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Would the XJS look any better with an 'e'type Front Grill?

 
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Having just been oogling the Photos of Prince Harry's 'e' type Jag, which looks very much like Jaguar-Landrovers Concept Car in 'Cotswold Blue' (what a great color that is!)

I couldn't help but wonder if the XJS would look any better with an 'e' type Front Grill, or have we already reached that 'Zen' of perfection?

Has anyone done a CGI to see what it might look like?

 

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Look at "Jaguar World " June 2018 issue for Pinnfarina's design based on the XJS.
 
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Two letters: NO.
 
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The only change I considered was getting the bottom front grill chromed, other than that no changes, even though the 5mph black rubber, stick out bumpers are a sore spot for me since I owned the car.
 
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Didn't banham do a front on his specials?
 
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i have many good remarks about my bar grill and head light mods.

strips are some like some are not sure? but they are removable.
 
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This, here, is a very special XJS front. It makes the car look much cleaner and it displays Jaguar's own performance identifiers.

1. Mesh grilles, a Jaguar's own symbol of enhanced engine power, as it is the mesh grille on my 2002 XJR. The power gained by my XJR is of 28%, or 80 HP over the N/A AJ-V8 following incorporation of the S/C.
The power gained by my XJS is of 59.8%, or 130 HP gained from the incorporation of the great and highly reliable UK nitrous injection system from the “Wizards of Nos” (UK). My XJS features the heavier chromed grille of later Jags and some Range Rovers.

2. Painted headlight chrome frames is, of course, an idea from the US '94 and up V12 XJS’.

3. Painted hood (bonnet) front edge chrome strip, a great touch/idea from the 6.0 L V12 XJR-s cars, although most of those have it painted in semi gloss black and where with black XJR-s cars the strip matches the rest of the black car, mine does in gloss BRG matching the rest of the BRG car.
 
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Originally Posted by Forcedair1 View Post

This, here, is a very special XJS front. It makes the car look much cleaner and it displays Jaguar's own performance identifiers.

1. Mesh grilles, a Jaguar's own symbol of enhanced engine power, as it is the mesh grille on my 2002 XJR. The power gained by my XJR is of 28%, or 80 HP over the N/A AJ-V8 following incorporation of the S/C.
The power gained by my XJS is of 59.8%, or 130 HP gained from the incorporation of the great and highly reliable UK nitrous injection system from the “Wizards of Nos” (UK). My XJS features the heavier chromed grille of later Jags and some Range Rovers.

2. Painted headlight chrome frames is, of course, an idea from the US '94 and up V12 XJS’.

3. Painted hood (bonnet) front edge chrome strip, a great touch/idea from the 6.0 L V12 XJR-s cars, although most of those have it painted in semi gloss black and where with black XJR-s cars the strip matches the rest of the black car, mine does in gloss BRG matching the rest of the BRG car.
Very Nice, and Clean, very well done.

Jack
 
 
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