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  • Fantastic condition throughout 
  • Same fastidious owner for over 20 years
  • Desirable manual overdrive example
  • Gorgeous colour combination
  • Ready to drive and enjoy! 

The Appeal

This Jaguar MK II is a fine example of Jaguar's commitment to the principles of grace, space, and pace, manifesting these ideals into a car that delivers on all fronts. Its superb maroon exterior and beautiful interior reflect a vehicle that has been cherished over the decades, offering a level of grace that is both authentic and understated. The spacious interior, with its high-quality cream leather and extensive woodwork, provides comfort and luxury without ostentation, making it a pleasure for both driving and riding. 

On the road, the MK II's performance lives up to the Jaguar reputation for pace. Thanks to the superb 3.4l straight-six engine MK II delivers a driving experience that is engaging yet refined, making it a joy to pilot on open roads and a serene companion in more congested settings. This balance of performance, aesthetics and luxury make it a highly collectible car, especially appealing to those who value the experience of driving a classic luxury vehicle whose beauty is matched by its performance. 

Its superb condition amplifies its desirability, presenting a rare opportunity to own one of these fantastic cars that is as practical to use as it is beautiful to look at. For enthusiasts seeking their ideal first classic or for discerning collectors looking to add a distinguished piece to their portfolio, this MK II represents a thoughtful blend of Jaguar's legendary design and engineering prowess. 


The History and Paperwork

  • V5 present and correct 
  • Registered as a historic vehicle 
  • Tax and MOT exempt 
  • V5 shows first UK registration in 1991 
  • Current owner since 2003 
  • No documented history, but restoration indicated by condition and mileage records on previous MOTs 
  • Odometer reading changes from 99,802 miles in 2008, to 269 in 2009 

The Condition

  • Maroon paintwork in excellent condition 
  • Chrome wire spoke wheels in excellent condition 
  • All brightwork and trim in superb condition 
  • Cream leather upholstery in very good condition 
  • Wooden dashboard and door cappings in superb condition 
  • Interior chrome trim and headlining in excellent condition 
  • Deep red carpeting in very good overall condition 
  • Boot interior in superb condition 
  • Fitted with tow hitch and seat belts 
  • No visible faults or damage; presents beautifully inside and out 
The overall condition of this 1962 Jaguar MK II is nothing short of remarkable. Inside, the luxurious cream leather upholstery, the rich wooden accents of the dashboard and door cappings, alongside the deep red carpeting, demonstrate perfectly why the Jaguar marque carries a reputation for sophisticated luxury. Externally, the maroon paintwork complements the car's long and elegant lines, while the brightwork and wire spoke wheels finish off the 60’s styling beautifully.  
Whilst we have no documentation, it would appear from the fantastic condition and the mileage record that this car has been restored to an exacting standard. The presentation from the interior of the boot, to the beautiful wooden door cappings is excellent throughout. We might love all MK II Jag’s, but one in this condition, with this colour combination demonstrates just how gorgeous these cars can be. 

The Mechanics

  • 3,442cc straight-six engine 
  • Manual gearbox with overdrive 
  • Engine and engine bay present very well 
  • Starts easily and idles smoothly 
  • Sounds fantastic 
  • The owner informs us that the car drives exactly as it should 
  • The underside and all of the visible components appear to be in excellent condition 
  • No mechanical issues reported by the current owner 
Mechanically, this Jaguar MK II appears as sound as it is beautiful. The heart of this classic, a robust 3,442cc straight-six engine, coupled with a manual transmission and overdrive, ensures a driving experience that is engaging, refined and more than enough for modern roads. The car starts eagerly and settles into a smooth idle, hinting at the meticulous maintenance and care it has received.

The underside and all visible mechanical components appear to be in great condition, with the overall mechanical presentation of this car matching its aesthetic condition; simply superb. This Jaguar not only presents a wonderful driving experience but also stands as a testament to the enduring quality and appeal of classic British engineering.


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Vehicle specification
  • Year 1962
  • Make Jaguar
  • Model Mark 2
  • Colour Dark red
  • Odometer 2,219 Miles
  • Engine size 3442
Listing Details
  • Seller Type Private
  • Town Penzance
  • Location Cornwall
  • Country United Kingdom

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