1961 Jaguar XK Kougar
Sale price: $84,900.00 make an offer
Technical specifications, photos and description:
|Type:||Kougar, XKE, E-Type|
|Engine:||3.8L Inline Six|
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1961 Jaguar XK Kougar for sale
1961 Jaguar Kougar Roadster
One of 315 extremely rare and early Kougar original examples
Recent comprehensive rotisserie restoration. no expense spared
Dry southern California car. spent the last 30 years in a indoor large collection
British Racing Green exterior and black leather interior
3. 8L inline six-cylinder engine
Four-speed manual with Laycock overdrive
Four-wheel disc brakes
Fully independent front and rear suspension
Never raced. never damage. d. never seen inclement weather
Full tonneau cover included
Documentation includes binder of before-and-after photos. comparable other Kougars. history. magazine article and more
If you desire a car that will not likely be duplicated at your local cruise event or in your collection. MotoeXotica Classic Cars is extremely proud to present this 1961 Jaguar Kougar Roadster. Please don't confuse it with those other Cougars; it's not a Mercury. This Jaguar is ready to be put through its paces or enjoyed as a fair-weather grand touring auto. It is basically a rebodied Jaguar XKE/E-Type weighing in at less then 1800 LBS and cranking out 350HP! The sinister look of this stark dark green Kougar matches its absolutely insane performance so perfectly!
Assembled in Sussex. England. this early production Kougar has spent its life in dry southern California and Florida. It has never been raced and has never been involved in an accident. Prior to its complete rotisserie restoration. the car was already in excellent shape. however no expense was spared and no detail too small. The photos and especially our video of this Kougar really tell the detailed story!
Its British Racing Green exterior finish wears the best modern urethane materials on the market today and is excellent overall condition and complete with driver's side rollbar riding shotgun. The pair of Brooklands windscreens are in excellent overall condition but they will not spare driver and passenger from much. Goggles and helmets should be considered. The vehicles lights are in very good overall shape. as are the wire wheels. which along with the rest of the car's chromed bits. have been painted a matte black. Those black wires reside within Pirelli P5 215/70VR15 radials.
The car's body panels are all straight and solid. as one would expect from the restoration that has been executed. The engine bay is very tidy. During the restoration process. the car received a thorough and complete overhaul of its Jaguar 3. 8L straight six-cylinder engine. four-speed manual transmission with Laycock overdrive and rear end. The bottom end has a decked block with polished cylinder bore. There are new forged pistons. new polished brass plugs and new headstuds. The engine has dual SU sidedraft carburetors. polished intake manifold and velocity stacks. All fuel lines were replaced and the brakes and exhaust were upgraded to stainless steel.
Inside. the instrument panel and gauges remain as-built from the factory. minus a slight clean-up and restoration by Nisonger. and are in very good overall condition. There is no fuel gauge. however. so make sure you top up before embarking on any medium- or long-range journeys. The black leather bucket seats are in excellent shape. as is the matching carpet/floor mats. There's a three-spoke steering wheel facing the driver while the center console and shift lever are both in good order. The closely-spaced brake and clutch pedals shine in the light. There is no radio in this car; the engine and exhaust system provide the soundtrack. The Kougar is included with a full matching tonneau cover.
Its tube chassis was stripped and powder-coated to a gorgeous black. The front suspension has new Spax adjustable shock absorbers. stainless brakes lines. stainless steel brake pistons. Dunlap and Girling brake calipers and rotors. Even the Girling fluid reservoir bottles and straps got a makeover. In the rear are half shafts with Spicer joints. The Jaguar XKE rear independent suspension with 4 coilover's was similarly restored. upgraded and painted.
Out back is a fuel cell. which is marked with a large. chrome cover and was treated to the same restorative treatment. as was the steering column. the Lucas 40 series generator. which received a new drive belt. and a new Lucas regulator. There's a stainless steel clutch line and braided clutch hose. The brake servo and rack have been treated to a refresh. too. Handling the cooling is a Jaguar Kougar multi-core aluminum radiator.
The Kougar started as a man's inspiration. In the mid-1970s. Englishman Rick Stevens decided to build his own sports car using the powertrain and chassis parts salvaged from his 1960s Jaguar. Stevens created a tube frame chassis and fitted many of the components from the S-Type. The result of his work was called the Kougar. A pontoon fendered open cockpit which is likened too a 4 wheel motorcycle which is exhilarating to drive!
The design for the Kougar came from the 1950 Healey Silverstone and the pre-war Frazer Nash TT Replica. Another vehicle which lent its lines was the Jaguar-powered HWM racer of the mid-1950s.
An aluminum-bodied Kougar prototype was built in 1976 and then fabricated fiberglass molds to being production. With a plethora of Jaguar donor sedans sitting in garages and scrap yards. Stevens was able to build approximately 315 examples. Most of the Kougars were finished cars but also some were kits.
Documentation includes a complete restoration binder of before-and-after photos. comparable sold Kougars. history. magazine article and more. If. for some reason. this Kougar doesn't catch you by the tail. we have access to at least 10 others. with paint. trim. exhaust. glass and other parts matched to the buyer's specifications. Call us at 636-323-4353 or come by to learn more.
Competitors to this Jaguar included Allard's J2X and Ferrari's 125.
This car is currently located at our facility in St. Louis. Missouri. Current mileage on the odometer shows 73 miles. as odometer was set at 0 after restoration. It is sold as is. where is. on a clean and clear. mileage exempt title. GET OUT AND DRIVE!!!
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INDUSTRY UNIQUE RETURN POLICY: If for any reason you receive your vehicle and have buyer’s remorse. are not happy with the vehicle or just don’t want it for any reason we will purchase the car back from you. We must be notified in writing of your decision to return the vehicle within seven (7) days of your receipt of said vehicle. The vehicle may not have more than 75 additional miles on the odometer from the time it left our possession and be returned in the same condition that it left. You WILL be responsible for a restocking fee that will equal 20% of the purchase price of the vehicle. no exceptions. You will also be responsible for shipping the vehicle back to our shop at your expense. About Motoexotica History
MotoExotica. com is a licensed bonded dealer through the state of Missouri. We have been in business since 1988 selling high end. special interest. pre-owned and exotic vehicles.
With the advent of the Internet and EBay Motors. we have found an avenue that allows us to sell cars we normally purchased for ourselves. We have owned just about every exotic and luxury car known to man; such as ISO Grifo to Jaguar XKE. Lamborghini Countach and Rolls Royce.
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The vehicle is offered with a right to a personal inspection by any bidder or agent. If you or an agent upon completion of a scheduled inspection at our St. Louis location finds the car not to your liking. we will refund your deposit with no questions asked. Feedback MUST be left before the vehicle is released to the buyer/agent/shipper. If you are the high bidder and unable to inspect said vehicle before auction close. you or an agent will have seven (7) days to inspect said vehicle after the close of auction. I encourage a physical inspection strongly to avoid any misunderstandings or representations.
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Payment must be made by Cashiers Check. Money Orders or Wire Transfers payable in US Dollars. A Refundable deposit in the amount of $500. 00 must be received within Twenty-Four (24) hours of the auctions close either by Master Card. Visa. Discover or PayPal (Credit Cards or PayPal for deposit only NOT for full payment). Purchaser cannot make any claims of ownership to said vehicle without payment in full. The buyer has seven (7) days from close of auction to inspect the vehicle. If an inspection or decision takes longer than seven days and you find the vehicle not to your liking. your deposit will be forfeited and the car will be relisted. Final payment must be received within ten (10) days of the auction close. The refundable deposit only applies if you or an agent inspect said vehicle in St. Louis and find it not to your liking. Documentation Fee: There will be a $195. 00 fee added to each car sold. This includes title transfer. inventory tax. holding costs. vehicle preparation. storage and priority documentation delivery.
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