rack mounting bushes replaced with nylon 'sports' bushes (to improve steering feel).


Minor: Major:


Air conditioning: all refridgerant pipes flushed, new evaporator radiator, new receiver dryer, reconditioned compressor, new expansion valve, converted to R143A refridgerant.  Pressure limit switch fitted, left-hand fan motor control unit power transistor changed; various electrical connections repaired in the temperature control circuit; vacuum operated heater water valve replaced; power-hood hydraulic line connectors changed; cruise control vacuum bellows resealed.

Vehicle History


Impressive amount of paperwork.

About the Condition Report

A lot's condition report is compiled based on information provided to CCA by the vendor of the lot. CCA has no access to lots prior to a sale but does review its condition on the day of the sale. CCA strongly recommends viewing a lot prior to a sale as it cannot guarantee the accuracy of the information provided.
Poor Numerous faults / Extensive damage / Many missing parts / Project or donor car
Fair Basic condition / Requires attention mechanically & cosmetically / Some damage / Some missing parts
Good Every-day useable classic car / Driven & enjoyed / Commensurate with age & mileage / Drives and looks as it should / Some vehicle history
Very good Almost pristine / Mechanically & cosmetically sound / Driven only occasionally / Extensive vehicle history
Excellent Pristine / Original / Documented nut & bolt ground-up restoration / Stored professionally / Trailered only / Complete vehicle history