1968 Jaguar MkII 340 Automatic
Smart example from long term family ownership; 4.2
litre engine from early XJ6 fitted - eminently usable
Dating from April 1968, this late model 340 comes from the
run-out period of the MkII model before replacement by the XJ6 in September ’68.
Finished in dark blue with synthetic leather like material Ambla in matching
dark blue with burr walnut dash and automatic transmission. The car also retains
its period correct circular grills fitted if no fog lamps were specified as
The car has been in the same hands since September 1994
and has evidently been cherished but lack of use has ultimately necessitated its
The history file includes the V5, an old style V5 and
original buff logbook. There are an array of historic invoices dating back to
the 80’s which include restoration works to the front door skins, inner wings,
arches and spring boxes along with more recent maintenance.
An engineers report on file dating from 1986 shows the car
was fitted with a 4.2 litre unit from an early XJ6, carried out in a ‘safe and
professional manner…meeting insurance requirements..’ with an odometer reading
of 28,990 miles at the time.
Also included in the history file are a Haynes manual,
workshop manuals and other literature plus various diagrams.
Driven to the sale, the car presents well with tidy body
and bright work and sounds well through the stainless-steel exhaust fitted to
it. We all love a MkII, and this car represents an enticing proposition at the
guide price here.
For more information contact Will during normal
working hours - 07951 709919