W - Wind and skin

05 June 2006
XJ8 Sovereign LWB dash medium

Wind and skin - Motor trade slang for air-conditioning and leather upholstery. In smaller, cheaper models these are expensive luxuries that will rarely add to the car's resale value, but they're necessities in executive and luxury cars if you want to get the best price when you come to trade your car in.


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