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"A short note of appreciation for the manner, knowledge and quiet enthusiasm you showed towards ourselves when deciding to sell our old '64' Classic Car. Your approach is one of confidence within the Classic Car Industry plus the bonus of nationwide and global contacts helped attain a very rewarding outcome for ourselves. We have no hesitation in recommending your services to other people."Margaret & Miles Jacob, Christchurch, New Zealand
Everything about this car, the feel of it, the way it goes, the way it sounds and the way it looks has distinction. Its engine is as docile around town as it is impatiently fast on the open road.
Steering is light, positive, self centering and free from road shocks. These cars can corner like racing cars yet the springing with the extra long torsion bars for the independent front suspension gives a delightfully smooth ride.
In its heyday, this was a car that expressed the British way of doing things. It had an extraordinary ability to cover long distances at high speeds without tiring driver and passengers. Seventy miles an hour without stress or effort was something back in the day - even today it is a tonic traveling around in it.
ABOUT THIS CAR
- Jaguar MKV 3.5 ltr
- Chassis #: 624197
- Engine #: T9190
- Body #: G7986
- Gearbox #: SH8448
- Original Distributor – Shorters, Auckland, New Zealand
- Heritage Certificate by Jaguar Daimler Heritage Trust available
- Original Operating & Maintenance Handbook Available
- Spare Parts Catalogue Available
- Restored in 1981 / 82, this MKV, the engine was rebored and body had bare metal respray.
- Upgrades include power assisted rack and pinion steering, telescopic shock absorbers at the rear and a Moss four speed / overdrive gearbox (from a Jaguar MK2)
- Original Certificate of Registration
- Auctioned by the first and only Bonhams auction in New Zealand in 2008 with 93000miles with a price expectation of between $40K to $60K. Car traveled less than 1500miles since.
- Beautiful car – drives great – recommended vintage car in very nice order.
Car will be sold WOF'd and Registered if sold in New Zealand.
TRANSPORT / WORLDWIDE SHIPPING CAN BE ORGANISED ON THIS VEHICLE ON BUYER'S BEHALF AT BUYERS COST.
Viewing is STRICTLY BY PRIOR APPOINTMENT only.
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NOTIFICATION AS TO NATURE OF GOODS IN TERMS OF THE CONSUMER GUARANTEES ACT 1993
Waimak Classic Cars accepts that the vehicle being sold must be of “acceptable quality” in terms of section 7 of the Consumer Guarantees Act 1993 (the Act) having regard to “the nature of the goods”.
Waimak Classic Cars is not aware of any specific defects with the vehicle, however (a) such a vehicle being a classic vehicle may have mechanical breakdowns, electrical failures at inconvenient times and maintenance costs being part of and parcel of ownership of a classic car; (b) reliability is a combination of the particular nature of the classic vehicle, how it is being driven, how it has been maintained, and to a certain extent luck.
The Purchaser acknowledges that the vehicle is being sold as a classic car; that in terms of the Act and the nature of the goods, the vehicle, is an old car that may have faults, unlike a modern motor vehicle.
The Purchaser is encouraged to personally fully inspect the vehicle and/or to have the vehicle inspected, fully assessed and maintained by an experienced classic car mechanic.
The Purchaser acknowledges that they have read and fully understand this notification and the nature of a car which is many years old.
For more information about this vehicle, please contact us Monday to Friday between 9:00am and 6:00pm (New Zealand Standard Time) on +64 (0) 3 310-6485 / +64 (0) 274 990-020. Alternatively, you may email us at email@example.com anytime.
PLEASE NOTE: Waimak Classic Cars is Not a car yard dealer type of operation. As a result, we do not operate through fixed opening hours and viewing is By Appointment Only.