During the run up for our last cheap car challenge, the Jaguar S-Type was brought to my attention. I didn’t end up buying the one I looked at, but it has still stuck in the back of my mind. Apparently you could get it with a 400HP 4.2L Supercharged V8 that, in 2002, was allegedly the fastest 4-door in the world.
I want one.
My plan is to start hunting for one in the next couple of months, after I change jobs and after I get the Alfa and Saab in a little better health. While I would love to fill the wagon shaped hole in my heart, I think I’d rather follow up the Volvo and Wagovan up with something completely different. Would be on the hunt for a supercharged model in green. I wish you could get it in manual but alas.....
Allegedly you can coax 500+ HP out of them with relative ease, so that would be on the short TODO list.
Bad idea? Of course.
Fun idea? I think so.
What does Oppo think? What should I watch out for? What years are the ones to get?