Jaguar XJS/XK8/XKR 1976-2009: Market Review 2019

By: Cliff Chambers

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Jaguar XJS/XK8/XKR 1976-2009

For reasons best known to the people who buy Jaguars, V12 XJS models derived little kudos from their amazing 1985 Bathurst victory [1st and 3rd places] and European Touring Car success.

| Buyer's Guide: Jaguar XJS 1975-1996

Very early cars are making gains due to scarcity but the only other versions making serious money are V12 convertibles which often reach $50,000.

Later XK8 and supercharged XKR cars are more practical for regular use than a V12 and the influence of rampant depreciation has diminished.

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Late-model XK 150 versions which cost $250K+ when new are still in strife, having already lost 75 per cent of their value.

| Buyer's Guide: Jaguar XK8/XKR


XJS Coupe 1976-88 $17,360 [22] 

XJS Cabrio. $26,700 [5]

XJS Conv. $58,775 [11] 

XK8 Coupe $32,310 [8] 

XK8 Conv. $33,845 [7] 

XKR Coupe 1997-04 $46,165 [6] 

XK150 V8 $64,480 [9]

[*] = number of recorded sales

(Note: concours & special cars may demand more.)

Numbers from our 2019 European & British Value Guide.


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