It has been some time since I had time to do a brand new chop, however I carved out a while the other evening. I’ve completed a brand new XJ coupe up to now, nevertheless it was an extended-wheelbase mannequin with a pillarless greenhouse. It was a halo car of kinds, meant to tackle the large CL Mercedes coupe (now the S Class coupe). This pink XJ coupe is a distinct sort of auto. I shortened the wheelbase about 6 inches from the sedan, all behind the front seats for a tighter nearly 2+2 inside, although this is nonetheless a big automobile so the +2 within the again remains to be pretty roomy. I saved the inflexible B-pillar for the structure and I estimate the burden savings of this aluminum platform over its larger sedan siblings at about 400 lbs. The general measurement of my XJ coupe is just about halfway between the XJ and the XF midsize sedan. This time around I kept the sedan’s avant garde black B-pillar trim. I’ve come to appreciate that odd styling contact.
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