1978 DAIMLER DOUBLE SIX SALOON AUTO
Delivered new by Brent's Motors of Oakleigh Victoria on the 15th of December 1978, presenting in a Maroon, Black Vinyl roof and beige interior leather trim. A nice Christmas present for someone in 1978.
We hold the original handbook and service book, there is evidence of early servicing by the delivering dealer and a Melbourne Jaguar specialist.
Most recently, this car has had a service the 2nd of July 2021 at Classic and Sportscar Boutique here in Adelaide.
The Daimler Sovereigns were based on contemporary Jaguar bodyshells, chassis and engines in an example of badge engineering.
The V12 versions of the Daimler, available from 1972 to 1997, were named Daimler Double-Six after the original Daimler V12s.
Powered by a 5.3 Litre V12 engine, it produced when new 213Kw and 399Nm of power and torque, delivered to the rear wheels via a 3 speed automatic transmission. Performance claimed at release was 0-100kph in 8.2 seconds and a top speed near 230kph.
An elegant classic which would be ideal for classic car events, shows and also a cruise down your favourite road.
Eligible for Historic registration in most jurisdictions, the equates to minimal on road costs.
We can arrange transport door to door Australia wide.
Finance - our broker offers VERY competitive rates and prompt service.
We welcome the opportunity to consider your trade in.