Respected motor industry publication Auto Express have named their top choices for buying a used prestige car. Have a quick look, and see if there’s any which appeal to you.
Auto Express’s top choice is the Jaguar XJ. Jaguar’s new design team gave the old fashioned interior a facelift which really makes it stand out from other cars on the market. Reviews have been mixed, with “love it or hate it” seeming to be the most common reaction, but the Auto Express team adores it.
The body contains lightweight aluminium, meaning that you’ll enjoy unparalleled performance. Speed and agility are increased, making it a really responsive ride, if a little on the firm side.
Five years after its initial introduction, this version of the XJ comes in long and short wheelbase variants, and if you’re happy to put up with mileage over 100k, you can pick one up for around £16k. Lower mileage will obviously mean paying more.
In the annual Driver Power survey, the Jaguar XJ was rated top executive car by owners. That should be no big surprise when you can have some of the most luxurious modifications as part of your spec – TV packages and heated leather seats available as part of the Premium Luxury Trim were Auto Express’s staff favourites.
Runner-up, and highly commended, was Bentley’s Continental Flying Spur Mk1. This British brand has found itself popular across the pond too. Available used for around a third of its original asking price, you’ll struggle to find a better upper-class journey on the British roads.
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