My well-maintained but hi-miles (160k) car died recently (227k) when the supercharger disintegrated and destroyed the engine. Too much $$ to repair. I already have spent $20k in 3 years in repairs, due to expensive parts. ABS/traction control module had to go to UK for reprogramming. Rear hub melted, destroyed a rotor and a drive shaft. A door dent was expensive to fix. some preventative maintenance including tranny fluid lines. The sunroof was $1200+. The seat computer I never bothered with as it conked out whilst in my fave position. etc etc. Still no regrets. These are beautiful, inspired cars and it has been a true joy to own. A perma-smile on my face each time I drove it.
Buying this car was a dream!
I knew the car had a lot of
horsepower but never fully comprehended
it until I floored it,
two words came out with
the first being "OH....", the 2nd I
will leave off. This car is a dream to
drive and even comfortable on long
drives. This is one of the smoothest
cars I have driven. I had hit 100 on
the interstate and not even notice it
until I looked down. When I pointed
this out to my better half, her
response was "All I am saying is your
son is in the car". I personally think
he liked it.
The XJR is truly a supercar in it's own
right. It is understatement at it's
best. Just possibly looking at the XJR
logo on the vehicle or the 255/45zr17
tires may give away what lurks beneath
the hood. Power is availble on command.
Does well in city driving. Give it an
open road and it will slap a smile on
Repairs can be expensive so make sure
the preventive maintenance is taken care
of without fail.
This vehicle keeps bimmers and mercs at bay!