replace motor for 1998 Jaguar XJ8, up to what year motor will work for my car ? on 1998 Jaguar XJ8

I will like to replace the motor on my 1998 Jaguar XJ8, I want to know up to what year of a new model motor will work for this car. The original millage in my car is low but the motor is mess up do to a broken timing belt??

by in Houston, TX on May 15, 2011
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ANSWER by on May 15, 2011
Really have to call a Jag parts dept person, there are so many. many variables. It is not like the 1960s, where 1 motor fit many years worth of cars and trucks.
COMMENT by on May 16, 2011
are you sure about the year? an XJ8 is a 4.0 liter V8 and does not have a timing belt; it has a chain.