1978 Jaguar XJS

The Jaguar XJ-S was a luxury grand tourer made by the British carmaker from 1975 to 1996. Though it has some nice lines and interesting features, it is hardly a design icon like its predecessor, the beautiful E-Type. The XJ-S was initially powered by the formidable V12, with a straight-six option available by 1983.

This is the first release of the Hot Wheels Jaguar XJS, which came out in 1978. The Hot Wheels XJS was produced up until 1987 in about 12 different variations, including the gold chrome version from 1979.

IMG_1355 IMG_13541978 | 2012 | Jaguar XJS | gray with yellow, red & black trim, | Hong Kong | blackwalls

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About marcboz

Marc Bosworth is an artist who teaches printmaking and works as an art director. He lives in a 100-year-old bungalow in Wichita with his lovely wife and their young ninja son.
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3 Responses to 1978 Jaguar XJS

  1. I have a couple of Chinese models of the XJS but not the Hot Wheels model, looks good.

  2. 1878? Do you mean 1978?..an old car but not THAT old…

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