Jaguar XJ8 Sovereign

4.0 litre V8, 280hp
5-speed ZF automatic transmission

Meteorite metallic / Warm Charcoal leather

185000 kms


Two owners in Germany, seven in Finland.
Decent service history and recent big expenditure in timing gear upgrade and transmission overhaul.
Very nice exterior and interior condition.
Full set of books and manuals and 1998 model range brochure.

The 16″ wheels in most pictures are now fitted with Hakkapeliitta 8 winter tyres, but a set of sought-after XJR 18″ Asteroid wheels with Pirelli P Zero Rosso tyres are included – shown in second picture.

Service and ownership history:

11/1998 delivered to first owner Mr D Michler, Autohaus Sprau Jaguar Saarbrücken
8/1999 service, Autohaus Sprau Jaguar Saarbrücken, 15627 km
4/2000 service, Autohaus Sprau Jaguar Saarbrücken, 32130 km
10/2000 service, Autohaus Sprau Jaguar Saarbrücken, 51166 km
3/2002 change of owner Mr J Caspar, Eppelborn
3/2002 service, Autohaus Sprau Saarbrücken, 63814 km
2/2003 service, Autohaus Sprau Saarbrücken, 94827 km
12/2005 service, Verkstan W&R Kronoby FI, 100152 km
1/2006 imported and registered in Finland
11/2006 MOT/TÜV roadworthiness inspection
4/2007 service, Inchcape Jaguar Turku, 110727 km
9/2007 MOT/TÜV roadworthiness inspection
11/2008 MOT/TÜV roadworthiness inspection
9/2009 MOT/TÜV roadworthiness inspection
8/2010 MOT/TÜV roadworthiness inspection
8/2011 MOT/TÜV roadworthiness inspection
9/2012 MOT/TÜV roadworthiness inspection
4/2012 service, 131000 km
7/2013 MOT/TÜV roadworthiness inspection
11/2013 replace starter motor, Rinta-Jouppi Oulu
7/2014 refill a/c system, Toppilan Autohuolto Oulu
8/2014 MOT/TÜV roadworthiness inspection, 143291 km
11/2015 MOT/TÜV roadworthiness inspection, 147708 km
8/2016 MOT/TÜV roadworthiness inspection, 149271 km
8/2017 service, Tujut Oy, 152810 km
8/2017 MOT/TÜV roadworthiness inspection, 152897 km
10/2018 service, overhaul timing gear and transmission, new water pump, Jag-Finn independent Jaguar specialists Espoo, 7643.44 Eur, 156474 km
11/2018 MOT/TÜV roadworthiness inspection, 156710 km
12/2019 MOT/TÜV roadworthiness inspection, 165446 km
11/2020 MOT/TÜV roadworthiness inspection, 174063 km
12/2021 wheel alignment, new drive shaft u-joints, 181280 km
12/2021 MOT/TÜV roadworthiness inspection, 181281 km
12/2021 automatic transmission fluid change, Service Center Porvoo, 332.80 Eur

Factory build specification;
Mirrors with Interior Elecrochromic Function
Audio Type R (euro rds)
Traction Control
Sport Suspension
Space Saver Spare Wheel
7×16 Starburst Alloys P
All Chrome Upper Envirmnt
Radio Frequency Locks
Intrusion Sensing
Tool Kit
Warning Triangle
Gloss Black Mesh Grille
CD Autochanger
Cruise Control
Carpet Footwell Mats
Manual Headlamp Levelling
High Mounted Stop Lamp
1998 Model Year

Trim Details:
Bond grain Leather Seat
Wood/Leather Steerg Wheel
I/P Facia Cont-Warm Charc/Wrm Charc
Leather Gearknob
Nimbus aka Light Oyster Grey Headlining
Flint Grey Carpet
Warm Charcoal (Main cabin colour)
Charcoal / Charcoal Console
Warm Charcoal Piping
Warm Charcoal Seatbelts
Nimbus Upper
Veneer-Burr Walnut
Warm Charcoal Welts

Located in Finland (EU) 30 mins from Helsinki Airport.
All viewings by appointment.

Worldwide delivery.
Trade-ins welcome.