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92 posts

114 months

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Always enjoyed this section on the forum, so thought i should contribute now i have my first "serious" car.

Picked it up just two weeks ago and couldn't believe i had finally bought my first V8. I haven't done many miles yet, 200 ish, but it's been faultless so far and is everything i wanted it to be. Refined, graceful, but brutish and quick when it needs to be.

I hope people enjoy the photos.

Cheers

Charlie

ps it was only temporarily parked in the disabled bay for the purposes of a photo just a few hours after purchase. I had to get some immediate evidence of owning it just incase something happened!








SVX

1,695 posts

94 months

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That's lovely. I've always fancied one of these smile

8cylinder

151 posts

25 months

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Love it,i have the r1 version of these and thoroughly enjoy driving it.
Yours looks stunning.

Max M4X WW

2,661 posts

65 months

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Looks stunning in black parked on a side road!

Dave Hedgehog

7,033 posts

87 months

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that is lovely
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722Adam

2,113 posts

96 months

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Oh my...

That is stunning!

Otter Smacker

5,612 posts

77 months

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cloud9DO WANT!

A very, very pretty car yes.

tbc

2,568 posts

58 months

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my Dad had one of these from 2004- 2008

cracking cars, never managed over 26mpg but the ride and comfort was second to none

it used to glide over speed bumps

8cylinder

151 posts

25 months

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Has the xjr had paint work at some point?
Xjr,s have coach lines on them apart from the xjr 100.
The xjr has the coach line under the lacquer so for it not to have one it must have been painted at some point.
You just can't pull the coach line off.
Either way it is very beautifull.

Tiger Tim

1,512 posts

105 months

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oof that's nice! Can definitely see me owning one of those as my daily at some point.

Ecurie Ecosse

4,467 posts

101 months

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Lovely! Be sure to get the pulley upgrade done.

AmitG

1,020 posts

43 months

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Absolutely beautiful cloud9 A future classic in the making.

It looks to be in good condition for 84K. What's the service history like?

If you haven't done so already, get it looked over by a specialist (of which there are loads).

St. Anger

1,118 posts

64 months

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Wow, that looks fantastic.

Happy wafting.

Speedracer329

1,276 posts

60 months

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Just superb, a craking car, I hope I get to own another one before I hang up my license.

jas xjr

8,331 posts

122 months

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well done . looks good

myles1972

2,627 posts

54 months

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I love that. Please give updates on how much fuel it goes through, it should sway me towards getting one!

Rushmore

1,223 posts

25 months

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Great car!

Ecurie Ecosse

4,467 posts

101 months

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myles1972 said:
I love that. Please give updates on how much fuel it goes through, it should sway me towards getting one!
Mine is averaging 16.8mpg, with mostly out of town driving. I don't spare the loud pedal.

myles1972

2,627 posts

54 months

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Ecurie Ecosse said:
myles1972 said:
I love that. Please give updates on how much fuel it goes through, it should sway me towards getting one!
Mine is averaging 16.8mpg, with mostly out of town driving. I don't spare the loud pedal.
Spare the rod, spoil the child. I like your style, and 17mpg (rounding up works for me!) is not too ruinous!!

Ecurie Ecosse

4,467 posts

101 months

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myles1972 said:
Ecurie Ecosse said:
myles1972 said:
I love that. Please give updates on how much fuel it goes through, it should sway me towards getting one!
Mine is averaging 16.8mpg, with mostly out of town driving. I don't spare the loud pedal.
Spare the rod, spoil the child. I like your style, and 17mpg (rounding up works for me!) is not too ruinous!!
Absolutely. I've found if you put the cruise on at 70mph the mpg improves greatly.

But I soon got bored with that smile
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