This is a stunning example of the 1959 Jaguar MK I Saloon car that has been carefully stored and maintained by its owner of sixteen years
The car is finished in a factory correct Honey Beige with a complementary elegant and beautiful replaced Connolly and Wilton Tan interior; Connolly even on the door panels. Overall, this is an exceptional car, possibly one of the best remaining MKI’s anywhere.
This 1959 Jaguar MK I Saloon has the original drive train (numbers matching) 2.4 liter six cylinder engine coupled to the original 4 speed manual gearbox with overdrive. As a result, the car is nimble around town and keeps up with highway traffic with ease. As stated, this may be the best MKI available due to its combination of overall condition and array of components:
- Full Webasto sunroof
- Wire wheels and partial spats
- Steel wheels and full spats
- ’59 end of run brought disc brakes all around
- Rarely found complete original tool set
- Four speed overdrive transmission
- Stainless exhaust.
- Heritage certificate
She won Best of Show NE Jaguar concours as well as People’s Choice. The interior wood is refinished and excellent and she has on a few hundred miles on her since a 2019 engine overhaul:
- New pistons
- Gaskets & seals
- Brake and clutch master cylinders
$4,000 machine-shop alone-complete work on head, block, rods & crank.The metal, finish, brightwork, glass, and rubber are in first-class condition and we have detailed maintenance records from 2004.
Low, Curved and Exciting, the bodywork of the MK I Series is iconic and this specific car is in rare condition.
You can be sure that when taken out, this car will get more than her fair share of attention. If you are a serious Jaguar collector or if this is the time for you to acquire your first classic Jaguar, then this is a car that you can not afford to let pass you by.
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Location: North Andover, Massachusetts, United States