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1991 Daimler Double Six


  • Desirable Japanese market car
  • Finished in classic colour scheme
  • Rare Wilton green carpet set
  • Featured on the cover of Jaguar World magazine
  • One of the final years of V12 Series 3 production
  • 93,000 Kms making it 57,800 miles 

The Appeal

The Double Six name has long had a reputation in the Daimler world, not only as a series of engines from the early 20th century, but as one of the most desirable and sought after models from the marque. Well styled, lavishly appointed and fitted with the E-Type derived 5.3 litre V12 engine to give it the performance credentials it longed for, the Series 3 XJ based Double Six is a thoroughly special car and in recent years, has garnered great levels of appreciation among enthusiasts.

With demand surging we are beginning to see Double Sixes brought in from other parts of the world and whilst South African cars were commonplace some years ago, Japanese market Double Sixes have been finding their way into the UK and present prospective buyers with an excellent way into the world of Daimler ownership.

This 1991 Double Six hails from one of the final years of V12 Series 3 production. The salt free roads of Japan have been kind to the car and it stands today in wonderful well preserved condition. With a new Wilton green carpet set on the inside and a timeless exterior colour scheme, this Double Six is primed and ready to widen the eyes of even the most astute Daimler enthusiast.

The History and Paperwork

  • First registered 01/06/1991
  • Originally a Japanese market car, where it spent the first 27 years of its life
  • Exported and repatriated into the UK in mid 2018
  • Enthusiast owned for much of its time in the UK
  • Featured on the cover of Jaguar World magazine in August 2019, a copy of which comes with the car
  • Accompanied by Jaguar book pack and relevant owners literature and booklets
  • Advisory free MOT valid until October 2023
  • Fully UK registered with V5 registration document present

The Interior

  • An undeniably splendid place to be, the epitome of luxury
  • Sumptuous cream leather upholstery throughout the cabin
  • Great quality seating front and rear highlighting very little, if anything in the way of wear or blemishing
  • Excellent wood finish trim used within the interior space, all in great shape with a brilliant shine
  • Perhaps the stand out point to note in here is the new Wilton carpet set fitted, finished in a rare, stylish dark green hue
  • Contrasting black dash panel in fine form with wood finish insert
  • Four well upholstered cream leather door panels, with contrasting black upper sections and quality embellishments and furniture
  • Factory fitted electric windows front and rear
  • Grey plush floor mats for rear seat occupants
  • Upgraded radio head unit with navigation functionality and phone connectivity
  • Jaguar CD multichanger situated in the boot
  • Interior switchgear is in fine form throughout, presenting in good clean order and understood to be working correctly
  • Factory fitted cruise control
  • Clean, well fitting cream headliner
  • Impressively sized carpeted rear boot area which holds a full size spare wheel and tool set
  • Adjustable reading lights for rear seat passengers

The Exterior

  • Impeccable, timeless exterior styling
  • In great overall order from an aesthetic perspective with very limited signs of age to be seen across the bodywork
  • Desirable British Racing Green paintwork of a good overall standard
  • Chrome trim is of a high quality throughout and exhibits with a deep shine throughout
  • Glass work is of a marvellous standard and the panel gaps look to be straight and consistent across the car
  • Excellent trademark twin headlight setup at the front
  • Subtle Daimler badging along with the iconic front grille piece help denote this as a prestigious V12 Double Six
  • Plastic blend bumpers are in good clean shape front and rear
  • Four excellent 15” Daimler wheels reside at ground level refurbished with colour matched green inserts
  • A fifth full size spare wheel resides in the boot of the car

The Mechanics

  • Fitted with a glorious 5.3 litre Jaguar V12 engine
  • One of the final years of the V12 Series 3 model
  • Engine mated to an impressively smooth automatic gearbox
  • Presented in honest, clean mechanical order
  • The car fires into life comfortably and quickly and is said to provide a great overall, impressively driving experience
  • The car idles and runs well with good oil pressure reported on the internal gauge
  • The salt free roads of Japan have been kind to the Double Six as the underside looks to be in good solid order upon inspection


Double Sixes seldom come to market these days, with good cars seemingly being snapped up within inner enthusiast circles in an instant, making the one we have here all the more alluring for prospective buyers. A well specified magazine feature car, H976 LJO is a wonderful example of the esteemed model and makes an appealing case for classic Daimler ownership, realistically wanting for nothing to be enjoyed by a new loving owner.

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Vehicle specification
  • Year 1991
  • Make Daimler
  • Model Double Six
  • Colour Green
  • Odometer 93,000 Kilometres
  • Engine size 5340
Listing Details
  • Seller Type Private
  • Town Neston
  • Location Cheshire
  • Country United Kingdom

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