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Why hire a Jaguar XK8 convertible?

For Jaguar Hire in Yorkshire look no further than this lovely gold Jaguar XK8 convertible. Sit back and enjoy the luxury and performance associated with this superb grand touring car. You’ll feel like you are sitting in first class.

If you want to tour the beautiful Yorkshire Dales in comfort and style, this modern classic car is ideal. Why not hire this Jaguar sports car to celebrate a birthday, anniversary, wedding or other special occasion? Or head off to the Lake District, North York Moors or Yorkshire Coast on a weekend break or touring holiday.

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Experience driving a Jaguar XK8 convertible

Jaguar hire - cruise round West Yorkshire with the top down
Jaguar with the roof down on a sunny Lancashire day
Jaguar convertible with luxury leather interior
Jaguar XK8 with the roof down in South Yorkshire

Pick up point for the Jaguar XK8 is Keighley

Hire our Jaguar XK8 from £133 to £195 per day

Jaguar hire

The Jaguar convertible car we have for hire in Yorkshire not only has the looks, but it has the performance to match. Thanks to its 4 litre aluminium V8 engine developing 290bhp, and automatic gearbox, it drives like a dream. This Jaguar sports car oozes glamour, luxury and style. With its sleek curving lines, beautiful gold bodywork, colour matched power hood and best luxury cream leather interior with walnut trim, you’ll attract admiration from onlookers.

The Jaguar XK8 is a grand touring car and has all the features you would expect  from a Jaguar, including comprehensive levels of interior equipment with air conditioning and lots of safety features. It’s ride smoothness means that its a very relaxing sports car for long trips, but you can also change effortlessly into manual for extra vroom! A Jaguar hire in Yorkshire gives performance as well as luxury.

Some of the photographs of our Jaguar XK8 were taken by Matt Nichols of Classic Cars Driven who has kindly given his permission for us to use them on our website.




4 litre V8 engine with twin overhead cams, 4 valves per cylinder with variable valve timing. Light alloy block and cylinder heads.

Top Speed

0-60 in 6.4 seconds, top speed 155mph

Power (BHP)

290bhp at 6,100 rpm and 290 lb ft of torque at 4,250 rpm


23 mpg


5 speed Automatic gearbox, with sports mode and manual override. Electronic traction control.


ABS disc brakes on all wheels with yaw control



2 door, 2+2 seater soft top.

Luggage Space

Good sized boot


Beige/gold with cream leather upholstery

Weather Protection

One touch automatic hood

Sat Nav

Socket for sat nav.

Hire a Jaguar XK8 as a gift

Gift vouchers available for that special person in your life.

Prices – Select the option that suits you best

No single price suits everyone, so Classic Car Hire North gives you a choice of packages

All Day Hire

09:00 – 20:00 £175 Additional days £145 per day

Prices include 200 miles per day

The All Day option is ideal for those who want a tour of the Dales, Moors or even the Lake District.  The generous mileage limit of 200 miles will even get you to and from the East coast.  The majority of people do around 170 miles when they hire a car for 1 day, and don’t incur excess mileage charges.

24 Hour Hire

Return within 24 hours


Additional days £145 per day

Prices include 200 miles per day

The 24 hour option is evening to evening and suits those who are planning an overnight stay.

Weekend Package

Saturday 09:00 to Sunday 20:00


Price includes 300 miles

The weekend option lets you take a relaxing weekend, with enough miles included to stay in either the Lake District, or the Yorkshire coast.

2 Day Mid Week Package

Tuesday 09:00 to Wednesday 20:00


Wednesday 9:00 to Thursday 20:00


Price includes 300 miles

The 2 day midweek option provides a lower price for those who have time on Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Thursdays for a leisurely 2 day break.

Proms Package

Available Monday to Thursday

Evening to following morning


Price includes 50 miles

This package is tailor made for proms. As long as you are not going too far,  this package should suit you perfectly. You can collect the car on the evening of the prom and return it the morning after.

Wedding Package

40 hours hire


Price includes 125 miles

This package is tailor made for weddings making it easy to pick the car up and drop it off without interfering with your big day.  Collect the car the evening before the wedding (17:00 – 20:00), use it all day on your wedding day and then return it the  morning after the wedding (09:00 – 10:30).


All prices include insurance for 1 driver

Additional drivers £20 per day per driver

Picnic for 2 can be added at £35

Excess mileage charge £0.95 per mile

Security deposit £950

The security deposit is not taken until you pick the car up, and is done as a pre-authorisation on your card. This means that no money is actually taken, it just authorises us to take up to that amount in the unlikely event that the car is damaged during your hire.

Driver Insurance Requirements

Driver minimum age 25, maximum age 75

In general, drivers need to have had:

  • a full licence for 2 years or more
  • no more than 6 penalty points on their licence
  • no more than 1 claim in the past three years
  • no mental or physical problems which affect their ability to drive

If you have any queries please contact us.

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