Jaguar XJ-12 Sovereign, 1987 information

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The Jaguar XJ was presented in the year 1968 as Jaguar XJ 6 (series 1), the XJ V12 was introduced in the year 1972.
The Jaguar XJ is still being manufactured; a true evergreen... nowadays series 5 is actual.
The Jaguar XJ combines the qualities of a sports car and a limousine in one car. The XJ has excellent road holding capabilities, is very fast and powerful, is very comfortable and last but not least very silent. All these characteristics are united in the most timeless and delightful sporty limousine design Jaguar has ever drawn.
The Jaguar XJ was also manufactured as Daimler Sovereign. The Daimler was meant to be less sporty and more a luxury limousine for buyers who appreciated sheer comfort.

Series 1 was built between 1968 and 1972, series 2 between 1973 and 1979. Series 3 is still a young timer and was built between 1979 and 1991.
The Jaguar XJ series 3 was redesigned on details; the roofline was lifted (more headroom for the rear passengers), slightly remodeled rear-wings, integrated door-handles, new bumpers with plastic trimming and integrated lamps, new rear-light clusters and several interior changes.

Technical data

12 cylinder V-engine
cylinder capacity: 5343 cc.
Multipoint petrol injection
capacity: 254 DIN bhp. at 5250 rpm.
torque: 369 Nm. at 2750 rpm.
top-speed: 233 km/h.
acceleration 0-100 km/h: 9,5 sec.
weight: approx. 1950 kg.


Jaguar XJ-12 Sovereign, year 1987. Colour blue metallic with a grey leather interior. From new this automobile has driven only 33.000 kilometers! The full (service) history is known and documented. Where ever you look at this car everything looks like the car just left the factory. This XJ-12 features a factory original sliding roof, very nice 'Pepperpot' alloy wheels and a radio/CD system with Satellite Navigation.

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