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Jaguar XJ12

When Jaguar first introduced their XJ12, V12 model of their excellent XJ6 saloon, they initially stuck with the same size tyre as the XJ6 which was ER/70VR15 or as we now know it today 205/70VR15. We would suggest that the 2 best tyres for these cars are either 205/70WR15 PIRELLI CINTURATO ™ CN12 or 205/70VR15 Michelin XWX and the temptation would be to fit PIRELLI due to Jaguars long standing relationship with PIRELLI.

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Other Options for Jaguar XJ12

In 1982 Jaguar developed the XJ12 HE (or High efficiency) improved model of the XJ12, one off the improvements was to fit 215/70VR15 tyres instead of the 205/70VR15. There by fitting a taller tyre to improve the gearing and clearance. They also fitted a PIRELLI P4000. Currently Longstone would suggest the best tyre for these fantastic XJ12 saloons and of course the XJC V12 would be the 215/70VR15 PIRELLI CINTURATO ™