Introduction and Thanks. Is this the right car for you? Cost considerations. Living with an XK. Relative Values. Before you view. Inspection equipment. Fifteen minute evaluation. Key points. Serious evaluation. Auctions. Paperwork. What's it worth to you? Do you really want to refurbish? Paint problems. Problems due to lack of use. The community. Vital statistics. Index.
Nigel Thorley has been involved with Jaguars all his life, having owned 68 at the time of writing. His first Jaguar came at the age of 18, and he has owned most models over the years, currently owning a 5.0 litre XK Portfolio convertible and an XJ saloon. Nigel has written over twenty titles on the Jaguar marque, including several of the Essential Buyer's Guides for Veloce Publishing. He is a founder member and director of the Jaguar Enthusiasts' Club and has edited its magazine Jaguar Enthusiast since 1984. Having previously edited Jaguar Driver magazine, he has also written for many other forms of media.
a handy little book ... Author Thorley's advice comes from years of experience with Jags, too. Auto Express an excellent compact reference for tracking down the right model and specification to cherish Classic Car Weekly Small enough to fit in the glove box, yet containing every scrap of information needed, anyone considering buying an X150 should get this book first. Jaguar World At GBP12.99 it's pocket-money pricing and of such a hand size, you can keep it a a constant reference guide in your car when travelling around to look at these models for sale. Jaguar Enthusiast for anyone with an interest in, or who is thinking of buying, one of the already classic Jaguar XK sports cars from the 2006 to 2014 period, this Essential Buyer's Guide is a vital requirement. Norm Mort - Freelance