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Lot No. 313 - 1970 Daimler Sovereign S1 2.8

Sold for: £9,900

A really lovely example in a pretty, un-Daimleresque hue...
Details Specification Condition Report
  • The new Series I XJ6-based Sovereign was introduced in October 1969
  • Virtually identical to the Jaguar with the exception of its fluted grille and Daimler badging
  • 2.8-litre, straight-six, XK engine with a 4-speed manual gearbox with overdrive
  • This lovely Series 1 is finished in the, rather conservatively named, Jaguar Pale Blue
  • The gently patinated dark blue leather interior feels intimate yet enormously stylish
  • Dashboard veneers and door cards etc. are in great condition suggesting caring ownership
  • Supplied with its original handbook, diagrams and MOTs dating back to 1984
  • The car is photographed on Kent alloy wheels,. The original wheels will come with the car
  • Has only covered around 1,000 miles in the last decade, corroborated by its MOT history

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Year of manufacture:
1970
Make:
Daimler
Chassis number:
IT2507DN
Engine capacity:
2.8
Body colour:
Pale Blue
LHD/RHD:
Right-hand Drive
Registration number:
ABW 450J
Model:
Sovereign S1 2.8
Engine number:
7G14903-H
Odometer Reading:
52656

CCA Vendor Condition Report

Overall:

108 / 135

Exterior

Bodywork:

Glass:

Paint:

Chrome:

Trim:

Remarks

Bodywork in very nice condition with good paint for the cars age. Car is photographed on Kent alloy wheels, the original wheels will be fitted for auction.

Interior

Door-cards:

Carpets:

Seating:

Headlining:

Dashboard:

Boot:

Remarks

Navy leather seats, carpets and headlining all in excellent order. Wooden dash looks lovely.

Engine

Components:

Starting:

Appearance:

Running:

Remarks

Engine starts and runs nicely.

Transmission

Gears:

Drive-shaft:

Clutch:

Remarks

All in good working order, selects gears as expected.

Running gear

Axles:

Chassis:

Suspension:

Bearings:

Brakes:

Bearings:

Electrics

Minor:

Major:

Remarks

No known faults.

Vehicle History

Remarks

Vehicle has been well maintained with the history file containing many receipts. Supplied with original handbook and diagrams and MOTs dating back to 1984. Has been kept indoors, under cover and maintained well over the years.

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