1966 Jaguar S-Type


  • Restored to a very high standard
  • White paintwork with tan leather interior
  • Always kept dry stored while on British soil
  • Recently treated to 5 new wheels and tyres

The Appeal

The original Jaguar S-Type was one of the most distinguished cars in Coventry's repertoire upon release. Effectively an upmarket edition of the already rather luxe MK2, the S-Type carried the X-type's advanced suspension while maintaining the more traditional lines and proportions of its rounder contemporaries. 

Having been restored in America, and clearly doing very little mileage since, this superb example of the Jaguar S-Type presents a compelling opportunity for any big cat enthusiasts. The car still looks superb, the cabin is still in fine order, and the car is still driving as well as ever it has.

Additionally, the car benefits from 5 new wheels and tyres, as well as 4 new hubs and wheel bearings.

History and Paperwork

  • Registered in 1966
  • Spent most of its life in the USA
  • Restored in the US
  • Arrived in the UK in 2015
  • 4 registered keepers since 2015
  • In current ownership since 2021
  • 37,871 mile odometer reading is speculated to be correct
  • MOT exempt

The Condition

  • Few imperfections on bodywork, commensurate with age
  • White paintwork is still in good order with some corrosion to the lower extremities
  • Chromework carries gentle wear
  • Glasswork and lenses in good condition
  • Wire spoke wheels are newly fitted, as are the tyres
  • Underside has reportedly never been welded
  • Tan interior in excellent order
  • No sign of any rips or tears
  • All instruments are highly evocative and in very good order
  • Wooden veneers are carrying light signs of rubbing and wear
  • We've no reports of any technical issues in the cabin
  • Carpets and headlining in good, clean order

The Mechanics

  • 3.4L XK I6 powerplant
  • Automatic transmission
  • Engine looks in good order
  • Recently treated to four new hubs and wheel bearings
  • Fitted with new points, condenser, and carburettor set
  • We understand the car to be in excellent mechanical order

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Auction Details
  • Year 1966
  • Make Jaguar
  • Model S-Type
  • Colour White
  • Mileage 37,871 Miles
  • Engine size 3400
  • Seller Type Private
  • Town Romsey
  • County Hampshire
  • Country United Kingdom
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Bidding history
6 Bids
  • RachelG•••• £7,500 18/07/24
  • eren £7,000 18/07/24
  • mfletch £3,700 17/07/24
  • jpld £3,500 17/07/24
  • kevin-b•••• £3,000 16/07/24
  • summit.•••• £1,000 15/07/24

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