1974 Jaguar XJ6 Series 2 SWB Manual O/D
Started life as an Australian delivered BRG automatic. Unusual short wheel base configuration.
1999-2000: Nut & Bolt rebuild to then owner’s requirements, body by the Late Barry Wilkins, mechanicals by Don Milner, trim by Tony Cairns. Documented by Jaguar Magazine over 6 issues. Converted to MOD at this time. Suggestions are that over $50,000 was spent on this rebuild.
2009: Under bonnet fuel fire, hence the number plate. Purchased by current owner at that time.
2009-2011: Dry stored.
2011-2012: Sympathetic repairs and refurbishment completed.
2012: Registered and back on the road.
2012-Current: Extensive use as a club car, including numerous long distance rallies.
2017: Light contact with a kangaroo returning from RACV rally Melbourne, hence the Series 3 grill.
Fresh engine, gearbox and overdrive, car is well maintained, good mounting rubbers and suspension bushes. Pictures are indicative of the condition throughout.
Covered 97,600 kilometres since 2000 rebuild. Current engine has done 2018 SA Jaguar National Rally and a couple of other events. No cooling issues crossing the Hay Plains in 43° heat.
BBQ006 plate comes with the car if sold in Queensland.
Contact: Tony Brett
Phone: 07 5445 7973
Location: Blackall Range