2002 Jaguar Xk 8
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XK8 CONVERTIBLE,,,

by from Martin , tn on June 28, 2014

GREAT HANDLING,, HAD A FEW PROBLEMS WITH BATTERY SAVER, NOT LETTING IT START FOR 15 MINUTES,, BUT WITH A MAINTAINER,, ITS PERFECT NOW. iVE OWNED IT OVER 2YEARS, NEVER NEEDED ANY REPAIRS. THE STYLING I...
GREAT HANDLING,, HAD A FEW PROBLEMS WITH BATTERY SAVER, NOT LETTING IT START FOR 15 MINUTES,, BUT WITH A MAINTAINER,, ITS PERFECT NOW. iVE OWNED IT OVER 2YEARS, NEVER NEEDED ANY REPAIRS. THE STYLING IS GREAT,, MOST THINK IT IS A NEW CAR.
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Purchased a used car

Uses car for Having fun

Does recommend this car

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Jaguar should keep this style like Porsche does

by from Pompano Beach, FL on April 23, 2017

When I went to the shows in the early 2000's I always sat in this car at the shows. It just was so stylish yet hinted at great performance. It also was actually practical give it has a real usable t...
When I went to the shows in the early 2000's I always sat in this car at the shows. It just was so stylish yet hinted at great performance. It also was actually practical give it has a real usable trunk for a convertible, plus the rear seats are great for pets or more stuff. You can take a three day weekend trip in this car for two and have room for everything. Smaller children can sit in the back, but not really any adults. The ride of this car over railroad tracks is amazing. It is a cruiser with some speed, but not a corner carver. True great GT.
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Uses car for Transporting family

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My 9th Jaguar 2002 is the finest one I have owned

by from Atlanta, Ga. on December 12, 2010

I have owned over 40 automobiles and have fallen in love with the 2002 convertible XK8 Carnival Red Jaguar. I have had early Jag XK120/140's and a XKE that were not up to the XK8 Series. I also have 2...
I have owned over 40 automobiles and have fallen in love with the 2002 convertible XK8 Carnival Red Jaguar. I have had early Jag XK120/140's and a XKE that were not up to the XK8 Series. I also have 2 Astin Martins and find them desirable but not the car that the Jag is. my 2004 and 2007 are absolutely at or exceed the dependability my Porche or Mercedes ever were. I maintain 14 cars in my collection and find more of my associates are now driving the 2000/2009 Jags after being acquainted with late model Brits. Late model Jags are virtually perfect examples of "Class on wheels and a beautiful style" to own.
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Uses car for Having fun

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'02 Jags are great

by from Orange County, CA on April 17, 2010

These cars have it going on. They are great vehicles with almost no maintenance costs. The automatic convertible tops works while you are driving so you can put the top down while moving. It is great.
These cars have it going on. They are great vehicles with almost no maintenance costs. The automatic convertible tops works while you are driving so you can put the top down while moving. It is great.
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Purchased a used car

Uses car for Commuting

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Lovely to look at, but that's all you can do

by from NJ on May 24, 2012

I have a 2002 Jag XK8 with 44,000 miles. Its a beautiful car, fast and comfortable, but its not relaible. Constant electrical failures. You drive it short distances and it displays "Trac Not Avalable,...
I have a 2002 Jag XK8 with 44,000 miles. Its a beautiful car, fast and comfortable, but its not relaible. Constant electrical failures. You drive it short distances and it displays "Trac Not Avalable, Transmission Failure, ASC Not Available, Failsafe engine mode". Shut the engine off for a few minutes, Restart and everything is OK. There are no error codes usually stored. Jaguar's association with Ford didn't remove the ghost of Lucas. So far no mechanic can fix the problem. So if you like waxing, your OK, if your want to drive it, good luck.
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Purchased a new car

Uses car for Having fun

Does not recommend this car

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1979 caddy coupe deville

by from cincinnati, ohio on August 18, 2012

i just drove an jag xk8 from dallas to cinci ohio, it was a great trip the only problem i had was the tires had not been balanced and had a mix combination of brand tires, other than that it was great...
i just drove an jag xk8 from dallas to cinci ohio, it was a great trip the only problem i had was the tires had not been balanced and had a mix combination of brand tires, other than that it was great! sound system air condition acceleration handling look of the vehicle probably got hosed in the deal but that's life.
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Uses car for Having fun

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