Something that wouldn’t happen today was Jaguar honoured its warranty on the car although Avon had its own warranty for the bodywork. The run was going to be limited to just 250, all built to the individual specification of the buyer. The cost for this practical luxury, £6500 on top of the car its self but did include the installation of an electric sunroof, vinyl roof, inertial-reel rear seatbelts, rear wiper/screen washer and the extension of the car’s central locking system to include the tailgate. The numbers actually built vary between 10-20, although Avon deemed it a success leading it to offer other modified cars. It would be 20 years before Jaguar would offer a factory estate in the guise of the Ford Mondeo based X Type.
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