Jaguar Kougar 4.2 total nut and bolt rebuild plus 500 miles -
Sale price: £17,650.00 make an offer
Pending offersDate: 2015-05-05
peter richardson (from totnes/uk) offered 17650 gbp
Sale type: Fixed price listing
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Jaguar Kougar 4.2 total nut and bolt rebuild plus 500 miles - for sale
Here is my absolutely gorgeous vintage themed British Jag special. I will give a more detailed review below. but she is correctly registered as a 1967 Jaguar Sports and has a specially prepared Jag 4. 2 litre engine with a five-speed getrag gearbox. The car is created with adjustable suspension. fire extinguisher and removeable roll bar. She is low. sounds lovely and goes really well. I admit she is a toy. but to say so isn't derogatory. she is also a really useable and enjoyable one. She is here to sell. so that I can fund a more sedate tourer that I can take my grandchildren on outings. Lot 48 at Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale 2012 was a very similar car. not fully rebuilt and with a less powerful 3. 8 engine. I believe. It sold for $74800. http://www. goodingco. com/vehicle/1961-jaguar-kougar/ Now for some more detail. She has undergone a "nut and bolt" rebuild over ten years by a retired mechanic who specialises in older Jags and only done 500 miles since. As he said to me. I seem to enjoy working on them more than driving them! What luck to have people like that to buy cars from. Now the details - this is a Mk1 Kougar. The Mk1 remains the prettiest car of its genre in my opinion and I think this is the prettiest of the Mk1's. having had the wrap-around screen replaced by fly-screens. The original tonneau cover that fits well but is faded. comes with the car. Free car tax on this vehicle and cheap classic insurance. The parts list goes like this :-
Engine - 4. 2 series 2 XJ6 fitted with series 3 short skirt pistons. This is a big valve head. A 3. 8 Jag flywheel was used. Triple Mk10 Jag 2" SU carbs and manifolds with electrically operated choke. This is quite an expensive bit of kit on its own!
Gearbox and drivetrain - 5 speed getrag with fabricated adaptor plate. 3. 6 liter Jag clutch and S-type rear end assembly.
Suspension - front. S-type with adjustable wishbones. Rear. S-type with 3. 8 E-type coil springs.
Brakes - S-type discs all round with Coopercraft 4 pot calipers on the front and XJ6 calipers on the rear.
Chassis is purpose built and substantial -see library pic.
Wheels - Aston Martin wires with triple lug spinners.
Car winter stored in a Carcoon. nbsp;on wheel shaped blocks. to prevent tyre flats.
I was asked if the car could be raced. Well. she has a fire extinguisher. anti-roll bar and adjustable suspension and she goes like the proverbial off a shovel - but I've never raced a car in my life and I have no idea what - if anything - would need to be done to take her racing.
Approximate dimensional information:- Length: 4039 mm / 159 in Width: 1676 mm / 66 in Height: 1016 mm / 40 in Wheelbase: 2540 mm / 100 in She weighs in at about 2040 lbs - without humans. according to the men in white coats. You are welcome to view the car by appointment. in Ringwood Hants.
I see no reason why the car shouldn't be driven home by a new buyer. but do remember this is a very light. very powerful car and you should really get used to her before putting your foot down!
Payment - by bank transfer please.
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Comments and questions to the seller:from BERTHELOT René, dated 14 september 2017
Is this car still on sale, so what price do you want?
from Giles, dated 03 october 2015
Is this Kougar still for sale please ?
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