446-Mile Jaguar XJ220 is Probably the Cleanest One You’ll Ever See
Is there a more underrated supercar than the Jaguar XJ220? How is it even possible for a supercar to be underrated in the first place? Being manufactured in small quantities, for just two years, during a period when supercars were hitting new highs, that's how. When talking supercars of the 1990s, most people go right to the Lamborghini Diablo, Ferrari F40, or McLaren F1. The Jaguar XJ220 usually comes up later in the conversation, if at all. I, myself, am guilty of forgetting about this legendary machine from time to time. RELATED: See More of the 1994 Jaguar XJ220 Supercar
But the first thing I ever learned about the Jaguar XJ220 was how much it cost: a staggering $650,000, making it one of the most expensive cars ever sold at the time. The second was the amount of power produced by the 3.5-liter V6 Twin Turbo: a Ferrari F40-shaming 540 horsepower. The third and final figure that I remember being blown away by was the number that had been produced: just 271 between 1992 and 1994.
It was only when reading the classified ad for this example that I learned that it held the Nurburgring production car lap record from 1992 to 2000, with a time of 7:46:36.
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This particular example is car #328, and has had just one owner, coming from the expansive collection of Manfredo Lippmann. Books, tools, all the records, and two sets of keys are included with what DuPont Registry says is the nicest XJ220 in the states.
With an asking price of $598,000, this XJ220 will surely find a new home with ease. It's a car that will command six figure price tags well down the road when people have been priced out of the Ferrari area, don't want something as stereotypical as a Lambo, and haven't been invited to join the F1 club.
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