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1965 Jaguar S-Type S

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  • Italian market example
  • Only 3 former registered keepers
  • Resided in Athens, Greece for the last 2 years, used exclusively for shows, photoshoots and video clips
  • Well-maintained and in excellent working condition

The Appeal

The S-Type was a more sophisticated development of Jaguar's MK2 - a more luxurious, comfortable car with adapted suspension taken from the decidedly top-of-the-line Mark X. It hit the market in 1963, and for the next five years continued to sit comfortably as Jaguar's mid-market motor. 

This Italian market example was laid down in April 1965, and has gone on to have only 3 former registered keepers. For the past two years, it has been located in Athens, Greece, where it has been used exclusively for shows, photoshoots, and video clips. The result is a top-notch example of a distinguished 60s-style classic.

History and Paperwork

  • Built in 1965 for the Italian Market
  • Originally dispatched to Rome
  • Only 3 former registered keepers
  • Currently indicates circa 48,500km
  • Resided in Athens, Greece for the last 2 years, used exclusively for shows, photoshoots and video clips
  • Paperwork file includes:
    • Registration documents
    • Build sheet
    • Jaguar-Daimler Heritage Trust certificate
    • ASI paperwork
    • Italian-language manual

The Condition

  • Well-maintained and in excellent working condition
  • No faults reported
  • Inspection prior to making an offer is welcomed and encouraged
  • The car is to its original build spec of Opalescent Sand and Tan
  • Bodywork in solid order with minimal signs of wear
  • Paintwork is bright and nicely-kept
  • Chromework is contrasting nicely with minimal patina
  • Original wire spoke wheels in good order
  • Underside in good order with no signs of corrosion
  • Internally, the car is resplendent with minimal issues
  • Wood veneers are clean and well-presented with light wear
  • Instruments are bright and legible
  • Seats are free of rips and tears with only light age-commensurate sag

The Mechanics

  • 3.8L XK I6 powerplant
  • 4-speed transmission with electric overdrive
  • Engine bay in good order
  • We've no reports of any mechanical issues
  • Performs well in driving, braking, and accelerating with no reported faults
  • Ultimately, this appears to be a remarkable example

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Vehicle specification
  • Year 1965
  • Make Jaguar
  • Colour Gold
  • Odometer 48,507 Kilometres
  • Engine size 3800
Listing Details
  • Seller Type Private
  • Town Attica
  • Location International
  • Country Greece

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