2006 Jaguar XJ6 Vanden Plas 4.0 straight 6 from North America
This is hands down the best car I have ever owned!
Nothing major has happened to this car at all!
Cracked the radiator and had it replaced along with the front grill when it was 2 or 3 years old; rock kicked up from a semi truck hit it.
Had an unusual intermittent electrical problem this year (2011) that ended up just being a bad relay - replaced for under $20.
Replaced headlights in 2008, lost 2 in a week. Total cost was under $150.
Radio ceased working mysteriously about 5 years ago, replaced it with a used one from a local source for $350.
This car is the most comfortable driving automobile that I have ever owned! The best seats I have ever put my backside into.
The engine is still as strong and smooth as the day I bought it, I have never had any issues with engine or transmission at all so far.
Cruise control is important - this car does not seem to be going as fast as it really is! You think that you are driving about 70mph, look down and see you are doing 100 :-)
During this time period, I have had 2 other cars die on me, but the cat just keeps purring.
Good winter driver as long as you have a nice set of snow tires and a brain.
Bought another used '96 with 114k miles for $2000 for my daughter - a steal! Normally I would not buy a car with such mileage, but after having this one, I am completely confident.
Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes
Review Date: 12th August, 2011