buying advice

  1. M

    Regular Intermittent noise 2.2d x type

    Hello I'm the new guy here and on the hunt for an x type 2.2 diesel estate, of which I have found a near showroom condition 2006, 118,000 miles, fsh ect ect....the car is manual transmission also. I have zero experience with these cars. The car in question drives great, pulls well in all 6...
  2. E

    Thinking of buying a Jaguar S-Type 2003 V6 3.0, would appreciate any advice

    Hello everybody, I am thinking of buying a second hand Jaguar S-Type 2003 V6 3.0 and I am really on the fence due to the mileage.(350 000 km) Spoke to the person selling it and got a really good vibe from the him, the car also appears to be in very good condition and he stated that he took...
  3. B

    Hunting for a 2.5 V6 Manual

    Hi all, i am looking to buy an X-Type with the 2.5 V6 engine, manual gearbox and in a sport variant trim. I have read what I can find but have yet to find a definitive buyers guide, particularly one listing all the trims and special editions. if there is one, could someone point me to it...
  4. raptor_f22

    Car buying: what would you do?

    Looking to get a new daily driver and found a couple of cars far from me which both look good on paper. I'm a little torn between my head and my heart... 1) 2003 Mini Cooper S, 69k on the clock, most well equipped I've seen, nav, leather trim, air con, heated seats, heated mirrors and...
  5. R

    Buying a used X-Type between £1,000 - £1,500

    Hi, I'm buying a Jaguar for the first time. I've always fancied one and last time I had the chance went for a BMW 320 which was OK. Now I'm looking for a used X-Type in the £1,000 - £1500 range. Any advice on which are best for my type of driving and what to look for would be really, really...
  6. E

    Should I buy a 1996 Jaguar XJ6 X300?

    Dear Jagdrivers, I'm thinking of buying my very first car and I'm considering a Jaguar XJ6 from 1996, the entry model with a 3,2L engine. About me: I'm born in 1996, which may be the most important thing to know about me. So I'm 20, a tech journalist and my driving license is currently in...
  7. V

    How much does a rebuilt transmission affect sale price?

    Hi everyone! I'm new to the forum and would appreciate any advice you may have. I'm looking at a 1977 Jaguar XJ with a rebuilt Chevy 350 V8 being sold by a private individual. The seller is asking for $4000, and I"m curious as to whether this is a fair price. The interior is in good shape...
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