SOLD: Daimler Super V8 LWB

Daimler X308 Super V8 LWB


SOLD: Black Daimler X308 Super V8 Long Wheel Base

Finished in Anthracite with Ivory hide trim

First registered: 27th October 1998

New engine: 6th June 2001

Recorded mileage: 95,000 miles

MoT: 29 November 2017

Excellent service history (full details below)

Extensive documentation

Selected for the JEC Jaguar/Daimler Timeline 2014

Includes cherished registration and indoor car cover



Click on any of the pictures to see them full-size!

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This is a truly immaculate limousine which is a real testament to Jaguar craftsmanship and engineering. It has had three former keepers and myself and the previous owners have had it for about ten years (approx. six years and four years respectively). During that time I know it has been garaged and covered and only used it on high days and holidays. We believe that before that it was a chauffeur driven limo. It is therefore in wonderful condition and at the recent MOT and underbody inspection found it to be perfect and the Jaguar specialist mechanic described it as ‘a real beauty’. The car was in the Jaguar Enthusiasts Club timeline for the 30th Anniversary Rally at Thoresby Hall in June 2014.

When new in 1998 the car cost £65,545.

It has effortlessly covered 95,000 miles althoughJaguar recalled these cars and replaced the engine. With this car this was on 6 June 2001 at about 25,000. This is all documented and there is a history file for the last ten years. The MOT is valid until 29 November 2017.

It is finished in anthracite with stunning ivory ruched autolux leather seating with contrasting sable piping and with the Daimler logo on the headrests. It is finished with extraordinarily crafted inlaid burr walnut. Daimler described it as ‘without doubt one of the finest travelling environments in the world’.

The performance and ride are breath-taking. It can reach 0-60 in 5.4 awe inspiring seconds with a top speed of 155mph and developing 370 BHP. There are powerful automatic safety systems with traction and stability control being part of them.


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Daimler X308 Super V8 LWB Daimler X308 Super V8 LWB


The features of it are just too numerous to mention but include:-

Walnut picnic tables in the rear cabin

Three memory position electrically operated driver’s seat which stores steeringwheel, mirrors and seat position. The steering wheel moves up automatically to ease entry and exit.

Two plush reclining rear seats electrically adjustable.

Monogrammed electric headrests.

Heated seats front and rear (Here I have to mention the only fault I am aware of in that the driver’s seat does not heat)

Passenger seat position adjustable from rear seat (how posh is that!)

Tilt and slide sun roof.

Heated front and rear screens

Rear blinds

Lambs wool overmats (plus two spares)

JaguarStartac integrated phone

Harman Kardon premium sound system with 9 speakers, power amplifier and 6 disc CD auto changer

Automatic climate control, automatic lights and cruise control.

Rear parking sensor – this is a much needed retro fit!


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Daimler X308 Super V8 LWB Daimler X308 Super V8 LWB
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Daimler X308 Super V8 LWB

Rear centre console

X308 LWB headlining

Roof lining and sunroof


The documented service history is as follows

09.11.99 11354 miles Guy Salmon Jaguar, Surbiton, Surrey

29.03.01 23837 same

30.09.02 39868 same

29.10.03 48992 same

15.10.05 62379 Luxton Jaguar, Boxhill, Surrey

21.12.06 68320 Lookers Jaguar, Ipswich

30.09.08 74495 Tim Revett, Jaguar Specialists, Bury St Edmunds

30.11.09 79074 same

04.11.10 81879 same

02.11.11 84352 same

08.11.12 85500 same

29.11.13 87241 J-Cat, Independent Jaguar Specialists, Norwich

24.11.14 90317 same

30.11.15 92785 same

02.11.16 94385 same


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Daimler X308 Super V8 LWB

Daimler logo embroidered on headrests

Daimler X308 Super V8 LWB

Selection of Daimler literature included


The MOT is valid until 29 November 2017

The three advisory issues on the MOT have been fully dealt with and there are receipts to back this up. The two rear tyres were worn close to the legal limit so have been replaced since the MOT. There was also a small dent on the inside rim of the offside rear tyre and this has been corrected.


Daimler Solar Alloy Wheel

N/S/F wheel & tyre

Daimler Solar Alloy Wheel

O/S/F wheel & tyre

Daimler Solar Alloy Wheel

N/S/R wheel & tyre

Daimler Solar Alloy Wheel

O/S/R wheel & tyre


Some interesting literature comes with the car-

Daimler price list for September 1st 1998

Immaculate interleaved coloured sales brochure for the car

Pristine hard backed coloured interleaved Daimler brochure for the car

PLUS an indoor cover and cherished registration S8 SGX


Many more photographs of this amazing car are available- just ask. And if you need something more specific then please ask.


To emphasize the condition in which I keep my cars, my other car is  a 1990 Jaguar XJ-S V12 convertible which has been selected for the Royal Windsor Jaguar Parade on 6th May 2017!


£8450 ONO


The Daimler can be viewed in Norwich, by prior arrangement with the vendor, via Xclusively Jaguar



All information correct at time of publishing

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