1937 Jaguar SS 100

2½ Litre

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1937
  • Car type 
    Convertible
  • Chassis number 
    18083
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Grey
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Interior brand colour 
    Burgundy
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

This SS100 was delivered new in 1937 to a Colonel W. V. Nugent. It was later exported to America where it was comprehensively restored during the 1980s and remained in the sunny Californian climate until 1988 when it was re-imported by classic car dealer Gerry Porter.

Upon re-importation the car was purchased for a private family collection where it remained for over twenty years. During the family's ownership 18083 was lovingly cosseted in the family's private museum and meticulously maintained by their in-house engineer.

Although the Jaguar was in exceptional condition, the fastidious owner undertook a thorough recommissioning of the bodywork and mechanics including a comprehensive engine rebuild by marque specialist David Davenport, completed 2010; this wonderful SS100 runs beautifully and has covered only 445 miles since.

The lustrous Jaguar Opalescent Gunmetal Grey paintwork complements the burgundy leather interior beautifully. The gleaming

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