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1997 Daimler Six 4.0 LWB

Sold for £4,500

(including buyers premium)


Lot details

Registration No: A97 JAG
Chassis No: SAJDKAMD3BP807053
MOT: October 2021

Motor Car Location: Cheshire

  • 37,500 miles from new and just 2 former keepers
  • Offered with book pack, handbooks and service book
  • Collection of old invoices plus MOT history
  • Agreed insurance value of £8,000
  • Subject to a major service by David Marks in 2017
  • (JAG) registration plate included
  • New roof lining last year plus front discs and pads in 2019

By 1989, Jaguar / Daimler had been bought by Ford who changed the engine offerings of the XJ6. Six years later, recognising that its boxy lines could do with a facelift, the company allowed designer Geoff Lawson to adopt a somewhat retro path for the X300 Series version. This line was revised for the last time in 1997, at which point much-praised new, Bridgend-built V8 engines replaced the previous six-cylinder ones - enter the XJ8. The new units were available in 3.2, 4.0 normally aspirated and 4.0-litre supercharged form, the outputs of which ranged from 240bhp to 370bhp. Most other aspects of the handsome big Saloon were also an improvement on those of its predecessor - the ride in particular won many plaudits especially on the long wheelbase cars. Rarer and more expensive like for like than their Jaguar brethren, the Daimler variants have become increasingly sought after.

Vendor Condition Ratings:

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

For more information, please contact:
James McWilliam
james.mcwilliam@handh.co.uk
07943 584760

 

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