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1956 (PP) Jaguar Mark I MKI

Mileage 66,000
Fuel Type Petrol
Engine Size 2483cc
Transmission Manual
Reg Date 30/08/1956
Registration VUO132
Body Style Saloon
Colour Black
No Doors N/A
Previous Owners 8
Service Full Service History
MOT 13/02/2023
  • 01202 709407
  • 1956 JAGUAR MKI 2.4 SE SALOON (Manual with overdrive) This elegant classic British Sports Saloon is finished in Jaguar glossy black with full red leather trim and polished walnut cappings. This 66-year-old car has had 8 former keepers and has covered only 66000 miles from new. The vehicle was fully restored by the famous Cooper Craft Company some years ago and used as a demo vehicle. It had a full nut and bolt restoration from the ground up, with a change of colour to black, special wire wheels fitted and also fitted with disc brakes all round by the Cooper Craft Company. There is a full photographic record of this interesting restoration. This car has been very well preserved since then. It is very good underneath having had the benefit of being waxoyled to offer protection and is now offering a very lovely patina. The Heritage certificate states that the vehicle was sold new by Henleys of London on 22nd August 1956. It still retains its original transferable and valuable registration number of VUO 132, very nearly the same as Mike Hawthorns car. It has the original interior colour of red leather but the bodywork has been changed from cream to black. It is both Tax and MoT exempt. The features include: manual gearbox with overdrive, independent front suspension with double wishbones, coils springs, telescopic dampers, anti-roll bar, wire wheels, disc brakes, fully waxoyled and special wire wheels. The history folder includes: current and previous V5's, buff coloured original registration document, current and previous MoTs, old tax discs, Penrite oil service book, in excess of £12,000 for previous invoices, Jaguar Heritage Trust letter and certificate number 8186 -- confirming all numbers match including engine gearbox and body, Insurance paperwork, photos of the car both before and after the restoration, write up on this car, list of previous owners,6 page road test report 25th July 1956, original sales brochure, copy of sales brochure, chassis lube service sheets, Jag lubrication char , Owner's Handbook, Jag Drivers notification, Jag enthusiasts mags, Wikipedia report and lots of interesting correspondence from various owners over its lifetime. This is a super opportunity to own a rare well fettled MKI Jaguar which in many people's opinion, is the prettiest of them all. £28995

  • Panorama Bay Motor Company


    36 Panorama Road

    BH13 7RD


    • 01202 709407
    • 07785 500990


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    Monday - Friday:09:30:18:00
    Sunday:by appointment

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  • 01202 709407
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