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Like having a real marque expert at your side benefit from years of real ownership experience.
Full coverage of all XK models
Where and how to buy an XK
Advice on choosing the right model and condition
Key checks how to spot a bad car quickly
Comprehensive inspection guide with unique points scoring system
In-depth analysis of strengths and weaknesses
Discussion of desirable upgrades as well as modifications to avoid
Market and value data
Details of club back-up and support organisations
Having this book in your pocket is just like having a real marque expert by your side. Benefit from the authors years of real ownership experience, learn how to spot a bad car quickly, and how to assess a promising one like a true professional. Get the right car at the right price!
Many interesting classic cars are ever increasing in value, and the XK120, XK140 and XK150 models are certainly amongst that category. This is the essential guide to those models an important read for owners, but more crucially, a constant reference guide to keep with you when viewing a potential purchase. It will help you identify the model that suits you, tell you what to look for when inspecting a car, and provide you with all the necessary procedures to go through to ensure the car is what it appears to be.
With guidance on common pitfalls and the best ways to buy, this book will help you get the best possible car you can for your money.
'If you own, or are in the market for, a Jaguar XK then this is one
book for you.'
Irish Vintage Scene
Nigel Thorley has probably forgotten more about Jaguars than the rest of us will ever know. Which made him ideal to write the latest Veloce Essential Buyer's Guide on all the XKs. It crams in everything from model variations to detailed problem areas and the viability of tackling a resto project into 64 A5 pages.'
Classic & Sports Car (UK)
Period covered: 1948 to 1961
Models covered: Jaguar XK120, Jaguar XK40, Jaguar XK150
Models not covered: Specials, C-type and D-type racing models and XKSS