COYS Auction - 'The Jaguar Legend'
Oxfordshire OX20 1PX
Saturday 17th July 2010 at 1pm
Registration Number: CBY 455G Chassis Number: 91D55946B
The voluptuous Mk X, introduced in 1961, was the first of a new generation of Jaguar saloons that were far more technically advanced than previous models.
One of the main distinguishing features was the use of Jaguars new independent rear suspension system. This new suspension, which combined a more comfortable ride with excellent handling, was quite ingenious in design, using the drive shafts as the top links in a wishbone configuration.
In 1966 the 420G model was introduced offering a number of improvements, performance increased with the new 4.2 litre version of the long lived straight six that first appeared in the XK120 of 1948. This time it put out 245bhp, 25 more than the 3.8S could manage. There were a number of other refinements not least of all the Marles Varamatic power steering system. Indeed i