Jaguar S Type 3.8 Auto 1965

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Lot No: 65

At a Glance:

Year Make Model Mileage SOLD FOR
1965 Jaguar S Type 3.8 Auto 132,000 (Warranted) £11,664 + buyers premium


This Jaguar 3.8 S Type’s claim to fame is that it featured on the front cover of Classic and Sportscar magazine in January 1988 carrying the title ‘So Cheap its Criminal’. The article inside runs to five pages.

Originally registered CUU59C, the car was purchased by an Irish garage owner at the NEC in 1995 and subsequently reregistered in Ireland. The seller’s description at the NEC back then mentions that ‘it was understood that the car was repainted in 1986 to Concourices D’Elegance standards’. Remote central locking and electric windows and aerial were fitted. The car has covered less than 4000 miles in the last 21 years, Today the car remains in very sound and eye-catching condition.

The extensive history file contains the original green log book, the old V5, no less than 3 stamped up service books, the owner’s handbook, lubrication chart, old MOTs, original sales brochure and sales and service invoices.  The original tool kit is present along with factory service and parts manuals. There is of course a copy of aforementioned Classic and Sportscar magazine A full stainless steel exhaust system has been recently fitted.

The vehicle now has a full years MOT which expires on 21st July 2017.


Full Details:

Lot No. 65
Auction 29th July 2016 - 90% SOLD
Vehicle Make Jaguar
Vehicle Model S Type 3.8 Auto
Year of Manufacture 1965
Mileage 132,000 (Warranted)
Registration ZV6053 (Irish Reg)
Date first Registered 01-01-1965
MOT 21.07.2017
Chassis Number 1B52798BW
Engine Number 7B54211/8
Estimated Sale Price £9500 - 10,900

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