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As soon as one of many world’s quickest manufacturing vehicles, the Jaguar XJ220 is now up on the market. Set to be auctioned at RM Sotheby’s Arizona 2024 sale on January 25 on the Arizona Biltmore, it’s estimated to fetch as a lot as $600,000.
The 1993 mannequin has a prime velocity of 218 mph, due to its 542 hp engine, and is considered one of solely 281 ever constructed. This particular mannequin has lower than 5,000 miles on its odometer and has service receipts of over $170,000 together with a Daimler Heritage Belief certificates. Any potential new proprietor of this beautiful coupe ought to know that (as with every supercar from the period) the car would require attentive upkeep.
Led by Jim Randle, a staff of engineers labored on the XJ220 on their off time in what they referred to as the ‘Saturday Membership’. Made at a purpose-built manufacturing unit in Oxfordshire, simply exterior of London, the automotive had a restricted manufacturing run from 1992 via 1994. On the finish of manufacturing, the automotive fetched costs as much as £470,000.
Initially designed to have a V-12 engine, the automotive really encompasses a 3.5-liter, all-alloy turbocharged V-6 center engine with a five-speed transmission. Regarded among the many most bold of Jaguar’s efforts, the automotive has a 0-60mph time of three.6sec and revs as much as 100mph in 7.3sec. For a short time, it held the document for the world’s quickest manufacturing automotive and had a faster zero to 60 mph than the Ferrari F40.
This particular mannequin, chassis No. 220686 was accomplished in late September of 1993 and was owned by collections earlier than being despatched to Jaguar Heritage in 2016 for a complete servicing of over $100,000 in work. Following this work, the consignor commissioned Jaguar Minneapolis in 2023 to carry out a further $65,000 of service work.
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