Question: Is the Jaguar v12 a good engine?

The Jaguar V12 engine is one of the greatest iconic powerplants ever made, powering the E Type, XJ12 and XJ-S models plus numerous successful race cars from Touring Cars to LeMans GTs. But for some the apparent complexity makes it a very scary option.

Is the Jaguar V12 engine reliable?

Engine and transmission

Though many buyers might baulk at the thought of running (and maintaining) a V12, Jaguar’s classic powerplant is an inherently reliable unit – as long as its owner is fastidious when it comes to maintenance.

What is the most reliable V12 engine?

The top 10 greatest V12 engines

  • Ferrari Colombo V12.
  • Jaguar 5.3 V12. …
  • LAMBORGHINI BIZZARINI V12. …
  • BMW S70/2. …
  • LAMBORGHINI V12. …
  • Mercedes-Benz M297. …
  • Ferrari F130B. Produced: 1990-1997 | Displacement: 4698cc | Induction: NA. …
  • Toyota 1GZ-FE. Produced: 1997-2016 | Displacement: 3983cc | Induction: NA. …

Is the Jaguar XJS reliable?

Always reliable. I never have taken it out of the garage with it not getting a compliment. Jaguar out does itself every time but I feel this is one of its finest examples. If you can find one grab it.

What year Jaguar is the best?

While the final five years of production of the Jaguar XJ were all great, the best one to buy used would probably be the 2016 model.

How much is a 1988 Jaguar XJS V12 worth?

You could expect to pay $15,800 – 22,000 based on third party pricing data.

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