1965 Jaguar 3.8 Liter Mark 2 by Hunting Ridge Motors
- September 24, 2019
- Posted by Simon Streich
1965 Jaguar 3.8 Liter Mark 2 finished in Westminster Dark Blue with Dark Blue Leather interior. This stunningly restored Mark 2 has a rich detailed history.
Originally sold to Mr P H Deacon ( an automotive journalist for Road And Track ) on November 3rd 1964 as a 1965 Model year car. A copy of the Jaguar Daimler Heritage Certificate is included in the detailed photos.
Mr. Deacon kept an extensive journal of the cars mechanical history including trips, oil changes and all repairs. Also included is the original bill of sale to Mr Deacon ( from Jaguar, Browns Lane, Coventry ) as well as some original sales brochures.
Most of the ownership history is known and fully documented including all the repairs and maintenance from it’s last owner, a well known collector in Houston. The miles noted are original and fully documented.
In it’s current condition, the car retains it’s original matching numbers engine and four speed manual transmission with Laycock De Normanville electric overdrive, Fogranger Fog Lamps, Reclining Bucket Seats, Rear Window Defogger, Limited Slip Salsbury Differential, Coombs type Rear Wheel Spats, Stainless Wire Wheels, Power Rack and Pinion Conversion from XKS Unlimited, conversion to alternator with voltage regulator, heater and fan upgraded using Clayton Classic kit, Retro Sound Radio, Pertronix distributor, new gas tank and wiring harness ( 2017 ), upgraded aluminum radiator, thermostatically controlled auxiliary electric cooling fan, totally restored wood, Connelly hides and correct Wilton Carpets New Headliner and on and on.
The paint, leather, wood, chrome, carpets and overall condition are superb. The car drives as you would imagine.
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