L-plate

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L-plate

Brit a white rectangle with an "L" sign fixed to the back and front of a motor vehicle; a red "L" sign is used to show that a driver using it is a learner who has not passed the driving test; a green "L" sign may be displayed by new drivers for up to a year after passing the driving test
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Lotus Elises used to go up in price, not down, but now an early P-plater is easily bought for 13 grand.
The only XJS worth thinking about would be an early P-plater with a manual box, which is likely to assume collector's status within the next decade.
Since March last year, that car has actually risen in value, and is now worth pounds 500 more than the equivalent P-plater 12 months ago.
A P-plater with reasonable miles for pounds 2,500 is fair money, but make sure you get a decent slab of parts and labour warranty included.