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Jaguar XJ Series III
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Jaguar XJ6 Series III/Jaguar XJ12 Series III. 1979–92 (prod. 5,799 for 3·4; 117,897 for 4·2; 15,918 for XJ12). 4-door saloon. F/R, 3442, 4235 cm³ (I6 DOHC), 5343 cm³ (V12 OHC). Pininfarina restyle produces the most elegant XJ6 and XJ12 on the original platform, with new roof and glasshouse. Base engine develops 162 bhp; fuel injection added to 4·2, giving 205 bhp. May cylinder heads for XJ12 in 1981, raising power output to 299 bhp. XJ6 production finishes 1987 as XJ40 comes on stream; XJ12 (automatic only) produced till 1992.

Manufacturing location: Coventry, West Midlands, England

Marque: Jaguar | Model: Jaguar XJ | Predecessor: Jaguar XJ Series II | Successor: Jaguar XJ40, XJ81


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