Now up for auction is this 1990 Jaguar XJ-S “Classic Collection” finished in Brooklands Green over a Doeskin leather interior with tan seat piping. Offered exclusively to the U.S. market, the “Classic Collection” edition XJ-S celebrated the last of the pre-facelift models and is appointed with lattice alloy wheels, special badging, and Jaguar’s renowned HE V12 engine. This particular XJ-S was sold new from Monterey Jaguar at an original sticker price of $59,835. It has remained in California ever since and was acquired by its current owner in 2018. A truly well-preserved example, this XJ-S shows just over 44k miles and is accompanied by the original window sticker, Jaguar Heritage Trust Certificate, and extensive service records dating back to new. This Jaguar is now being offered for auction by its seller out of Grover Beach, CA.
The Brooklands Green exterior finish is said to have been kept in very good condition overall with only a small dent and paint chip noted on the front bonnet. This special edition can be identified by its “Classic Collection” badge located on the rear just above the “V12” insignia. A Jaguar hood ornament has been added along with a period cell phone antenna mounted on the rear trunk lid. This example rides on factory 15” lattice wheels that were dressed in a brand-new set of Cooper Cobra Radial G/T tires in September of 2019 within the last 1k miles.
Inside, the cabin is configured in Doeskin leather with tan seat piping, deep pile carpeting, and decorative Burl Walnut trim. Other factory features include a leatherbound tilt steering wheel, power tinted windows, power door locks, automatic temperature control, heated sport seats with power-adjustable lumbar support, and a 4-speaker sound system. Some signs of wear are present on the front seats.
Power is derived from a large 5.3 L HE V12 SOHC 24-valve engine that sends as much as 263 HP and 278 lb.-ft of torque to the rear wheels through a smooth 3-speed automatic transmission. Service records are available dating back to the original purchase and the seller reports that a section of the exhaust pipe was replaced with a new OEM part under their ownership.
This sale will include a Jaguar Heritage Trust Certificate, the original window sticker, spare tire, CD changer, and a clean title. A timeless luxury grand tourer, this well-represented Jaguar XJ-S is an excellent choice for collectors and driving enthusiasts alike.