1997 Jaguar XK8

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14 reviews
Available Price Range $2,707-$15,151 Trims2 Combined MPGN/A Seats 4

Our Take on the 1997 Jaguar XK8

Our Take

What We Don't Like

  • Price
  • Body lean in curves
  • Control layout

Notable Features

  • New limited-edition Super V8 Portfolio
  • Regular or long wheelbase
  • Aluminum-intensive construction
  • Six-speed automatic
  • Normally aspirated or supercharged V-8


Consumer Reviews

4.1 out of 5

Based on 14 reviews

Wont find better looking

by Paintxpert from Stratford, Ct. 06615 on October 21, 2010

This car is the cats meow....no pun intended. You feel like royalty tooling around in this SLEEEEK coupe. Mine is ONE OF 44 made in Sapphire Blue. The ZF transmission is as smooth as silk. I have owne... Read Full Review

2 Trims Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up. It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.


Crash-Test Reports


There are currently 3 recalls for this car.

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