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Finished in Midnight Black with Jet Leather Interior this March 2012 registered Long Wheelbase Diesel XJ has recorded only delivery miles and comes with the following options in addition to the standard specification:-

Heated Steering Wheel, Heated & Cooled Front Seats, Centre Rear Head Restraint, DAB Digital Radio, Electric Windows Front and Rear, Power Fold Mirrors, Dual View Touch Screen Display, Electric Memory Seats, Bowers & Wilkins Sound System, Adaptive Bi-Xenon Headlights, Electric Rear Sunblind, Satellite Navigation, CD Player, Cruise Control, Rear Parking Camera, Auto Dimming Rear View Mirror, Dual Zone Climate Control, Heated/Cooled Fixed Rear Seat, Privacy Glass, Parking Distance Control – Front and Rear, Bluetooth Phone Connectivity, Alloy Wheels 20″, 8″ Dual View, Voice Activation, Keyless Drive, Carpet Mats, Heated Front Screen. List price £70684 inc VAT.

This XJ LWB is available to purchase today at £58998 inc VAT (excluding Shipping/Delivery costs)

Please note this car is VAT qualifying.

For further details please give us a call on ++44(0)1732 760699 or email

N.B. This image was created using the Jaguar Configurator. It is not an image of the actual car for sale.

Jaguar’s Press Release on the XJ Sport and Speed Packs as follows:-

“Jaguar’s award-winning flagship XJ saloon – which combines elegance, drama and sporting prowess – is now available with optional Sport and Speed Packs to further emphasise the performance aspect of its character.

With the XJ, Jaguar has created an entirely new template for the luxury performance saloon. The XJ seamlessly blends sporting potential, dynamic driving abilities and luxurious appointments; a class-leading combination that has gathered plaudits worldwide. The Sport and Speed packs further unlock the performance potential of the XJ both aesthetically and dynamically.

The Sport Pack – available throughout the XJ range – comprises a number of exterior and interior design options that clearly underline the assertive side of the car’s personality. Externally the appearance of the XJ has been made even more dramatic with the addition of aerodynamically optimised changes to the bodywork and an alloy wheel design specific to the Sport Pack.

The functional aerodynamic changes of the Sport Pack allow supercharged XJ models to be additionally offered with the Speed Pack, which raises the limited top speed from 155mph (250km/h) to 174mph (280km/h).


“The XJ is much more than a limousine. Its power and potential mean it can out-perform many so-called sports cars. The new Sport and Speed Packs allow customers to enhance that sporting dynamism even further and create an XJ that looks as good as it drives.”

Ian Callum, Director of Design, Jaguar Cars

The elegantly integrated design changes that comprise the Sport Pack are not simply cosmetic, they allow Jaguar to offer the Speed Pack option, transforming the supercharged XJ models into the fastest saloons the company has ever built.

The result of extensive research in the wind tunnel and on track, the front of the car gains an aerodynamic splitter beneath the bumper to direct air beneath the car to

reduce lift, and at the rear the bootlid lip has been extended to ensure a clean separation of air from the trailing edge of the bodywork. While ensuring optimal stability at high-speed, the Sport Pack maintains the standard XJ’s sleek 0.29Cd aerodynamic figure.

These changes have been reinforced with a number of cosmetic additions that clearly distinguish the Sport Pack-equipped cars from other models. The bold Jaguar radiator grille, a key feature in the XJ’s assertive face with its strong ‘rear view mirror recognition’ factor gains a gloss black mesh finish with the same treatment applied to the lower air opening and side vents.

Red painted brake callipers emblazoned with the Jaguar name are mounted behind new 20-inch ‘Venom’ alloy wheels with a diamond-turned sparkle silver finish to their eye-catching five split-spoke design. Newly designed split twin tailpipes (not available from launch) will leave other drivers in no doubt as to what car has just passed them.


Reflecting the exterior styling changes and befitting its performance oriented remit, the XJ Sport Pack offers interior changes that give driver and passengers a heightened sense of occasion and an indication of the dynamic abilities available.

The front seats are Jaguar’s Performance version, which offer superb support for spirited driving. Trimmed in softgrain leather these offer a huge range of adjustment – including the enlarged side bolsters – to create a perfectly tailored driving position. Active ventilation supplies heated or chilled air as required to each individual front seat. At the driver’s feet sit purposeful machined stainless steel pedals engraved with the Jaguar name.

The rear seats have been trimmed to match the front pair and the Sport specification will be offered in two purposeful colourways of Jet over Jet or Jet over Ivory. The

eye-catching Piano Black trim that highlights certain touch surfaces in the XJ is contrasted in the Sport specification by subtly applied carbon-fibre highlights.


“A car capable of 174mph must have certain basic attributes – stability, aerodynamics, prodigious power and as little weight as possible. The XJ is blessed with all these qualities in abundance and with the addition of the Speed Pack it becomes an ever more impressive performance saloon.”

Mike Cross, Chief Engineer, Vehicle Integrity

The XJ benefits from superb aerodynamics and Jaguar’s innovative lightweight aluminium architecture to offer weight savings of up to 150kg over its competitors. This offers tangible benefits in terms of economy, emissions, driving dynamics, agility and, of course, performance.

The Sport Pack is available on nearly all engine variants, including the muscular twin-turbo diesel, market-specific 3.0 V6 petrol and naturally-aspirated 5.0-litre AJ-V8 where it serves to emphasise the sporting character and driver involvement that are core strengths of every XJ model.

On supercharged AJ-V8 models, the Sport pack can be combined with the Speed Pack, which raises the electronically limited maximum speed from 155mph (250km/h) to 174mph (280km/h).

With such prodigious power already available from the supercharged petrol engines, no increase was necessary to achieve the higher top speed. The only changes necessary were a recalibrated engine management system, reworked software for the innovative virtual instrument display and adjustment to the tyre pressure monitoring system to take into account the heat generated by sustained high-speed motoring.” ENDS

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Finished in Caviar with Jet Soft Grain Leather interior this new, unregistered Jaguar XJ 5.0 short wheel base saloon has the following options in addition to the standard high-level specification:-

Carbon Fibre Veneer Trim, Automatic Transmission, Whitefire Wireless Headphones, Rear Camera Parking Aid, DAB Radio, 8” Dual View Touch Screen Display. List Price £69860 inc VAT.

This car is physical and available to purchase now at £51779 inc VAT (excluding shipping/delivery costs)

For further details please give us a call on ++44(0)1732 760699 or email

Pretty Purrfect!

The Series III XJ seems to have it all. It’s a real Jaguar that perhaps forever will symbolise the ‘space, pace and grace’ principles of Sir William Lyons. The beautiful flowing lines of car design that have made Jaguar so unique and admired the world over.

When the XJ40 appeared in 1986 with its awkward angular looks it seemed that Jaguar had decided that square shoulder pads were the future – to be fair ‘Dynasty’ was the hit TV series at the time. Although why the Jag design team thought that large glass bricks placed either side of the iconic chrome grille would appear more attractive than the traditional round headlights is a tad mysterious. At least they made a welcome comeback on the X300.