The big cat. The Jaguar XJS coupe.

The successor to the classic Jag E-type, this was unloved by many when it was initially released, but enjoyed some sales success towards its later years in the early/mid-90s. I mean, HOW can you replace the venerable E-type?? And this car had big shoes to fill.

As history will attest, it didnā€™t become as highly sought after as its predecessor, but over time, these have become quite a collectors item. Time is a funny thing.

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I got this big boy at a flea market. Itā€™s a ā€˜made in Great Britainā€™ version. Visually, I think itā€™s quite obvious that it has been playworn a bit too much, and I think you guys will also notice the rear lights are missing too. They broke into little pieces and are still in the ā€˜trunkā€™, rattling whenever the car is moved around. I decided to leave it in this playworn state and preserve it as such.

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Itā€™s typical early Corgi quality youā€™d expect: heavy metal body and chassis and opening doors. Interior reveals a nicely replicated dashboard and steering wheel. However, the wheels leave little to be desired...

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Quite well done interior and nice sports steering wheel too

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Purr-fect!

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