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Category: Luxury Cars

We like to get behind the wheel of just about anything here at Parts and Projects, and sometimes that means we get to drive used luxury cars! Like a little sport with your luxury? Check out our impression of the Volvo S60R. Or go classic with our long term Jaguar XJ8.

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2004 Jaguar XJ8

I really hope I don’t regret this. I just bought a 2004 Jaguar XJ8 to replace my recently sold 1968 Mustang. I think it’s probably safe to assume a Jaguar has never made a Consumer Reports list of most reliable cars, but as one Reddit commenter says, “You don’t buy a Jaguar because it’s reliable or the…

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2005 Volvo S60R

Admit it. When you hear the word Volvo you think about safety. With few noted exceptions, Volvo is rarely associated with performance. The Volvo S60R just may change that perception. While the 2005 Volvo S60R does offer the safety, reliability, and comfort we’ve come to expect from Volvo, it also features some downright impressive performance. To start…

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1957 Cadillac Coupe deVille

In the 1950s, before cars were built on corporate platforms dictated by manufacturing efficiencies and shared parts bins, American vehicles were treated to frequent styling updates. Some designs, like this 1957 Cadillac Coupe deVille circulated for a single model year only. The 1957 Coupe deVille was lower, longer, and wider than the outgoing models. Fifty-seven was also the…