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What should I look for when buying a Jaguar XKR?

I'm interested in buying an old Jaguar XKR but I'm worried about reliability and what to look for when buying. I have had a 2000 Porsche Boxster before and I know they have a good reputation for reliability but I'd really prefer a change. Can you give me some tips?

Asked on 26 September 2018 by TIM WATKIN

Answered by Keith Moody
An XK8 or an XKR is a decent entry into Jaguar ownership. Any old car has its faults and won't survive maintenance-free. As always, the same rules apply - do your homework and see as many examples as possible. If in doubt, take along an impartial observer. Have a look at our buyer's guide as a starting point:
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