Jaguar XJ-S: All 6- and 12-cylinder models 1975 to 1996 (The Essential Buyer's Guide) (Paperback)
A medical writer by profession, Peter Crespin has written seven books about Jaguars and contributed articles to various car and motorcycle magazines over the last three decades. He’s a year-round motorcyclist and ex-racer when he’s not driving his supercharged Daimler or E-type convertible around the UK and Europe. A committed do-it-yourself fan, Peter has restored dozens of classic bikes and worked on more than fifteen Jaguars. Trained to IAM standard for both cars and motorcycles, he was a contributor and cartoonist for British Bike Mechanics/British Bike Magazine.
Co-founder of AJ6 engineering, Roger Bywater has accumulated 30 years of continuous involvement with the Jaguar V12 engine, having worked as a Senior Development Engineer at Jaguar Cars in the 1970s in the Experimental Department on fuel injection, exhaust emission control and engine development.
Classic Sports Car, September 2008
Latest in Veloce's handy 'Essential Buyer's Guide' series is the Jaguar XJ-S. Peter Crespin has owned several - in various states - so knows his stuff. Both six- and 12-cylinder models from 1975 to 1996 are covered in depth. At $19.95, this is an ideal introduction for those tempted by these coming classics.
It is small and dense, in a little paperback you can carry around with you, and it's packed with very clear, full-color photos on every page revealing every part of an XJ-S, inside and out." – Australian Classic Car
"... good value for the money considering the information provided. And there’s plenty of it ... the information provided is, as the title says, essential." – Hemmings Sports Exotic Car
"The best investment in peace of mind you can make if you are an XJ-S person." – Jaguar magazine