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2007 Jaguar XKR Convertible

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Superb Presentation | Low Mileage | Apple CarPlay

  • Mileage~43,625
  • TransmissionAutomatic
  • Engine4.2L
  • LocationNorthampton

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Introduction

Darren Rungasamy
Automotive Editor, Photographer and Consigner

A grand tourer in every sense, the XKR is the near-perfect toy for those long distance jaunts.

Recognised as one the best grand touring cars of its generation, it's a talent that still shines through. The styling has aged well, still looking fresh and modern but the secret to the XKR is the intoxicating silky smooth V8. Replacing the previous generation in 2007, the X150 series capitalised on its success with a notable emphasis on state-of-the-art technology. Its bonded and riveted aluminium chassis and weight-saving canvas roof, not only kept the car agile but is immensely strong too.

Add in the ~420BHP supercharged engine, with its Jaguar "Sequential Shift" and famous J-gate gear selector, you have the right ingredients for a British-made all-time great. Hands down there is very little today, for the money, that offers the same perfect balance of heritage, style and power.

First registered in late 2007, this exceptionally well-maintained convertible finished in black with ivory leather interior has just ~43,625 miles on the clock, has had 11 service stamps and comes with an MOT to July 2024 and two keys.

This listing was written from information supplied by Darren after meeting Tom the owner, and having visited and photographed the vehicle.

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Meet the owner

This car has been a lot of fun, I've covered ~6,500 miles and only ever filled the XKR with Shell V-Power since owning it.

One of a long line of prestige sports cars owned by Tom, he was taken by the car's low mileage and condition when he obtained it in the summer of 2022. Since buying the car, he has rectified any of the minor issues with the car, spending in the region of £3,800.

Bought as a leisure car, he often took it on long journeys over the summer months. A recent lack of use is the main reason for its sale. Tom will be happy to answer any questions in the comments section below.

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Exterior

Exceptionally well presented, the XKR has also seen a handful of cosmetic upgrades.

Wheels and Tyres

The alloys are in excellent condition with no significant scuffs noted.

The car is shod with a full set of Dunlop SP Sport Maxx tyres, all are under 5 years old with tread within the legal limits. Take a look at the images to see the detail.

Bodywork

The structure of the car is solid throughout with no issues noted on the floorplan, inner wheel wells, engine bay or boot floor. The aluminium body panel fit is true throughout, with even shut lines and no dents noticed. The bumpers all look good, and both doors open and close with no issues.

We've highlighted in more detail our observations through our high-resolution images and videos, so please take time to look through all the media files for a detailed view of what’s on offer, and for you to assess the condition of the car for yourselves.

Paint

The black paintwork has seen machine polishing and a ceramic coating resulting in a deep glossy lustre. Other than the occasional stone chip to the front bumper, and a very light and treatable scuff on the nearside rear, the car is exceptionally well presented.

The images are taken from a few different angles to show off the car as you would see it if you were standing there for yourselves. So please take the time to fully assess these high-resolution images and videos of the car, for you to make up your own minds about the condition of the paint.

Glass and Trim

The car has seen a handful of aftermarket cosmetic enhancements, most notably the carbon fibre effect finish of its trim detailing, mirror casing and A-pillars. They have been professionally applied and have worn well, with just a little wear noted on the nearside lower side window trim.

The lights and lenses are all intact, with decent glass. There is the odd spot of lamination damage noted on the edges of the windscreen. All of the seals are in good shape.

Interior

An almost flawless cabin enhanced by a recent Apple CarPlay installation.

Seats and Carpets

The ivory leather seats are in decent shape, with nothing more than a little wear on the driver's side bolster.

The carpets are in excellent shape throughout, with no signs of dampness at all. The boot carpet shows minimal evidence of use.

Dashboard

The dashboard is in exceptional shape, with no outstanding issues in terms of wear. All of the functions seemed to be in working order, including the useful addition of an aftermarket Apple CarPlay installation in 2022. A demostration of this can be viewed in the "Interior Review" video.

The door cards, roof lining and interior trim are all in great shape. The only blemish on this impressively kept interior is a minor veneer fracture on the centre console, near the driver's seat.

Steering Wheel / Gear Stick

The multifunction steering wheel with "R" logo, along with the automatic gear selector and surround, are in excellent order, reflecting the low mileage of the car.

Mechanics

A solid service history adds confidence to the XKR's mechanical dependability.

Engine and Gearbox

The engine cold start didn’t pose any issues, starting instantly without any hesitation or mechanical protest. The exhaust condensation soon cleared up and there were no subsequent unwanted fumes. The engine idles smoothly with no undulations or hesitancy, idling with the typical refinement from these hardy V8 power plants.

The ZF six-speed automatic transmission selects ratios with no issues and kicksdown with no problems. The paddle shifts were demonstrated to work as expected. Watch the video to see the car in action.

Suspension and Brakes

The XKR's ride is supple with no unwanted noises heard from the wheels, cornering without drama. This model is fitted with the "Computer Active Technology Suspension".

It brakes well with no judders, with the wheel remaining vibration-free at speed. All of the pads were replaced in 2023.

The Drive

The XKR’s traditional virtues of responsive power and refinement have not been diminished by age, the test drive was a demonstration of its agility with comfort. The engine performed with confidence, no issues were noted, as Tom confirmed that there have been no reports of engine temperature issues and the oil pressure, no doubt due to the car's excellent service history.

Around the lanes, the car felt remarkably stable and taut, with no notable noises heard from the chassis, suspension or brakes.

Electrics and Other

Tom told us, to his knowledge that all electrics around the car were working. The hood is in excellent shape and was proven to operate perfectly without any strains or hesitation from the motors. The car will also come with a trickle charger.

History and Paperwork

A low mileage example, this XKR has a great service record, has been tastefully upgraded in the current ownership, and is ready for many more miles with its new owner.

First registered by Guy Salmon in Northampton in November 2007, the car has a regular service schedule from new, with the most recent one carried out in December 2022. Last year saw work on the ABS sensors, brakes, pads and some exterior cosmetic work. The car has a healthy amount of maintenance invoices and previous MOTS, with a £1,600 bill in 2021 for bearing, brake and wheel refurbishment.

It comes with its full owner's wallet, two keys and an MOT to July 2024.

We’ve done all our usual seller checks including photo ID, V5 and also actioned an HPI check on the vehicle.

We've summarised our own view on the car based on information gained from the seller in the listing above, however, as you can see, we go to great lengths to photograph and video the car in hi-resolution detail - this has been done for you to make your own assessment from the comfort of your sofa. So please sit back, have a cuppa and take your time to review everything on this listing in order to make your own assessment of the vehicle's condition. Viewings are also welcomed with all our listings, so please get in touch with us to arrange a suitable time - we just need to speak to you first and receive a valid photo ID before confirming.

If there's anything you're unsure about, no matter how small, then please first ask the owner in the comments area below before placing your bids, as bids can't be retracted and form a binding contract if you win the car - just like a traditional auction house.

Service History
Date Type Mileage
31-07-2023 MOT 41,043
15-12-2022 Service 38,699
26-07-2022 MOT 37,249
18-10-2021 MOT 33,655
26-10-2020 MOT 30,273
06-07-2020 Service 29,682
15-11-2019 MOT 29,577
03-07-2019 Service 29,338
21-11-2018 MOT 28,837
07-11-2017 MOT 28,165
27-06-2017 Service 28,056
18-11-2016 MOT 27,505
08-04-2016 Service 26,668
19-11-2015 MOT 26,178
25-02-2015 Service 24,651
21-11-2014 MOT 24,098
17-01-2014 Service 21,127
20-11-2013 MOT 20,688
11-01-2013 Service 16,366
23-11-2012 MOT 16,062
08-02-2012 Service 14,321
14-10-2011 MOT 13,785
29-09-2010 MOT 10,247
06-09-2010 Service 10,126
24-08-2009 Service 8,990
22-10-2007 Pre-Delivery 80
Key Details
  • ModelXKR Convertible
  • Transmission6-Speed Automatic
  • Reg. Date29-11-2007
  • CC4,196
  • Mileage~43,625 at visit
  • HistoryYes
  • ColourBlack
  • Interior ColourIvory
  • Interior TrimLeather
  • Chassis #SAJAC44R389B22195
  • Engine #07070615369G
  • Last Service15-12-2022
  • RestoredNo
  • Engine RebuildNo
  • MOT30-07-2024
  • MOT ExemptNo
  • Road Tax ExemptNo
  • HPi ClearYes - All clear
  • Former Keepers5
  • Tyre BrandDunlop SP Sport Maxx
  • Tyre Age2019/2021
  • # of Keys2
  • LHD or RHDRHD
  • VisitedYes
  • Sale TypePrivate
  • Owned~2 years
  • Key FeatureExcellent Presentation
  • Auction ID1806


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    Vehicle Location

    West Haddon, Northampton

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