1992 Jaguar XJS Convertible - 29k miles - Red - Rare, Sweet, Nice!

1992 Jaguar XJS

Make: Jaguar
Model: XJS
Type: Convertible
Trim: Convertible
Year: 1992
Mileage: 29,500
VIN: SAJNW4842NC182780
Color: Red
Fuel: Gasoline
Drive type: Rear Wheel
Interior color: Tan
Vehicle Title: Clear
Item location: Edgewater, Florida, United States
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Description for Jaguar XJS 1992

1992 Jaguar XJS Convertible29k Miles (No. that is NOT a Typo. !)5. 7ci V-12 Gasoline motor. GM THM400 Automatic TransmissionEverything works. convertible top is New!Cold upgraded A/CPower Windows. Power SeatsNew custom exhaust. purrs like a kitten! This is the one you've been waiting for!As near perfect as any other XJS Convertible. on Ebay or elsewhere! This Jaguar was purchased by me July 2013 with just over 29. 00 miles. I know XJS Jaguars. having owned many in the last 20 years. and I do my own workThis XJS now has 29. 00 miles. During the last 800 miles. I've made many enhancements that increase driving pleasure. Unlike many sellers who drone endlessly with their flowery descriptions but don't have a clue what's under the paint. I've owned many XJS's and know exactly what it takes to go from an "average" XJS to an "Oustanding" XJS! New in the last 800 miles:Convertible Top. Inside & out. including HeadlinerRear deck carpeting including rear storage areaOEM Radio (AM/FM/Cassette) completely refurbishedFront Bilstein ShocksRear Boge ShocksBoth are high-end. high performance shock absorber manufacturers. Rear Sport-Spring Set of 4Check out the ride-height (gap above tires) that others are selling. Most cars of this vintage will be substantally saggingWhy new rear springs you say? Even though with only 29k miles. these small springs have been holding the car up for 23 years. they get tired!!Addco brand Performance Sport Roll Bar - FrontAddco brand Performance Sport Roll Bar - RearEliminates all body roll during turns. Take turns (or freeway ramps) at any speed. nbsp;the car stays perfectly flat!Rear Trailing Arm Bushings (Large & Small ends)Note large-bushing air-gaps mounted sideways to reduce IRS movement- Originally installed in-line which allows IRS to rollHigh-Performance Connecting Links Fully adjustable to allow for rear sway bar tuningCustom Free-Flowing Exhaust System Stacked glass-pak mufflers reduce back pressure. engine runs cooler & delivers a pleasing note. especially with top downPirelli P600 Radial Tires Jaguar XJS's used Pirelli Tires as OEM for their performance. endurance. and stylingFront Brake Calipers & Pads New Dual-Piston Front Calipers. New Premium PadsNew Interior Ski Slope. nbsp;w/cup-holders (no ashtrays) Finally! Someone designed a replacement ski-slope with cup holders!Oil Change - Oil Filter - Lube (yes. this car has grease fittings)Marelli Distributor RotorAll new speakers in front doors and rear cabinet areaNew Halogen Fog Lamp bulbsNew Poly Steering-Rack Bushings Steering has zero slop. car tracks beautifully!Paint appears original. body is slick and smooth. There was a minor paint touchup done that will be hard to discover!New engine water pump. hoses. clamps. and belts The water pump bearing had a slight growl. And replacing belts and hoses just makes good sense!Now if a similar car you see on Ebay is advertised as "absolutely perfect". nbsp;" simply stunningly". or (my favorite) "These car's has (sic) tripled in book value in last year alone". well. you recognize salesman-speak when you hear it. --> See the end of this listing for more flowery comments that are truly red-flag alerts when you see them! <--While these vintage cars can be in 'really good' condition. at 20+ yrs old. they ALL have some issues. You will always be chasing some little thing on these cars. so if you're allergic to maintenence. nbsp;this car is "not" for you. Here's the very few deficiencies I've noted on this car. See pictures: Carpet in rear deck "where sun had shone through" was replaced. Slightly off color to floor carpet. Previous owner replaced original hood "Growler" medallion with a "Leaper" medallion (The "Leaper" was only used on sedans (aka Saloons) While this may not be a big deal. it will definately subtract points at a Concours judging event! (And even more painful. sometimes you'll see someone with a Growler AND a Leaper together on the same hood. Yikes!) Electric door locks are tempermental. Trunk however can be locked separately. Recommend never locking convertible doors anyway!Features:This is an ultra-smooth ride. Starts easily. fast idles when cold. RPM's drop to 800 when warm. No warning lights. bells. or whistles during or after normal start up. Car eagerly accelerates. nbsp;responding to your desire. Automatic shifts smooth. stops quickly. Exceptionally quiet body noise for a convertible - No clicks. pops. groans. thumps. etc. All interior courtesy lamps work when doors open. All exterior lamps are fully functional. Electric windows and electric top works perfectly. Trip computer face is flawless (most this age are heat-fogged). Rear window defogger (wires on glass) works fine. OEM Cruise Control engages and holds perfect speed. OEM AM/FM/Stereo Radio with Cassette is profesionally rebuilt. Rear deck (trunk) lid is flawless. (Many in this era are rusted along outer bottom edge)Newer battery in trunk. plus small trickle charger permanently mounted. (Prev owner didn't drive it much!)Includes original Jaguar tool kit in trunk pouchIncludes all owners' manualsIncludes brand-new. never used spare tire on mag rim(Rim is a Mag. identical to mounted tires)Includes canvas OEM parade cover. aka "Boot"(covers the retracted convertible top)Includes several repair manuals on CDDid I mention this car only has 29k miles? This car is a head turner and will be your pride and other's envy. Can you tell I'm a little bit of a fanatic about how I maintain my Jaguars?Truthfully. I'd like to sell this to anyone wanting an exceptional. reliable. exotic automobile. But I'd REALLY like to sell it to someone that has previously owned an XJS so they can realize just how much better one can be with the right knowledge and TLC!The NADA Guide "Average" Retail on this beauty is $15400. "High Retail" is $22. 00(look it up @ NADA. com!)I am pleased to offer as a buy-it-now for only $14. 95Terms:$1000 non-refundable deposit via paypal within 24 hours. Balance due either bank-wire or cash in-personFly in to Daytona International Airpoirt. and drive it home. (I'll pick you up!)Will recommend vehicle transporter and assist loading if you prefer to have transported. You see my feedback. you know I'm a straight shooter. Questions? Call me direct. 386-576-7890 JimI am NOT a dealer. just a life-long mechanic with a love for cars. Here are just a few comments from previous vehicles I've sold:"completely honest and straight forward guy. WHAT YOU SEE IS WHAT YOU GET" Buyer: Member id: pammjo 2013 Chevy Avalanche "I just wanted to let you know how much we're enjoying the Mazda. It's running great and we're having the best start to autumn in ages. I haven't had the top up since it arrived. " Jeff Z via Email1989 Mazda RX-7 Convertible "Just as described Easy to work with Very honest Highly recommended"Member id: vbrat1 2005 F-250 Diesel "Great to deal with Very large purchase better than discribed. Super trustworthy"Member id: drewlawn 2007 Chevy Silverado 3500 Diesel "Positive feedback rating Very forthright and easy to work with"Member id: ktjetdc 2005 Honda Ridgeline Pickup "ITEM WAS BETTER THAN EXPECTED THANKS AGAIN"Member id: sharp-shooter15 1989 Jaguar XJ-S V-12 "great deal. exactly as described. honest salesperson. would do business again". Member id: 1431967201997 Mercury Mystique Bid with confidence. Call anytime with questions. or for more detail. 386-576-7890 Jim OK. In closing. I promised you some more "Dealer Speak". you know. the verbage that auto dealers invent when they don't know much about the vehicle they're selling. also known as "smoke". Soak in the often humorous. nbsp; mostly unverifyable statements that are used in other car advertisements. They are reprinted in their exact entirety. mispelling. twisted english and all. along with my comments. enjoy! These car's has tripled in book value in last year alone (Really? Which book?) Simply one of the best investments you could ever make (OK. forget real-estate. stocks. bonds. tulips. etc) these car's will sell for over 50k like this one in next ten years (So. I'll hold this car 10 years and you'll pay me $50k?) We know these as well as anyone and this car is right ready (What does "anyone" know about these cars. and what's "right ready". anyway?) THIS BEAUTIFUL RED ****** CONVERTIBLE IS WHAT WE BELIEVE TO BE ONE OF THE BEST V-12 TO BE FOUND ANYWHERE(Anywhere? Just how many places HAVE you checked?) THIS CAR IS A DREAM FIND. HIS IS AN ORIGINAL CAR (Yeah they're ALL dream finds. sometimes nightmares!) NO ISSUES THAT WE CAN FIND ANYWHERE (OUTSIDE OF RADIO THAT WE WILL GET WORKING) (Haven't looked very hard. have you?) Book value has increased over 30% last two years. Just think of its value in ten years (Gosh. in 10 years. umm. oh yeah. $50k. right?) Don't miss the buy of a lifetime. (Forget first house. car. college. boat. kids. wives. winning lotto ticket. etc. Lifetime Buy. right? Got it!) THIS TRULY BEAUTIFUL. RED XXXXXX CONVERTIBLE IS WHAT WE BELIEVE TO BE THE MOST BEAUTIFUL MODELS EVER BUILT (In your humble opinion. right?) YOU MUST COME SEE THIS ONE (and see every other trailer-queen we have on our buy-here. pay-here. repo-here car lot!) IF YOU HAVE BEEN LOOKING FOR ONE OF THESE XXXXX MODELS YOU MIGHT AS WELL STOP LOOKING NOW! (no problem. I'm going blind anyway from all the verbal glitter you're spreading!) THESE XJS MODELS ARE INCREASING IN VALUE DAILY! (Yep. Got it. See the 50k examples above!) YOU WILL LOOK FOR YEARS TO FIND ANOTHER ONE LIKE THIS! (And wonder for several years after that. what was I thinking?) IT COMES WITH BRAND NEW CHROME VANDEN PLAS WHEELS WE DO HAVE THE ORIGINAL LATTICE ONES BUT WE CAN ONLY GIVE YOU ONE SET. NOT BOTH. (Not for any price? Bummer!) WHAT ARE YOU WAITING ON? (Waiting for my laughter to subside. reading all this drivel!) THEY JUST DO NOT COME ALONG EVERYDAY LIKE THIS. (Thankfully. Otherwise we'd buy them all!) IF YOU KNOW OF ONE AND YOU DON'T WANT IT. CALL ME! I WILL PAY YOU A FINDERS FEE. (If I know of one 'what'?) SIMPLY A DREAM CAR (Dream boat. or Nightmare?) VERY LOW MILES - YOU MUST TAKE A LOOK. (Don't look too closely at the scratches on the odometer wheel!) CAR IS ABSOLUTELY IN BEAUTIFUL CONDITION THROUGHOUT (But will it pass the white-glove test?) NO ISSUES THAT WE CAN FIND (Just how hard did you look? There's always "issues") NON FACTORY SOUND SYSTEM AM/FM RADIO. SOUNDS AMAZING. WE ALSO HAVE ORIGINAL RADIO IF YOU WOULD RATHER HaVE THAT (Gee. will the original radio work. and still fit into the hacked up dash and hook up to the savaged wiring?) LOOKS SIMPLY AMAZING!! (From 40 feet. to be sure!) RED WITH AMAZING TAN LEATHER INTERIOR (Just how 'amazing' can tan leather be. anyway?) I DON'T KNOW WHAT TO SAY EXCEPT COME SEE FOR YOURSELF (Momma taught you not to lie. obviously!) YOU WON'T GO HOME WITHOUT IT. (Define "it". Could be a car. could be a good shellackin') This car has been garage kept since new and has just been detailed to a stunning finish. (Never ever been detailed until now?) A true pleasure to drive. this car will bring a smile to your face. (Yeah. until a few miles down the road. then a call from your phone. to AAA!) Look at the photos below. They tell the story. (Photos can't create the smoke your verbage can. oh wait. isn't that smoke coming from under the hood?) Don't wait on this! It's one of a kind and stunning. (Yeah. had a girlfriend like that. Once. Still one of a kind. Not so stunning!) This is the right color combination! (The right combination for what? Halloween? Christmas?) Come and see for yourself this will be the classic to have in years to come. (How many years until it becomes. "the classic"?) OK. gentle Readers. If you've come along this far. you know how to spot the BS. Now go bid on MY "once in a lifetime. stunning. dream car". OK?Thanks! Jim eBay Turbo ListerThe free listing tool. List your items fast and easy and manage your active items.