1968 1968 Jaguar 240/340

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1968
  • Car type 
    Saloon
  • Sunroof
    Yes
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Honey Beige
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Interior type 
    Leather
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

COYS Auction - 'The Jaguar Legend'
Blenheim Palace,
Woodstock,
Oxfordshire OX20 1PX
Saturday 17th July 2010 at 1pm
Registration Number: NCO 747G Chassis Number: 1J52143DN
Jaguar’s new MkII range was to rank among the best loved Jaguars ever made. The windows were made larger than its predecessor, mainly by using more slender roof supports, the rear axle was also made much wider to remove the crab-tracked appearance, with the result that the new car’s stability margin was greater. There were other detail changes, including a redesigned interior that was more modern but retained the traditional Jaguar image.
The MkII’s performance was also made more impressive by three new engine options, all using the B type cylinder head. The power of the 2.4 litre was increased to 120bhp that of the 3.4 litre to 210bhp, and the Mark IX saloon’s 3.8 litre engine was fitted to a new top of the range model.
The Mark 2 was discontinued in September 1967 and replaced by the 240 and 340, interim