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I知 trying to establish the exact spec of a car I知 interested in buying. I believe I can use the VIN which I have to do that. Can anyone advise if I can check the spec online with the VIN pls?
 

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Welcome to the forum wookietaff,

The VIN alone does nor give the full specification of a Jaguar. It will give body style (e.g. saloon, coupe), trim level, engine size and type, emission type, transmission type and year of manufacture.

From the VIN, a Jaguar Dealer can lookup the exact specification of the vehicle on the Jaguar Direct Dealer warranty system. This specification printout on my XK is a three page document.

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Graham

many thanks for the quick reply. I’ll try that tomorrow morning and hope a dealer will be abliging. I’m specifically trying to determine whether the car has the Speed and Black packs as advertised. I have used online VIN search facilities but none mention these packs on the spec list for the car. So despite visually looking like it has both I just want to be certain it left the factory with them.

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There is another way to obtain the full specification.

The information is held on the Jaguar TOPIx system. This is where a dealer would obtain the information for you BUT anyone with a TOPIx account (like me) can do the same.

This is the TOPIx result for my XK:




The Vehicle Summary > view all vehicle details at the top right brings up this screen:




The Minor features tab allows me to print exactly the same full specification list I obtained from my dealer.

The system is so insecure that I can do exactly the same for any Jaguar or Land Rover in the UK simply by entering the VIN.

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Many thanks for that, I have tried this site but has different tabs and asks me for payment to provide the spec sheet, see below.


 
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Here is the Major/Minor features list:




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The Service History shows a gap in 2017 where the annual service was missed:




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Your a star, that’s very kind.

I note that a speed pack is not mentioned, though the 174mph seems to point to it.
 
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Thanks. And no services recorded before 2016? That’s a worry.
 
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OSH (OnLine Service History) was introduced in 2014 so this 2011 vehicle will (or should) have a stamped paper Service Book for the earlier servicing.

My 2014 has complete OSH because it was delivered in March 2014.

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Oh thanks. That’s reassuring.

Right, I have a more data on move forward on now. Appreciate you looking for me.
 
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Originally Posted by wookietaff View Post
.....I note that a speed pack is not mentioned, though the 174mph seems to point to it.
YES - vehicles without the speed pack are restricted to 155 mph.

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GGG - I'm sorry to be pushy in literally my first 10 minutes as a forum member, but could you look up a build sheet for me? I'm looking at something online and want to make sure it's what it's supposed to be.

Thank you!

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I suppose the actual VIN is necessary...
VIN:SAJD81FV4JCK47560

Thanks!

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Welcome to the forums Jon,

That is VERY pushy.



....... and the Minor features list:




As a US registered vehicle, there is no OSH (Online Service History) available.

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