by cwiningar on Mar 12, 2012 Vehicle: 1998 Jaguar XJ-Series XJ8 L 4dr Sedan
This was my first Jaguar and has always been my dream car.
I always joked that when I retired I would get a jaguar and guess what, I got one!!
It has met every expectation I could of had.
I have never driven a car so smooth and beautiful.
I sure do get the looks and love every minute of it.
I am averaging 26-28 MPG on the highway.
I could not ask for a better car and I love love this one.
by JB Leport on Dec 28, 2006 Vehicle: 1998 Jaguar XJ-Series XJ8 L 4dr Sedan
This is the 3rd Jag I have owned and it is the best so far. The V8 engine is actually no better than the 4 liter 6 cyl eng, but it has a better reliability factor. Change oil at 4-5000 miles, rotate tires every 5000, wash and wax regularly. Wonderful family car with LOTS of room.
by DaveL on Sep 1, 2005 Vehicle: 1998 Jaguar XJ-Series XJ8 L 4dr Sedan
From the exterior design to the comfort and performance this car is A+++++ Just make sure you service it by a qualified mechanic and update the cooling system with a new water pump and hoses and you shouldn't have a problem. Also, buy parts ONLINE only; save you a ton of money!
A new V8 engine, taken from the XK8 Coupe and Convertible, makes its way into the engine bay. A revised instrument panel greatly improves interior ergonomics. Cruise and satellite stereo controls are located on the steering wheel.
Talk About The 1998 XJ-Series
1998 Jaguar XJ-Series Discussions
he and those same teams styled the 1998 - 2003 XJ-Series, the S-type, the XK-Series, and the much of the X-type. After Lawson's death, Ian Callum came in from Aston Martin (DB7 stylist) and finished...