When production for the Jaguar MK IX finally came to an end, Jaguar introduced the new code named ‘Zenith’ MK 10. Originally produced for the American market the new design boasted a newly shaped front end which included four headlamps set into rounded front fenders together with a newly designed grill.
The interior however stayed much the same and in classic jaguar style included an abundant amount of woodwork including the dashboard, escuthcheons, window trim, a pair of large bookmatched fold out rear picnic tables, and a front seat pull-out picnic table stowed beneath the instrument cluster. Still a stylish and majestic Jaguar sports saloon of the mid 1960’s the wonderful MK 10 was equipped with either a 4.2 or 3.8 litre 6 cylinder engine giving plenty of power to the driver.
This particular example, finished in Pearl Maroon with a cream leather interior, was first delivered to New Mexico in 1963, where it had two further owners before later finding its way back to the UK and the current ownership. Since being imported the car has been part of a collection in the UK where it has been used sparingly and kept in dry storage.
Fitted with the 3.8 litre motor as installed into the contemporary E-Type, this Mark 10 is offered with a thick file of invoices and other history, in addition to a current UK MoT certificate. A great looking and ground breaking executive car of the 1960s.
|Auction||Coys Fontwell June 2017|
|Day of Auction||N/A|
|Registration Number||UK Registered|
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