Lot 4003
1998 Jaguar XK8 Convertible
Lot Details & Additional Photographs

VIN: SAJGX2243WC023562 Mileage: 89,000

With a 4.0 liter V8 engine producing 290 horsepower and a five-speed automatic transmission, with rear wheel drive. A sport mode with the ability to disengage stability control changes the driving characteristics of the car. With four-wheel disc brakes and seventeen inch aluminum alloy wheels with ZR Pirelli P-Zero performance tires in a very aggressive 245/50-17 size, the performance is noticeable. Otherwise it is a smooth and very easy car to drive.

Exterior in the original Sapphire Blue Metallic paint, with Ivory leather interior with sable colored carpets and burl wood trim. A blue canvas convertible top is power operated by a button, and the boot cover is is easy to install and can be completed in less than two minutes. Also with power adjustable seats, power windows and locks, fog lights, steering wheel mounted cruise control, am/fm/cassette tape player with trunk mounted CD changer, and digital climate controls with a trip meter.

This lot subject to reserve. For this lot, payment accepted only by wire transfer. 15% Buyer's Premium for LLA live-online and absentee bidding. 20% buyer's premium for live internet bidding through a third party host. For winning bidders in NC, license plate and titling of vehicle will be obtained by Leland Little Auctions NCFL# 7452, provided all applicable fees and taxes are paid.

Current ownership since 2005 and service records from 2010 are present and indicate routine services to include from most recent: cooling system overhaul and new starter, new climate control panel, air bag/SRS control unit replaced along with a faulty ground cable, transmission replaced with a re-manufactured unit in 2014 at 80,000 miles, and routine services; new, never used car cover included.

Recent polish improved clarity of paint and revealed a few minor chips and scrapes; interior was thoroughly detailed and revealed cracking to the drivers seat and door handle, with minor cracking to passenger seat; original convertible top in excellent condition; small typical oil leak at valve cover that produces slight smoke at times; car was stored under an open shelter and apparently some insulation from engine compartment was used to build rodent homes, with no indication of other damage; no other apparent concerns.