1961 Jaguar MK II

by Vicarage

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1961
  • Car type 
    Saloon
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    British Racing Green
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • 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 7 December 2010
The Vicarage company put it pretty conclusively themselves: “A Vicarage Jaguar is like no other classic car. It is much more than a straightforward restoration .It can only be described as brand new.”
Vicarage, as a company, has been building and developing improved Mk II Jaguar's since 1984. Each car is engineered to be a testament to both the original thirty year old Jaguar design by Sir William Lyons , and to the peerless contemporary engineering and coachwork skills of the Vicarage team. The company has continued to develop the Mk II long after Jaguar ceased production of what was arguably Britain's most elegant sporting saloon of the 1960s.
The Mk II, especially in its later 3.8 Litre form, was certainly among the fastest four door saloons in the world in its time, and Vicarage have gone a long way towards keeping the car competitive.With an up rated engine to 4.2 , a ne