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1990 Daimler Double Six

Lot 316 (A|B|C Live Auction Online, 16th September 2020)

Sold for £7,312

(including buyers premium)


Lot details

Registration No: H289MPB
Chassis No: SAJDDALW3CM4483712
MOT: August 2021

Motor Car Location: Essex

  • 76,736 recorded miles
  • In current ownership since 2014
  • Resprayed in 2016
  • Dry stored 2015 and 2019
  • Only 853 miles in current ownership
  • Recently recommissioned

The Jaguar XJ Series and its Daimler counterparts were introduced in 1968. Some four years into production a 12-cylinder XJ was offered for the first time, the Daimler version of which was dubbed the Double Six, thereby reviving the famous Daimler model name of the vintage era. Throughout the '70s, Jaguar had been developing an all new design to follow its graceful Series 1, 2 and 3 models. However, the launch was delayed and it didn't see the light of day until 1986. Even then the line-up didn't include a 12-cylinder option - the engine bay apparently being too narrow to house a unit of V configuration. Ford solved the problem when they took over Jaguar-Daimler in 1989 and the new, silky-smooth 5.3-litre (later 6.0-litre) V12 cars finally came to market in 1993. The engines were mated to an equally new GM-based four-speed automatic transmission.

Vendor Condition Ratings:

Bodywork: 'Very Good'
Engine: 'Very Good'
Electrical Equipment: 'Good'
Paintwork: 'Very Good'
Gearbox: 'Very Good'
Interior Trim: 'Very Good'

PLEASE NOTE: The registration number 'D6 GEE' is not included in the sale.

 

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