Abandoned Jaguar XJ220 found in the Qatari desert

Posted on Saturday, 10 April 2010 , 16:04:14 byAlina

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Abandoned Jaguar XJ220 found in the Qatari desert

An abandoned Jaguar XJ220 was discovered in the Qatari desert, the circumstances being quite vague and very surprising in the same time because it's hard to believe that anyone could just abandon it.

The XJ220 was the world's fastest production car, featuring a turbocharged mid-mounted V6 developing 549hp (409kW). It has a 6-speed manual transmission, reaching 60 mph in 3.8 seconds and a top speed of 217 mph, an amazing speed for 1992, when it was produced. Only 281 Jaguar XJ220 were ever made and the original price was around $650,000. Now the price is around £100,000 (€115,000).

Although the founded Jaguar has only 900 km on the odometer, it has lost its value.