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1960 JAGUAR MK. IX SALOON
  • Historics at Brooklands
  • 31-Aug-2013
  • Historics at Brooklands August Sale
  • Venue : Brooklands Museum
  • Lot No. : 269
  • Year : 1960
  • Engine Size : See Description
  • Transmission : manual
  • RHD
  • Registration No. : 6582EL
  • Chassis No. : 774508 BW
  • Engine No. : NC84558

£ 12,320

The Jaguar Mk. IX is a large luxury saloon car produced between
1959 and 1961 and replaced the previous Mk. VIII. Standard
transmission was a four-speed manual system; options included
overdrive but most cars were built with a Borg Warner three-speed
automatic box. Internally, an enlarged-bore 3.8 litre, 220bhp DOHC
straight six replaced the previous 3.4 litre unit. Two SU
carburettors were fitted. Four-wheel servo assisted Dunlop disc
brakes and recirculating ball power steering was now standard
equipment. The torsion bar independent front suspension and
leaf-sprung rear live axle were retained from the Mk. VIII. The
body was generally similar to its predecessor but the sunshine roof
became a standard fitting for the UK market. The interior was in
the same luxurious mode with extensive use of leather, walnut wood
trim and deep pile carpet.  The Mk. IX's power and good brakes
for a vehicle of that era, together with its undoubtedly impressive
aesthetic appearance, makes it quite a common choice for classic
car circuit racing.

Originally registered on 4th May 1960 to Henlys Ltd
in Bournemouth and subsequently sold on 20th September
of that year to Mr. Victor Stallard of Fordingbridge, it appears,
according to the original buff log book and current V5 registration
document, that this Jaguar has spent most - if not all - of its
life, in and around the South of England. Finished in Sherwood
green with leather trim, this Jaguar Mk. IX automatic is described
by the vendor as being comfortable, pleasant and interesting to
drive. Supplied with a current MoT test certificate valid until
19th December 2013 and a Heritage certificate, this
elegant Jaguar will require a little time and investment, although
appears quite sound and would probably be best described as a
rolling restoration project.
For sale by auction on Saturday 31 August 2013 with Historics at Brooklands, Brooklands Motor Racing Circuit, Weybridge, Surrey, Call 01753 639170