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Sold 1963 Jaguar Mk2 3.8 M/O

1963 Jaguar Mk2 3.8 M/O




It's unusual to find a face-lifted car that's better looking than the car it was designed to replace but Jaguar managed this unusual feat, with the Mark 1 replacement.

Not many other cars can claim to have built a reputation in as many ways as the Mark 2 Jag has. From stints as a star car of television, a race car driven by the likes of Sir Stirling Moss, to an infamous bank robber's getaway vehicle of choice, it is perhaps one of the most iconic British cars of the 1960's and is remembered fondly by many.

Though a lot of Mk2s have fallen into disrepair, its lasting influence on enthusiasts has kept its fans at the front lines of preserving this bastion of British culture, keeping the remaining good ones from going extinct.

Without resorting to too many cliches in the process, Jaguar created the most iconic '60s sports saloon of them all and it's with the 3.8-litre Mk2 - that Jaguar created a legend.


  • Matching Numbers Car
  • Manual with Overdrive
  • Original Moss Box / Manual Steering
  • Disk Brakes
  • Original Tool Kit, Jack, spare wheel etc
  • Heaps of servicing / maintenance / restoration records including engine recondition at 104414 Miles (now reading 112007), and other mechanical work available.
  • Straight rust free body with beautiful paintwork
  • Beautiful cream leather interior
  • Beautiful woodwork
  • Brand new wire wheels on good tires
  • Approx 8 actual owners amongst some traders - two long term.
  • Drives beautifully.

Versatile beauty and with a 125mph top speed and throttle adjustable handling, the 3.8 became the saloon of choice for enthusiastic drivers.

Responsive as a sports car, yet meticulously fitted with all the appurtenances of supreme comfort. The 3.8 is tailored for family driving and is considered the best of all Mark 2s and market values reflect this.

Will be sold WOF'd and Registered if sold in New Zealand.



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