Jaguar S-Type for Sale in Nigeria
The Jaguar S-Type is a midsize luxury car, produced by the British automaker between 1999 and 2008. It is based on DEW platform that is also shared by the Lincoln LS. The S-Type nameplate is derived from a sports saloon produced by jaguar between 1963 and 1968. However in 2008, the company discontinued Jaguar S-Type and replaced it with the Jaguar XF. Jaguar has advertised this vehicle in papers and television with the tagline, “Born to Perform”. Although Coscharis Group has been selling Jaguar vehicles for over a decade, it never offered Jaguar F-Type for sale in Nigeria. Nevertheless, it is still available in models ranging from 2000 to 2005.
What to know when Buying Jaguar S-Type
Performance and Specifications of Jaguar S-Type
The Jaguar S-Type was produced in a variety of powertrains. However, when it received a mild facelift in 2005, some engine types were suspended, while others were revised. In 2005 Jaguar s type, the 2.5 liter V6 engine was made standard with 197 horsepower and 245 Nm torque. Likewise, the 3.0 liter V6 engine is capable of generating 235 horsepower and 293 Nm torque. On the other hand, the S-Type R or STR is powered by a 4.2 liter V8 that offers two engine outputs. The first one produces 294 horsepower and 411 Nm torque, while the other one generates 390 horsepower and 541 Nm torque. Besides the gasoline engines, the S-Type also holds a 2.7 liter V6 diesel engine that generates 207 horsepower. These engines are paired with either a five-speed manual or six-speed automatic transmission. The highest fuel economy delivered by the S-Type using the 2.5 liter engine is 9.5 liters/100km.
How is the design of Jaguar S-Type
The Jaguar S-Type sports a stately and posh design which seems much inspired from the 1963 sports saloon. The exterior styling is managed to be both modern and classically retro at the same time. It owns dual round headlights flanking a small apple grille. In 2005, the Jaguar S-Type received a minor facelift featuring a modified grille, aluminum bonnet, front and rear aprons and redesigned rear lamps.
The interior of this luxury saloon is crafted with premium materials - a u-shaped center console flooded with high-tech features. It is available in different color settings; the most inspiring is the luxuriant wood and leather trim. The interior of Jaguar S-Type is usually distinguished by two-tone seats. The 2005 facelift brought some changes to the interior too, but those are very minor to be noticed.
What are the standout features of Jaguar S-Type
The models from 2003 onwards have some distinguished features like touchscreen navigation system with a DVD based display, radio data system, single in-dash Alpine CD player with AM/FM, two subwoofers and 10 Alpine speakers, a flip open key for the ignition, illuminating dual vanity mirrors, electrochromic finish on the inside rearview mirror and dual zone climate controls that come with interior air filtration. There are also some bonus features in the luxury package.
Nigerian Used and Tokunbo Jaguar S-Type in Nigeria
The luxury Jaguar S-Type sedan has been on the local car market for several years now and still offered by many dealerships in Nigeria. Production of this model has however ended but due to its reputation, this luxury sedan is imported into the country as used versions from abroad. Other dealers also offer the Nig used Jaguar S-Type with Nigerian registeration numberplate. But majority of the good conditioned used types that are on the car market are tokunbo Jaguar S-Type.
The Best Jaguar S-Type year to Buy
The Jaguar S-Type year models that are offered on Carmudi include models from the 2001 Jaguar S-Type and the 2005 Jaguar S-Type production years which are the most known editions in Nigeria. Even though there are no newer year models the old edition models stands out among luxury sedans produced during that year period.
Jaguar S-Type Price in Nigeria
Despite the low production over nine years, the Jaguar S-Type is easily available across Nigeria. However, its price may vary significantly since car dealers price used cars according to the year of manufacture and vehicle condition.
- 2000 Jaguar S-Type – 2002 Jaguar S-Type: ₦1,000,000 – ₦1,500,000
- 2003 Jaguar S-Type – 2005 Jaguar S-Type: ₦1,500,000 – ₦2,100,000
Overall Impression of Jaguar S-Type
The Jaguar S-Type faces a strong competition from German, Japanese and American luxury sedans. For instance, we can compare the high performance STR with the Mercedes E55 AMG and BMW M5. Coming to the base level, the standard S-Type is considered to be an alternative of Nissan Maxima, Volvo S80 and SAAB 95. As it is a luxury that is no longer in production, we would suggest you to add it to your classic car collection.