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Special Body

This car has a special body:

lynx Eventer

Heritage Notes

Lynx Eventer No 57.

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2012-06-17 06:34:29 | Anonymous writes:

Artcurial Le Mans Classic sale 07/07/2012 :
The car offered was delivered new to the Belgian writer Rolland Busselun and transformed by Lynx in 1995 (a comprehensive file documenting the work will be passed on with the car) : a visually improved tailgate with invisible hinges, rear seat space extended by 8 cm, and more detailed finishing. The interior boasts a wealth of wood trim specific to this car, and it has striking black buffalo leather upholstery with red piping. The bodywork was completely restored in 2006. This is a car that has been regularly and carefully maintained which has recently had a service. It appears in the book " Breaks de chasse, Racés, Sportifs, Intemporels " by Michel Stefani.

2012-07-28 08:39:58 | pauls writes:

URL for above auction:
www.artcurial.com/en/asp/fullCatalogue.asp

Estimation 50 000 - 70 000 €
Sold for 47,059 €

2020-07-12 08:21:59 | Lofty writes:

For sale via Houtkamp Collection NL (July 2020). "This beautifully presented Lynx Eventer was first registered the 5th of February 1991. Its first owner was the Belgian writer and poet Roland Busselen. The car left the factory as a black Jaguar XJR-S 6.0 Litre, the most powerful and sporty XJS on the market. With its tuned 6,0-litre V12 with injection, producing around 330 horsepower, the XJR-S was produced by Jaguar Sport, a 50/50 collaboration between Jaguar and the famous Tom Walkinshaw Racing (TWR) company. After driving his car for two years, Mr. Busselen went to Jaguar Brussels to have it converted by Lynx to an Eventer. The car arrived there on the third of June 1993 and was finished in the beginning of October that same year, being the 57th Eventer ever built. Besides the conversion to shooting brake, Busselen choose several options. The Black exterior was painted in British Racing Green and the car was fitted with special Lynx rear seats. These are much deeper than the standard ones. He furthermore ordered special woodwork, Lynx badges and the rear washer and wiper. Mr. Busselen drove his car primarily in and around Monaco where he lived, until he sold it to a French car collector in 2001 were she was part of an extensive collection. Approximately ten years later the Jaguar was bought by it’s former Belgian owner in 2011, a gentleman with an impressive collection, who decided to give the car a total restoration. A nice touch is that this owner knew the car from his youth, as he used to live in the same street as the first owner. The car was sent to KWE in the U.K., well known for their extensive experience on Jaguars. In 2016 the car underwent a total restoration, both cosmetic as technical. The engine and gearbox were completely rebuilt, the electrical system was checked and partially remade and all other technical parts were made as new. The Jaguar was repainted in the very attractive and period-correct colour of Gun Metal Grey, beautifully complementing the Green leather interior. The colours were matching the owners’ Aston Martin DB7 (which was made in the same factory as the XJR-S). The exterior of the Jaguar is in a very nice cosmetic condition. It is clearly visible that a lot of time and money has been spend on this car. The paintwork of the car has been done to high standards and shows a beautiful deep shine. The body of the car is very nice and very straight displaying perfect fits and gaps. The lights and glasses are all in a very nice condition. The interior has been extremely impressive restored. An invoice of € 16.000,- shows how well the work was done. The headlining and carpet are all new even as the leather on the seats. Inside the cabin everything is clean, neat and tidy. The upholstery is in excellent condition all round, as is the dash, steering wheel, instruments and controls. The interior couldn’t be more British, with its spotless green leather and wood trim, the interior colour combines beautifully with the Grey exterior color. It gives the car a finishing touch and it turns the car in a piece of art. Customers who are passing the car in our showroom are very (positively) surprised when they see the beautiful Green interior. During the conversion in 1995, the famous owner, the writer Mr. Busselen choose several options and the car was fitted with special Lynx rear seats which are still present in the car. The materials used are at a very high level and all the details on the dashboard and instruments were comprehensively and correctly restored. At first glance it is amazing to see how well the conversion to shooting brake works. The proportions of the Lynx Eventer are spot on, making the car low and elegant. Its unique design ranks the car among other great Shooting Brakes, such as Aston Martin’s and Ferrari’s. The powerful V12-engine propels the car forward in a fast, but stately British way, producing a beautifully distinguished sound, while the automatic gearbox does its work without any hesitation. This Lynx Eventer might be one of the most sporty ones, being based on the XJR-S, it still is an amazing car to travel big distances in style and comfort. But at the same time more than capable of tackling those winding corners. It’s one of those cars that is very usable as daily driver, but also a great joy to just behold."

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