1990 Jaguar XJ-Series Consumer Review: Inexpensive Introduction

1990 Jaguar XJ-Series - Consumer Review

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XJ6 Vanden Plas Sedan (4.0L 6-cyl. 4-speed Automatic)

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Inexpensive Introduction
By Barry Carter on


1990 Jaguar XJ-Series XJ6 Vanden Plas 4dr Sedan


I bought this car from it's second owner in Dayton, Ohio in '04. It drove like a dream all the way to Dallas. It rained across OH, WVA, VA, TN, & AR. IT got warm in TX. Since then I have replaced the AC compressor, headliner, rack & pinion bushings, some PS hoses, had a brake job, repaired both rear door handles, and tinted the windows. There is some minor body rust to repair. I'd also like to replace the Blauplunkt w/ an original radio. I'm trying to find OEM wheels to replace the current alloys w/ plastic Jag caps. If you are patient and want a great daily driver that doesn't look like everything else on the road, this one was affordable. Which makes restoring it less painful.

Best Features

Drivability and interior.

Worst Features

Don't the British drink beverages in their cars? No cup holders in this one and the placement of cup holders in my '99 XJ8L is from Mars if you shift or smoke.
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