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1998 Jaguar XK8 Convertible 4.0-Litre

Lot Number 137

1998 Jaguar XK8 Convertible 4.0-Litre

A lovely example of an appreciating classic, superbly presented and less than 36,000 miles from new.

  • Sold for: £14,400

Bid online during our live auction or at The Saleroom.

LIVE AUCTION: Saturday 10th December | 10.30am GMT
  • BODY COLOUR
    Carnival Red
  • DRIVE
    RHD
  • Registration Number
    REG NUMBER
    R261 BLF
  • ODOMETER READING
    35960 Miles

SUMMARY

A lovely example of an appreciating classic, superbly presented and less than 36,000 miles from new.

DESCRIPTION

  • It took a long time for the Jaguar XJS to be accepted in the classic world, but years before that happened its successor, the XK8, was being heartily embraced by classic car fans
  • Superbly presented in gleaming Carnival Red with a black Mohair hood and 18" alloys
  • Tasteful interior in Cream/Oatmeal leathers, Coffee carpets and polished walnut veneers
  • 4-litre 32-valve AJ-V8 generating 290bhp and offering 0-60 in 6.4 seconds and 156mph
  • Three former registered keepers and only 35,960 miles from new 
  • Excellent history file with the service records. Current MOT until July 2023 (no advisories)
  • Svelte, beautifully built and great to drive, a super entry into modern-classic convertible motoring 
  • NB; The cherished registration number illustrated does not form part of the sale. It will be registered R261 BLF prior to the auction

 

SPECIFICATION

Lot Number
137
Make
JAGUAR
Model
XK8
Variant
CONVERTIBLE AUTO
Registration Number
R261 BLF
MOT Expiry
11/07/2023
Chassis Number
SAJJGAFD3AR027965
Engine Number
CC9805071635
Transmission
Auto
Body Colour
Carnival Red

CONSIGNOR

Consignor

For further information regarding this lot please contact Richard.

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CCA VENDOR CONDITION REPORT

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107 / 135

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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 their 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. CCA will not entertain any disputes over vendor condition reports.

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 Everyday 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

CONSIGNOR

Consignor

For further information regarding this lot please contact Richard.

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Vehicles can be collected from The Warwickshire Event Centre, CV31 1XN, on Sunday 11th December between 10am and 3pm and Monday 12th September between 9am and 1pm.

Our transport partners, EM Rogers, can assist with collection and delivery. Please contact them on 01604 755511 or trafficdesk@emrogers.co.uk for a quote.

Due to venue restrictions we need to be clear of The WEC by 1pm on Monday 12th therefore any motor vehicles not collected by this time will be taken to our transport partners storage facility in Northampton for a fee of £150 plus VAT. Storage will be charged at £10 plus VAT per day.