Cat's Pajamas- Craigslist XJ220 Makes Me Purrrrrrrrr!

Here, kitty kitty kitty.
Mee-yow! The San Francisco Craigslist (Where do they get those wonderful toys?) has an uber-rare Jaguar XJ220 for sale, and this is one cat that’ll make you question the whole idea of the your dog being your best friend. Undertaken as a halo car in the mid 1980s by  Jaguar’s chief engineer, Jim Randle, the XJ220 debuted at the 1988 British Motor Show with a 6.2 litre DOHC V12, scissor doors, and Ferguson all-wheel drive. Money being tight, the production XJ220 ended up with the TWR-engineered twin turbo V6 from the Rover Metro 6R4 rally car, and lacking the lambo doors or all-wheel drive. Despite those changes, the  price tag was still stiff upper lip-worthy – coming in at $650,000. Undaunted by those bumps in the road, TWR managed to squeeze out over 280 of the 215 mph big cats. Even without the Jag V12 powering it, the XJ220 held the production car top speed crown until McLaren knocked it off the pedestal in 1994 with their F1 supercar. With an asking price of $235,000, this 1993 cat looks to be in near purr-fect shape, with the original set of rims coming along for the ride (although they’ll need to go separately!), and some less than appropriate aftermarket composites filling the flares. The 220 was never officially brought over by Jag, but cars of this caliber usually find a way to trickle into the country – one way or another. This one is claimed to be fully DOT and CARB-compliant, and humorously comes with a “shop manual” for you do it yourselfers. Click through to its picture page for some wicked cat pron, and start dreaming. SF Craigslist

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