1968 Jaguar Mk2 240 with Manual/Overdrive
Bare-shell professional restoration
A truly exceptional Mk2 Jaguar which has had a full professional body restoration and bare-metal repaint. All panels have either been renewed or re-metalled to very high standard, no filler used. The interior is original apart from new carpets, new headlining and every piece of woodwork has been professionally re-lacquered like new.
The chrome is good and the car has been fully sorted mechanically with new water pump, propshaft, new silencers, 420 (3-pot) brakes, new servo, new clutch. The engine was compression checked and found to be in good tight condition indicating textbook oil pressure, 40 psi running, 20 psi idling hot. Optional electric overdrive. New front tyres fitted.
The car bodywork is absolutely stunning in the best colour combo of Carnival Red with Ebony Black Interior. It could easily be mistaken for a new car with a paint finish to die for! The restorer, a specialist motor body engineer, prepared the car over a period of many years for his own personal use, hence uncompromising attention to detail.
Comes with Jag toolkit, wheelbrace, Jaguar Workshop Manual, Original Green Cardboard Logbook, Old MOTís. Free Historic Road Tax. Superb Motalite wood steering wheel. New MOT to Nov 2019 (w/no advisories)
Cars like this donít come up very often and it is absolutely certain to appreciate with some Mk2 Jags now fetching over £50k. Bet they donít look any better than this one!
For more info call or text John on 07909 231414. Car located in Lytham St Annes Lancashire. Can deliver UK Mainland for £1 pr/mile (one way only charged)
In September 1967 the 2.4 Litre and 3.4 Litre Mark 2 cars were rebadged as the 240 and 340 respectively. The 3.8 Litre model was discontinued. The 240 and 340 were interim models intended to fill the gap until the introduction of the XJ6 in September 1968. The 340 was discontinued on the introduction of the XJ6 but the 240 continued until April 1969; its price of £1364 was only £20 more than the first 2.4 in 1956.
Powered by the world-famous XK twin overhead camshaft engine the output of the 240 engine was increased, care of straight-ported E-type-style cylinder head fed via twin 1.75 SUís plus a new distributor, and twin exhausts, raising the power by 11 per cent, from 120bhp to 133bhp. Consequently the 240 feels much livelier than the 2.4 in its original tune and not too far shy of the old 3.4. The optional automatic transmission was upgraded to a Borg-Warner 35 dual drive range. Servo-assisted disc brakes were fitted to all 4 wheels, slimmer S-Type bumpers with over-riders and 420 style hubcaps were fitted. For the first time the 2.4 litre model could exceed 100 mph and sales went up too.
The 2.4-engined Jag is also well known as the one driven by the morose, fictional TV detective Inspector Morse played by John Thaw. In November 2005, the car used in the television series sold for more than £100,000, but we bet it wasnít as authentic as this baby.
Selling my mK2 240 perfect car was unused in store for over 30 years Recommissioned 5 years ago no rust anywhere perfect chassis JAGUAR HERITAGE CERTIFICATE SUPPLIED BY HENLYS LTD LONDON REGENCY RED BEIGE INTERIOR FEB 1969 uk right hand drive NEW MOT ORIGINAL HANDBOOK PERIODIC MAINTENANCE VOUCHERS .....
This Mk2 was manufactured in 1963 in the most commendable dark blue with cream leather interior. In 1977 it was imported and registered in Greece. In 1991 the engine was exchanged with a fully overhauled and period correct MK2 3.4 unit. After many years in the dry climate of Greece, the car has remained .....
3781 CC., 220 HP, 6-cylinder, automatic, 5 SEATS, disc brakes, INTERIOR AND STEERING WHEEL WOODEN, PAINT IMPROVABLE, good general condition, proper operation, HISTORICAL REGISTRATION, ITV EVERY 4 YEARS, DOCUMENTATION and ITV UPDATE. MORE INFORMATION: http://antequeraclassic.com/catalogo/jaguar-mk2-1962.....
The car is finished in excellent dark blue paintwork
with unmarked dark blue trim.
The woodwork and the headlining is also extremely good.
It has new blue carpets.
There is no rust or rot anywhere on the car and the chrome including the window frames are as good as brand new with no pitting at all. .....
This historic icon of a vehicle was totally rebuilt to a high specification by Vicarage Ltd of Wolverhampton for the current owner completed in 2002.
Has only completed
2600 miles since.
Being kept in storage
The reality of having no time to use the vehicle by the owner forces the reluctant sale .....
Jaguar 240 in British racing green good condition but not excellent ..v g condition in side leather with jaguar wooden steering wheel ..£4.000 has been spent on it in the last year passed its mot and hasn't been used since ..tax exsempt ..a VG solid car ..lots of history and all receipts of work done .....
Jaguar Mk2 3.4 1963
Right hand drive, manual gearbox with overdrive.
White with burgundy red leather, wire wheels.
The car has been in my collection since 2008. In 2009 the engine was rebuilt. After this the car has driven about 5000km.
This Mk2 is in a good condition and worth .....
Very original and refined Mk2 recently restored in Warwick grey. This car was exported to South Africa from new and has the original 4 speed manual Moss box with O/D and no obvious modification. The car is, as you would expect, rust free.
Major upgrades are a Racemettle alternator (in a dynamo .....
Jaguar MK2 3.4 litre variant now for sale by Firma Trading. Car is located in Adelaide, Australia. Can deliver to you at your cost worldwide. Contact for more pictures and information if required. For more details please refer to our website at www.firmaauto.com
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