Behold this MASSIVE car. SEE how much longer and lower it is than the 75. WONDER at how it can have so little interior space. SMIRK at the rear legroom.
What's that, the wing is a different shade of red? That'll be your eyes. This is the last great car to be made in Britain, that coachwork will last 100 years.
Big fat wheels are lovely. They ruin the ride but I forgive them.
Sporty interior - yes, it's wood, but ahhh... it's BLACK wood. That's the sporty wood.
There's hardly anything wrong with it. The clock doesn't work; that's a common fault. The radio display is buggered; also common. All the air vents have fallen apart; again, common. The cupholder is broken; another regular failure. The drivers seat bolster is worn; this is pretty much mandatory. However, the headlining is not falling down! But only 'cos it's had a new one.
I discovered the tyres were all around 20psi yesterday. Today I serviced it and found the oil filter was starting to rust - always a good sign. Air filter was pretty bad too. Changed the plugs (lovely cheap plugs, and unlike the 75 replacing them didn't involve removing the wiper arms). ATF looks clean. Took up 10mm of slack off the accelerator cable. Worked out how to use the trip computer, kind of wishing I hadn't now (it clearly loves it's dinner).
It's very pleasant to work on, everything is accessible and with it being nothing more than a lightly refreshed late-80s XJ40, it's no more complex than a Ford Sierra.