Wed, 10th Apr 2019 13:00

The Pavilion Gardens

  Lot 12

1992 Daimler Double Six

Sold for £3,938

(including buyers premium)

Lot details
Registration No: K665MGX
Chassis No: SAJDDJLW3CR486303
Mot Expiry: Nov 2019

- Manufactured in 1992 being the final year of production for the Series 3

- Imported from Japan in 2016 , fully UK registered

- MOT until November 2019

- Finished in Regency red with Doeskin Hide interior

The vendor has described the condition as follows:

- Bodywork.. good
- Engine.. good
- Electrical equipment.. good
- Paintwork.. good
- Transmission or gearbox.. good
- Interior trim.. good

Flagship of the contemporary Daimler range, the Series III Double Six was among the most accomplished luxury saloons of its generation. Renowned for its sophisticated ride / handling balance and eerily smooth drivetrain, it was regularly compared to the likes of the Rolls-Royce Silver Spirit, Bentley Mulsanne and Mercedes-Benz S-class. Powered by a 5.3 litre V12 engine mated to three-speed automatic transmission, it proved deceptively fast with a reputed top speed of 150mph.

The Jaguar XJ Series and it's even more luxuriously appointed Daimler counterparts were introduced in 1968. Some four years into production a 12-cylinder 5.3-litre XJ was offered for the first time, the Series 1, 2 and 3 Daimler versions of which were dubbed the Double Six; thereby reviving a famous Daimler model name of the vintage era. The later variants (XJ81 and X305) produced between 1993 and 1997 featured a 6.0-litre variant of the silky smooth V12 engine mated to GM's equally impressive new 4L80E four-speed automatic transmission.

It's a 1992 model so the last year of manufacture for the series 3. It's a Japanese market car imported back to the UK in November 2016.

PLEASE NOTE: The Estimate on this Lot is now £3,000 - 4,000.

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