1966 Jaguar S-Type

3.8 Restoration Project

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1966
  • Car type 
    Saloon
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    White
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Coys Auction
Ascot Racecourse,
Berkshire SL5 7JX
Sunday 23 May 2010 at 3pm
Registration Number: JXD 837D Chassis Number: TBA
In 1964 Jaguar started producing the S-Type with a 3.4 or 3.8 engine specification. However the car which bared many resemblances to what had gone before had various subtle changes made to it, both mechanical and aesthetically which undoubtedly improved the car.
The mechanical changes were really placed on the set up of the car and the S-Type was made shorter in length by some 60cm and was also given independent all round suspension which significantly improved the handling and made it a much more response and fun car to drive. The engine was as ever capable of producing ample power with the 3.8 giving out 220bhp at 5,500rpm.
The body work was also changed slightly and had a much long rear boot tail and the spat was done away with making it much easier on the eye. The extended boot made it possible to store much more luggage making it a far more pract