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Jaguar XJ220 : 1997

£299,990

car description

So much has been written about the XJ220 in the 22 years since it started production back in 1992. Only 281 examples of this supercar were ever produced, much less than its direct rival the Ferrari F40. Bad timing, marketing and price increases meant one of the fastest production cars the world has ever seen can be bought for a fraction of the price of other cars to have held this title. The brain child of the Jaguar Saturday club including members of the racing department TWR, the XJ220 promised a V12 engine and 4 wheel drive when it first surfaced in 1988, prompting 1500 deposits. As the car was developed and the UKs economy crashed into darkness the project progressed with the TWR V64V which was also found in the XJR-10 and XJR-11 and the Group B 6R4. Producing 540 BHP but weighing in at only 1390kg the XJ220 is still one of the quickest cars on the road today, with the outright pace to out drag a Pagani Zonda and many other more modern supercars. Fantastic to drive, beautiful to look at and very rare the XJ220 ticks so many boxes and still is one of the supercars. This superb example finished in Spa Silver with Smoke Gray trim has been in the UK since 1997 originally being deli

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key Facts

  • Ad ID
    54492
  • Ad type
    For sale
  • Category
    Jaguar > XJ220
  • Year
    1997

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Chart Enterprise Park, Dencora Way
Ashford, TN23 4FL, Isle of Wight
United Kingdom

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