1961 Jaguar MK II

3.4 Manual with Overdrive

Zusammenfassung

  • Baujahr 
    1961
  • Automobiltyp 
    Limousine
  • Lenkung 
    Rechts
  • Zustand 
    Gebraucht
  • Markenfarbe außen 
    Red
  • Innenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Innenausstattung 
    Leder
  • Standort
  • Außenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Getriebe 
    Schaltgetriebe
  • Antrieb 
    Zweirad
  • Kraftstoff 
    Benzin

Beschreibung

Coys Auction - Spring Classics
Royal Horticultural Halls
Elverton St
Westminster
London SW1
Tuesday 8 March 2011
Estimate: £13,000 - £16,000
Registration Number: 9850 NC
Chassis Number: TBC
The 2.4 saloon of 1955 represented a major step for Jaguar; it marked the change from a body built on a separate chassis to unitary construction. This was a necessary move; Jaguar were all too aware there was a strong market for a more compact and nimble saloon than the big Mk IX. The 2.4, powered by a 2,482cc version of the superb twin cam straight six XK engine first seen in the XK120 (which had already achieved four Le Mans victories), offered the sporting driver luxury, performance and value for money.
Using coil spring/wishbone front and semi-elliptic spring rear suspension, it possessed fine road manners and proved a great success, both on and off the track, particularly when the Mk I, as it was to be known, became available with the 3.4 litre engine in February 1957. It was in October 1959 th