1956 Jaguar MK I

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1956
  • Car type 
    Other
  • Chassis number 
    S905112DN
  • Engine number 
    PL3442713-9
  • Lot number 
    634
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Red
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual

Description

A superb example of an FIA (Appendix K) 3.4-litre Mk1 racing saloon formerlyowned by Allan Lloyd, the well-known Jaguar collectorFurther developed to FIA spec byPhil Bennett and Mike WilkinsonPurchased by our vendor who competed for numerous seasons in the JCC and HRDC Championshipswith much success.Received the Spirit of Jaguar award at the Jaguar Classic Challenge annual awardsand was a class winner at Le Mans in 2016Sigma-built full race 3.4-litrewitha straight port head and triple carburettors (refreshed in 2018)All-synchro Jaguar box,competition clutch, Sayer-specrear axle,front and rearsuspensionRegular maintenance and further developmentby Mike Wilkinson. Chassis, bespoke dampers, special differential, andtuned exhaust systemComplies with HRDC regulationsand the10-year HTP is valid for fivemore yearsGearbox and differential also rebuilt during 2018. Extensive spares package includesKoni developed dampers, half shafts, brake discs, wheels with tyres and associated running sparesGreatopportunity to acquire a reliable Class 1race-winningJaguar thathas competed at the Le Mans Classic, HRDC and is eligible and known atGoodwoodThe car was initially owned as a race car by Allen Lloyd, the well-known Historic racer and Jaguar collector and itremained competitivethroughout his ownership prior to being soldon to Phil Bennett and Mike Wilkinson.The car was prepared by Mike Wilkinson for HTP Inspection and a Technical Passport was grantedin 2015. The carremained in this condition until 2018 at which point it was fitted with a straight port head,triple carbs,a fabricated exhaust manifold and efficient exhaust system. This specification falls in line with other Championship Regulations and makes the car highly competitive within theJaguar Challenge, HRDC, JEC Hawthorn and HSCC.The HTP papers are dated up to 2025 and conform to the original specification submitted. Necessary items and parts to return to the original specification are available which can be discussed with any prospective purchaser.The car has proved to be extremely reliable and the only recent failure was due to the fuel tank foam degradation, however, in 2017, thetank wasreplaced completely.All safety equipment, including seat, belts, and fire systems are in date from 2019.Should further information be required on setup and specific manufactured items, this can willingly be provided. The vendor is hoping that the future owner has as much pleasure and success as she enjoyed over the years, competing in the Jaguar Classic including Le Mans Classic 2016 (first in class), 2018, Silverstone Classic, Old-timer, Spa 6 hours, Donnington Historic and many more enjoyable races with HRDC. You can now book a one-to-one appointment (up to one hour) to view this lot at our central location between 16thand 30thJuly. Please contact Joeon 07779 082707/[email protected] to secure your appointment or to discuss the car in more detail.The health and safety of both our customers and team remains the utmost priority, we are therefore operating to strict COVID-19 guidelines and full instructions for arrival and inspection protocols will be given when making your appointment.