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Selling my XJR 4.0A if anyone is interested?

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Re: Selling my XJR 4.0A if anyone is interested?

Postby naki_k » Sun Oct 13, 2019 4:41 am

lovely chap came to view it Thursday night but it’s not mint enough for what he is looking for.


What issues did he flag up with the car then?
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Re: Selling my XJR 4.0A if anyone is interested?

Postby Lynchygt3 » Sun Oct 13, 2019 10:48 am

Front foot wells being welded put him off and the bulkhead has been seam sealed, although I believe this has been a preventative measure as it’s sold under the sealer? And to much paintwork been carried out over the years.

He had an absolutely stunning 40,000 Miles 94 Daimler 6 that had been painted in places but never welded and the interior was as new so it’s a very hard act to follow.

Do you think any of the 33 XJR’s left are very low mileage totally original metal cars?

If so they must be the mystical £10,000 xj40’s

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Re: Selling my XJR 4.0A if anyone is interested?

Postby Lynchygt3 » Sun Oct 13, 2019 10:49 am

She is Solent blue by the way :mrgreen:

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Re: Selling my XJR 4.0A if anyone is interested?

Postby NMV 1E » Sun Oct 13, 2019 1:26 pm

It's a funny old world this cars and their "values" thing it really is ... TBH as we know some asking prices are well North of 10k and really, I wonder. There's a Ford Sierra on a "Y" plate out of the box original offered on fb for that figure at the moment ( :?: ) Some figures are dreamt up I suspect, some indicate a great unwillingness to sell ... For whatever reason ... Some figures are the sum total of many years worth of Invoices ... Some bear little or any relationship to the real "World". Then, as the asking price climbs ever hopefully Northwards, I find the pool of cars (generally) gets much larger (and deeper) ... At and approaching 20k there's a LOT of choice from almost brand new ... To something a little different. A greater asking price doesn't automatically ensure, a better item

Welded isn't an issue, neither is bodywork, though to an "original" pedant maybe more than the eyes can take ... And both need to be done properly, it is possible to weld and repair without compromising aesthetics although a costly and time (refer back to previous word) consuming exercise. The finished product needs to be worth the outlay.

I feel the car that's been the subject of this thread is worth every penny of the asking price (given traditional wiggle room and mug of tea and pencil sharpening chat ...) If it wasn't for the very simple fact I've already owned one, I might well have pursued this particular car further ....... ;)
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Re: Selling my XJR 4.0A if anyone is interested?

Postby naki_k » Mon Oct 14, 2019 5:56 am

Lynchygt3 wrote:Front foot wells being welded put him off and the bulkhead has been seam sealed, although I believe this has been a preventative measure as it’s sold under the sealer? And to much paintwork been carried out over the years.

He had an absolutely stunning 40,000 Miles 94 Daimler 6 that had been painted in places but never welded and the interior was as new so it’s a very hard act to follow.

Do you think any of the 33 XJR’s left are very low mileage totally original metal cars?

If so they must be the mystical £10,000 xj40’s


I do know of at least one never welded 50k XJR. Owned by a member on here.
There’s a few others that have been advertised by dealers over the years at £13,000 to £15,000, but i don’t know any further more precise details on them. Whether they ever sold or not?

There’s no set value on any of these cars, and they are all individuals as far as all the variables go. So this does cause endless confusion for buyers and sellers both trying to figure out numbers.
They do all/ will all need work at some point though.
There are some buyers looking for nothing short of perfection too. They have a lot of searching to do to find what they want. It can take years.
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Re: Selling my XJR 4.0A if anyone is interested?

Postby naki_k » Mon Oct 14, 2019 6:01 am

33 XJR’s left


Where did you get that figure from?
The HML website is notoriously unreliable!
Maybe that’s Taxed & MOT’d?

My personal feeling is there’s way more than 33.
200+ I would say is more realistic. Still a small number on the grand scheme of things though.
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93 4.0 Sovereign
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Re: Selling my XJR 4.0A if anyone is interested?

Postby katar83 » Mon Oct 14, 2019 12:01 pm

See what the red one currently on eBay goes for, it looks mint too so you'll get an idea what yours might be worth there too.
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Re: Selling my XJR 4.0A if anyone is interested?

Postby naki_k » Mon Oct 14, 2019 1:34 pm

katar83 wrote:See what the red one currently on eBay goes for, it looks mint too so you'll get an idea what yours might be worth there too.


That listing ended early. He’s taken a deposit on it, but didn’t say what it went for.
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Re: Selling my XJR 4.0A if anyone is interested?

Postby donkeyotty » Mon Oct 14, 2019 5:05 pm

naki_k wrote:
katar83 wrote:See what the red one currently on eBay goes for, it looks mint too so you'll get an idea what yours might be worth there too.


That listing ended early. He’s taken a deposit on it, but didn’t say what it went for.


He was willing to end the auction early if he got £2500.
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Re: Selling my XJR 4.0A if anyone is interested?

Postby xjr40 » Mon Oct 14, 2019 7:23 pm

Looks lovely ;)

Keep it and sell something else :D
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