The 1961 Jaguar Mark II sedan is one of the best ways to merge vintage style with a classic meant for driving. And this European craftsman machine has an exceptionally correct look, right down to the four-speed stick shift. So dig into the details on a car that offers elegance and drive enjoyment.
The Mark II has a silhouette that's iconic. Jaguar's sedan (ok, saloon for the purists) was designed in the same tradition as the XK sports car, and that was all about taking the swoopy grand touring line and updating them for a speedy post-war world. That's how you get a style line the starts at the grille, bisects the hood, and runs the full profile before fading into the bumper. It takes craftsman to turn art like this into sheetmetal, and so these have been prestigious since day one. That's why it's awesome to have an example in this condition. It has a highly original-style appearance so people may think you have a well-done survivor on your hands. The while paint has a porcelain-like shine that instantly says premium. Plus, this one has a ton of terrific details, like competition-style mesh covers over the headlights and genuine wire wheels with knock-off hubs. And of course, Jaguar's famous leaper is leading the way.
The red leather interior continues this car's look of originality. A proper Jaguar sedan has the right balance of sporting and comfort. That's why you have bucket seats up front that are exceptionally plush. The rear has good space and even individual tray tables. With plenty of real wood on the doors and dash, the atmosphere will instantly remind you why classic Jaguars are a luxury marque. This one really gets the vintage look correct, right down to the details like the dual spoke steering wheel, classic AM/FM radio, and a dash full of toggle switches. And you'll love the sporty feeling that comes from engaging the start button, grabbing the stick shift, and watching the classic Smiths gauges dance right in front of you.
This was born in one of Jaguar's greatest sports car eras. The XK series was switching over to the E-Type, and this sedan has the heart that made them both famous. The 3.8-liter inline-six has that great classic Jag look with the alloy head stretching through the engine bay, Coopers air topper, and twin SU carbs mounted on the side. This motor fires up nicely and makes that unmistakable Jaguar tune. The dual-overhead cam motor was developed through Jaguar's racing program, and so all the sporty tingle you felt when looking at this Jag are fulfilled with the performance it brings to the streets. And you really get proper control of it all with the four-speed manual transmission. Power steering makes it nice to enjoy anywhere, and the four-wheel power disc brake package makes it stop with the authority of a modern machine. As you look over the photos, you'll even see nice investments like a newer stainless exhaust and Wilwood caliper on the front brakes.
This is a true getaway car. When they were new, the power, size, and control made these the preferred cars for British bank robbers to make a swift escape. Of course, today that just means you're looking at a head-turning and interesting classic that's also great for you weekend getaway out of town. So don't miss this European classic that's made for distinguished enjoyment. Call today!!!