Jaguar XJ-S: All 6- And 12-cylinder Models 1975 To 1996 by Peter CrespinJaguar XJ-S: All 6- And 12-cylinder Models 1975 To 1996 by Peter Crespin

Jaguar XJ-S: All 6- And 12-cylinder Models 1975 To 1996

byPeter CrespinForeword byRoger Bywater

Paperback | July 15, 2008

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Perhaps because it was Jaguar's longest-running model ever, there are not only lots of examples of the XJ-S around, there are lots of terrible specimens to trap the unwary. With the youngest car now over ten years old, most XJ-S cars have long since dropped out of the dealer network and good examples are climbing in price but need to be sifted out from amongst the poor examples - often superficially dressed to sell. This book takes the fear out of buying one of these quick complex cars, by providing a checklist for common problem areas, followed by the core section taking readers methodically through each system in detail and scoring them to arrive at an objective numerical assessment of the car's condition to support a decision to buy or walk away. Short of employing an XJ-S expert to do the inspection for you, there is no safer way to avoid buying a bad car and end up with the vehicle of your dreams that lives up to expectations rather than becoming a money pit for the unwary. 

A medical writer by profession, Peter has also written several books on Jaguars, reflecting his passion for the Coventry marque. He has owned a long line of Jaguars and Daimlers and currently drives or restores a 1966 E-type, a rare 1976 Series 2 Daimler Double Six Coup\u00e9, a 1985 Series 3 Daimler Double Six HE, and – his favorite –...
Title:Jaguar XJ-S: All 6- And 12-cylinder Models 1975 To 1996Format:PaperbackDimensions:64 pages, 7.62 × 5.62 × 0.25 inPublished:July 15, 2008Publisher:Veloce PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1845841611

ISBN - 13:9781845841614

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Editorial Reviews

It is small and dense, in a little paperback you can carry around with you, and it's packed with very clear, full-color photos on every page revealing every part of an XJ-S, inside and out." – Australian Classic Car-"... good value for the money considering the information provided. And there’s plenty of it ... the information provided is, as the title says, essential." – Hemmings Sports & Exotic Car-"The best investment in peace of mind you can make if you are an XJ-S person."  –  Jaguar magazine