Welcome new Cabriolet member – Tomi Hautakangas

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    • #15502
      Laurence Jones
      Keymaster

      Welcome Tomi

      Thank you for joining as a Cabriolet Member of the XJS Soft Tops Club, I hope you find your membership interesting – feel free to participate in any past or future discussion topics.

      You have two Membership Photo Albums, these can be found via the Main Menu ==> My Account ==> My Photos. It would be great if you could add a photo or two of your Cabriolet for all members to see.

      Please reply to this topic and tell us how you discovered our Club and a little about your own XJ-SC Cabriolet and your general enthusiasm and interest the XJS Soft Top models.

      Laurence

    • #15507
      Tomi Hautakangas
      Participant

      Thank you for letting me in. =)

      I suppose I am already sort of a collector of interesting cars. I have several Cadillacs from 80’s and 90’s, and a 89 Club Wagon in my “collection” and I have driven Jaguar X350 XJR as a daily driver for bout three years now. I had a Chrysler convertible for a few years but I sold that this spring, and was sort of lacking a soft-top. I have been looking for a Jaguar soft-top, but was pretty sure I would not find one to buy in Finland.

      A local classic cars dealer hinted me about this particular Jaguar XJ-SC V12 1987 during the summer, and I went to see and test it. I did make an offer then, but it did not go through. A couple of weeks ago I asked about it again, and it was still unsold – it was never on public sale so I was not surprised. I ended up making an offer that did go through, and the car was delivered on Friday 13th of December. Oh dear.. =D

      It has a superb paint job, it is rust-free, and it has local mot until June 2020. There are some issues with electrics, ac, and the interior needs some work. It is US-export model, has 80000 miles on the odometer, but no recorded history available I am afraid.

      I was looking for specs and manufacturing numbers when I found this site.

    • #15511
      Laurence Jones
      Keymaster

      Hi Tomi

      It does look like a very neatly prepared and maintained car

      Photo 1765

       
      Have you found all the information you are looking for, or do you still need some answers ?

      Laurence

    • #15513
      Tomi Hautakangas
      Participant

      Well the exact production number for 1987 V12 LHD I did not find. Most of them probably were US-versions?

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