Buying a Jaguar XK - what should I check?

I am thinking of purchasing a Jaguar XK 4.2 convertible, for summer use only but the vehicle I have found in within my budget has a Cat D Status. The information I have gleamed from the seller is that the damage occurred five years ago. It has been on the road ever since and has five years' continuous MoTs. The asking price is £11,500. Is this a good purchase?

Asked on 14 December 2016 by Rod Harvey

Answered by Honest John
Fair price. But there were a few quirks with early convertibles which yoiy will find out about here:
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