by SLEEKJAG on Jun 5, 2004 Vehicle: 1992 Jaguar XJ-Series XJS 2dr Convertible
What a head turner! If I had a nickel
for every time someone stopped me to
talk about this car I would have over
$3! (which would pay for enough gas to
go about 15 miles.) The car is
powerful, not quick off the start but
smooth and fast going from 50 to 100.
The ride is comfortable. The upkeep can
be expensive, but if you stay ahead of
the curve by doing preventative
maintenance it is very reliable. Change
the bushings, hoses, and other rubber
mounts, put in new switches and you
should be all set.
by Steve T. on Jan 22, 2004 Vehicle: 1992 Jaguar XJ-Series XJ6 Sovereign 4dr Sedan
Jag's are terrible mechanically once
you get to know them. I bought mine
used and at first it was great. Then
the problems started. It would stall
for no apparent reason and refuse to
restart for a couple of hours. Now it
has an electrical gremlin where the
battery discharges. I had my mechanic
check the car and he cannot trace the
It is a little anemic in the power
department, but that is bearable.
When it runs, the ride is great, the
seats are comfortable and I can drive
it for hours without feeling fatigue.
The problem is reliability. I finally
grew tired of the problems and dumped
From 1995 until 2002, my wife and myself owned FIVE XJ8 cars, and one XJ6. In March 2002 I bought her a pre-owned 2001 S, 3.0 from the dealership which was owned by the manager. It is in the rare one?...