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1968 Jaguar 420

  • Right Hand Drive
  • 10,400 Miles
  • Manual, 4 speed
  • Petrol
  • 4235cc
  • 1968
  • MUF611F
  • Blue
  • Private seller
  • Cheltenham, United Kingdom


Great example of a much underated car. Solid bodywoirk and good mechanically - This car goes well and would be an excellent buy. I would be open to sensible offers.

Car details-
Transmission- manual 4 speed with overdrive
Colour- Cotswold Blue with light tan interior
MOT- current MOT tested in January 2024 (expires Jan 2025) and passed with minor advisories for diff leak and suspension arm ball joint has slight play both front lower.
Mileage - odometer shows 10400 miles but I believe the car has gone 'round the clock' so should be 110400.
Car has been owned by me since March 2020. Unfortunately, due to garage space issues I am looking to sell the car. During my ownership I have driven around 9000 miles – this includes a trip to Cornwall in 2021, Wales in 2022 and two trips to France in 2023. The car drives well and has been much admired at various events. I have loads of history of the car and pictures of the bare metal respray in 2011/ 12. Bodywork still looks good and is pretty much all the orginal panels.
I bought the car from Rawles Motorsport. Rawles Motorsport are Austin Healey specialists. The car is a South African assembled car that featured in the Jaguar World Magazine September 2019. The car was a trade in for an Austin Healey. The car was imported to the UK in the 1990's from South Africa. I enjoy using the car and believe classic cars need to be driven. It drives well and is very practical and is like a 4 door E-Type! More pictures etc. available on request.

Maintenance History
Over the last four years the car has been looked after by Cotswold Prestige Cars in Andoversford. I have had the following maintenance completed-

3 March At Rawles- Service and mechanical work including replacing both rear radius arm assemblies £2566. 06
4 May Inspection and poor starting investigation £160
3 June MOT and front suspension work.
12 Nov Overhaul rear differential and carrier. Replace rear disc brakes, pads etc.
Remove steering box and send for refurbishment. £3255. 78

13 May Refit steering box, check and adjust valve clearances. £949. 38
22 June Clutch replaced and viscous fan coupling replaced £4664. 80
9 Nov. Rust removal. Bodywork to rear offside wheelarch, screen surround (screen removed) etc. £1405. 20
New screen seal £37
20 Dec Replace hand brake pads and overdrive solenoid £490. 91

6 Jan MOT £54. 85
24 June Replace brake master cylinder £611. 71

4 Jan MOT £54. 85 (no receipt)
9 Feb restore the interior trim of the car £1060
14 Feb replace prop shaft universal joints £432. 00
1 May New battery fitted. £100 (no receipt)
10 May replace reversing light, rotor arm, brake reservoir hose and check overdrive. £833. 70
19 June replace coolant temperature sender. £130. 02
13 Oct replace rotor arm with Distributor Doctor red part £10 (no receipt)
21 Nov complete door card restoration etc £566. 96

MOT Mileage history-
25 Jan 2024 10346 miles
4 Jan 2023 7263 miles
6 Jan 2022 4891 miles
3 Jun 2020 2216 miles
2 March 2020 1325 miles (purchase)
31 July 2018 99887 miles

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Private seller

3 Listings since 2023

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Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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