Classic Cars from United Kingdom

Classic Cars / Aston Martin / Car for sale

1953 Jaguar Other

Sale price: $1,500,000.00 make an offer
Last update: 28.08.2016

Sale type: Fixed price listing

Technical specifications, photos and description:

Manufacturer: Jaguar
Model: Other
Year: 1953
Color: British Racing Green/Fly Yellow Stripe Theme
Mileage: 32,105
Transmission: Manual
Fuel Type: Gasoline
Interior Color: Green
Vehicle Title: Clear
Got questions? Ask here!

Do you like this car?

  • 5 stars
  • 4 stars
  • 3 stars
  • 2 stars
  • 1 stars

1953 Jaguar Other for sale

Current customer rating: current rating for this car (2.15) based on 14 votes
1953 Jaguar Other Photo
  • 1953 Jaguar Other
  • 1953 Jaguar Other
  • 1953 Jaguar Other
  • 1953 Jaguar Other
  • 1953 Jaguar Other
  • 1953 Jaguar Other
  • 1953 Jaguar Other
  • 1953 Jaguar Other
  • 1953 Jaguar Other
  • 1953 Jaguar Other
  • 1953 Jaguar Other
  • 1953 Jaguar Other
  • 1953 Jaguar Other
  • 1953 Jaguar Other
  • 1953 Jaguar Other
  • 1953 Jaguar Other
  • 1953 Jaguar Other
  • 1953 Jaguar Other
  • 1953 Jaguar Other
  • 1953 Jaguar Other
  • 1953 Jaguar Other

RGS Atalanta Jaguar 1953 Race Car.  UKL 852 (Registration Number). FACTORY WORKS CAR. Open cockpit. British Racing Green with Fly Yellow Stripe Theme.  All aluminum alloy body. aluminum alloy rear differential. unit.  Green Leather interior.  16” wire wheels.  De-dion style rear end with independent front & rear suspension.  The mechanical aspects of the suspension were way ahead of its era.  Triple HD8 SU carburetors (Triple H8 SU were originally used).  12 Volt positive ground.  Le Mans filler cap (petrol).  Original Rey-Dot mirrors.  This car belongs in a museum or is the perfect vintage race car that will run with the best. can be entered in the most thrilling of all vintage racing classes.  Can be licensed for driving on the street. Located in Atlanta. Georgia USA.
Atalanta (in Greek mythology this Goddess was renowned for her swiftness of foot).  Atalanta Motors was a very prestigious motor car company before the war (WWII).  Postwar. Major Richard G. Shattock (RGS) purchased the company because of its wonderful suspension and frame design. so he could manufacture premium automobiles and race cars.  These cars were equipped with Bentley. Aston Martin. Lea Francis. Lincoln 12 cylinder and Jaguar engines.  Most Atalantas were built to specification by the new owner which would select which supplied components to use. This is one of the few rare factory works cars.  Own one of the five famous racing marques that were powered by Jaguar engines:  Atalanta. Cooper. HWM. Lister and Tojeiro.
This vintage race car is in restored condition. Still has its original alloy body (most Atalantas were fiberglass). frame with unique suspension and Jaguar Racing engine.  Motor number for RGS Atalanta Jaguar is F-1632-8.  Talked with Jaguar Archives and confirmed that the engine was built in 1953.  Highly modified at the time with special valves and fitted with a 16 quart oil sump. racing Warren Pearce intake manifold with triple SU H-8 Sandcast carburetors.  I have corresponded with some of the auction houses and classic car dealers in GB (appx 3 years ago) and they have a general consensus that UKL 852 would be valued at no less tan $1. 00. 00. and possibly much higher if allowed to go to auction in the UK.  The builders son Dr Shattock is currently compiling a coffee table book on RGS Atlantas and my car UKL 852. This is the only alloy bodied (original) one I know in existence. The alloy body is a masterpiece. and has more tube framing than a birdcage Maserati!
Go to the RGS Atalanta web site (run by Dr Alan Shattock. the builders son)      rgsatalanta. com      to see this original Jaguar Powered Special Works race car! and other post war RGS Atalantas. Somewhere around 15-20 works cars were produced.  Same Owner since 1988.  The RGS Atalanta marque in the last few years is winning prestigious races regularly in the UK with Jaguar and Aston Martin engined models! Atalanta Motors in its era was the only British car manufacturer that instigated and brought together innovative design features that included fully independent coil spring suspension; adjustable damping front and rear;  and made use of lightweight materials such as electron. duralumin and hiduminium for many of its castings. All Atalanta models benefited from a lightweight construction that contributed to delivering excellent performance and coupled with revolutionary road holding (that was reviewed in a 1939 road test as “beyond criticism; rough. almost colonial sections can be treated like main roads. The Atalanta has the tenacious quality of a racing car when cornering.  Will take cash and perhaps interesting exotic sports cars in partial trade.  Please see my 1967 Jaguar E-Type Series One Roadster also listed on eBay. Press "see other listings".
Copy paste (do not press) the following link into your browser for an example of Atalanta history.
  Visit  atalantamotors. com/the-original/ 

Also published at eBay.com

Want to buy this car?

Comments and questions to the seller:

Name E-mail
Text
Antispam code: (enter the number)

Other classic Aston Martin cars offered via internet auctions:

1989 Ferrari Mondial T Coupe
price: $54,800.00
1989 Ferrari Mondial T Coupe
Aston Martin DB2 PROJECT/Build up RHD
price: £50,000.00
Aston Martin DB2 PROJECT/Build up RHD
1985 ASTON MARTIN LAGONDA CRT
price: £59,995.00
1985 ASTON MARTIN LAGONDA CRT
1955 Porsche 356
price: $US $200,000.00
1955 Porsche 356

Latest arrivals:

1959 Aston Martin Other DB2/4 Mk. III 1959 Aston Martin Other DB2/4 Mk. III 7 $US $89,788.00
1972 Triumph TR-6 1972 Triumph TR-6 4 $25,995.00
1983 Land Rover Defender 1983 Land Rover Defender 4 $109,950.00
1988 Ferrari 328 1988 Ferrari 328 12 $US $74,999.00
1969 Mercury Cougar 1969 Mercury Cougar 21 $24,475.00
1986 Ferrari 328 1986 Ferrari 328 12 $69,899.00
1955 Porsche 356 1955 Porsche 356 1 $US $200,000.00
1965 Chevrolet Corvette 1965 Chevrolet Corvette 12 $US $42,999.00
1963 Ford Falcon Convertible 1963 Ford Falcon Convertible 21 $29,500.00
1966 Ford Mustang 1966 Ford Mustang 21 $19,900.00
1965 Chevrolet Corvette Corvette Convertible 1965 Chevrolet Corvette Corvette Convertible 10 $US $24,100.00
1972 Triumph TR-6 1972 Triumph TR-6 4 $25,995.00
1979 Mercedes-Benz 400-Series Coupe 1979 Mercedes-Benz 400-Series Coupe 21 $US $1,925.00
1983 Ferrari 308 1983 Ferrari 308 12 $US $45,999.00
1957 Jaguar E-Type 1957 Jaguar E-Type 21 $US $38,000.00
1979 Mercedes-Benz 400-Series Coupe 1979 Mercedes-Benz 400-Series Coupe 21 $14,999.00
1959 Aston Martin Other DBR 1 1959 Aston Martin Other DBR 1 13 $US $110,000.00
1981 Datsun 280ZX 280ZX 1981 Datsun 280ZX 280ZX 21 $14,995.00
1971 Porsche 911 T 1971 Porsche 911 T 14 $69,500.00
1988 Ferrari 328 1988 Ferrari 328 12 $US $78,999.00