Jaguar V12 XJ-C Coupe sleeper review and update (part2)



Now back from XJ Restorations after having their full suspension upgrade, lowered gearing and engine fettle. This 150mph, 335bhp V12 Jaguar Classic is now a fantastic drive, as you’re about to find out..
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38 Comments

  1. Post By MrTruth111

    'These damn farmers putting mud on the road'' :)

  2. Post By Daevideo Daevideo

    intergalactic diff reduced down?

  3. Post By BileMonkey

    When I first saw this car on your channel I was envious of the incredible looks and that motor. Now I'm just envious! Bloody marvellous thing! :D

  4. Post By Ben K. Lodhia

    I had a series 3 Sovereign and i had rolls royce foam put it the seats. What a difference it made. You sat on the seat like a classic Range Rover. And way more comfortable. Maybe try that? Cheers Ben.

  5. Post By Kirby Park West

    FMD Harry, that's a proper sound.

  6. Post By LaRusso

    I wish Harry's Garage did daily uploads.

  7. Post By carbonarc23

    My father has had a few Jags. Beautiful cars but the average Jag owner usually buys automatic, I have never understood that. Just look at that diff with the inboard brake discs, these weren't so far from the race pedigree that made Jaguar famous. I believe the only way to really appreciate an engine is through a manual gearbox. This is a dream car for me V12 manual coupe Jag. Outstanding!

  8. Post By Steve Edwards

    Nice Jag…………..and that road in the opening segment ………….that's the B4437 -great little road that runs down to Charlbury – I use it every day on my commute as I live close by.

  9. Post By Alan Eckert

    Harry and his hooligan Jaguar, love it! Even the llamas noticed the difference.

  10. Post By Andrew Heller

    Jolly good ending, that roar!!Congrats!A.

  11. Post By Andrew Heller

    Fascinating!Fun@Great vid!Interesting.Keep up the good work.Press on, good show.A.

  12. Post By thepodbaydoorshal

    Brilliant content, as always.

  13. Post By Francois Hirigoyen

    Very nice car you just turned nicer.Big smille up my face all the way through the video. Keep up!

  14. Post By Trevor kramer

    The Sweeney meets Harold Metcalfe? 5000 GB pounds later and it's a real rozzer beater.

  15. Post By Z Mun

    Sounds so sweet pulling away. Purrrrrrrrrr

  16. Post By Brian Newby

    Great car Harry! Are those your alpacas?

  17. Post By Adrian Bryan

    That Jag looks and sound so sweet. Bad aass!!!

  18. Post By andrew srenson

    Reckon you prob have more fun in that old 70's jag than most of the other pricier cars you have…character in a car goes a long, long way

  19. Post By darnoldie

    Just keep that lovely V12 turned up loud and you'll forget about the bean can sound. Great video Harry.

  20. Post By RetroWheels Racing

    My favourite car in Harry's Garage.Love the noise the V12 is now making – reminds of a Series II Daimler Double Six i had , we fitted TVR race car induction and TVR Griffith exhaust pipes at the rear. Kick Down on the motorway was epic , sounded like a Spitfire's V12 Merlin : D … Great car's these 5.3 XJ's.

  21. Post By Dave Here

    11:34 Pure exhaust noises! I LOVE IT!!

  22. Post By Dave Here

    That is a gorgeous car, before and after. Love the noise as well

  23. Post By Gareth Rogers

    Looooooooved it!

  24. Post By Gplus sucks big

    This car is now ready for a proper bank robbery and getaway

  25. Post By 1SaG

    Not at all surprising that the car/video was so popular. That old XJ is just such a gorgeous car. And as a coupe and with a manual transmission … it's even better. When I was a kid, there was an older gentleman at the riding club where my family's horse lived. And my mom had to drag me away from his XJ time and time again when it was sitting in the parking-lot. I still adore the looks of this Jag – to my eye, it's one of the prettiest cars Jaguar ever made.

  26. Post By Jonbmx484 jon

    That is one nice car

  27. Post By simonredk

    Rebuilding a Daimler Sovreign 4.2. Maybe I should swap in a V12! Glorious Sound! Great video!

  28. Post By Igor Vyshnianchyn

    Harry, is that Panerai Luminor on your wrist? Nice car, btw!

  29. Post By jubair ahmed

    do you sell cars? have you got a garage that you sell cars in?

  30. Post By jonfklein

    Sounds awesome!A V12 with a manual gearbox. You don't see that every day!

  31. Post By Shaun Collins

    Fantastic Harry! The engine note is incredible! You've inspired me to do something now!

  32. Post By romancewithrust romancewithrust

    Again fantastic and thanks

  33. Post By GixxerWayne

    Fantastic content on this channel, absolutely love this motor , keep up the good work sir .

  34. Post By Duncan Senior

    Hope to get and do something my self like have Harry. Love it.

  35. Post By fred bloggs

    What was the horrible screaming sound at the beginning on the down change

  36. Post By Lance Hatch

    It's great when a 10,000 pound car brings more smiles than a lambo. Wish we could get the coupe in the states.

  37. Post By flyingvengeance

    So many of these got butchered in the 80s and 90s that I fear very few originals still exist in reasonably good shape, especially the V12 versions. I have never seen a manual V12 here in the US but it would be a wonderful weekend car. Thanks for saving this one Harry. Cheers.

  38. Post By Andrew Piggott

    Well done amazing!

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