2009 Jaguar C-Type

by Proteus

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    2009
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Amethyst Blue
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Interior type 
    Leather
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Coys Auction - True Greats
Royal Horticultural Halls
Elverton St
Westminster
London SW1
Tuesday 1st December 2009
Registration Number: OUK 966F Chassis Number: 171958DN
The car we are delighted to offer today is an all aluminium example. A highly desirable, early chassis design originally supplied during the beginning of the 80‘s in body and chassis form by Proteus founder Jim Marland. The previous MD of Proteus John Gregson (now deceased) bought the unfinished project and stored it for many years unregistered. However, this year the current Directors of Proteus rebuilt the car throughout.
First it was stripped, the chassis checked, shot blasted and baked powder coating was applied. The rear suspension mountings were modified to Marland Series 2 to improve the suspension characteristics of the earlier chassis. A new aluminium rear end and bonnet in 1050A H24,1.5mm sheets were then hand crafted. The central aluminium tub, originally hand made by Shapecraft of Northampton was