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.
looks, v12, power
kind of pointless on a car that has
been out of production for 8 years, but
a more available manual transmission
would have been nice.
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
This is the most BEAUTIFUL, exciting,
FUN, attention getter, PRIDEFUL,
powerful, SEXY, smooth, CAN'T STOP
MYSELF FROM STARING AT, vehicle I have
ever had the PLEASURE to own!!!!!!!!!
I love the cockpit/racecar feel/view
that it has. It's low to the ground,
and goes 0-60 in 7.5 seconds.
Premium sound system. New pioneer CD
system instead of cassette. Electric
seat functions. TRIP COMPUTER
calculates your average speed, mileage,
fuel consumption, average fuel con.per
trip, and fuel con. at that moment,and
time this enables you to economize.
Cup holders and more leg room for the
back seats.BUT---The holders you can
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