First registered in New Eltham, London on 22nd August 1967 this beautiful `matching numbers` Daimler 250 V8 Saloon - Chassis No: P1A13332BW is finished in its original specification and colour scheme of Black with a Red Leather interior, Red carpets, lovely Walnut dashboard and door cappings, original Steering Wheel, original 2548cc V8 Engine, Borg Warner Automatic Gearbox with column gear change
Dutch periodic vehicle inspection valid until July 2020.Car found in the artists village of Bergen, North Holland.The previous owner unfortunately deceased, the car was bought from his daughter.Car runs and recently passed the Dutch Periodic Vehicle Inspection. The car needs to be fully restored.The car can be viewed and picked up in Schoorl, the Netherlands.
Jaguar’s principal motive in purchasing Coventry neighbours Daimler had been the acquisition of much needed production capacity without the expense of constructing on a distant ‘green field’ site. The fact that the purchase also included Daimler’s splendid lightweight V8 engines was entirely incidental from Jaguar’s standpoint, yet would result in the creation of one of the finest sports
From 1972 Jaguar’s 5.3 litre V12 engine was available in the XJ range, and for the Daimler version a name used by the company from 1926 to 1938 was revived. Sir William Lyons had retired from Jaguar in 1972 and the new chairman was FRW (Lofty) England. Lofty England had been a Daimler apprentice from 1927 to 1932 and taken second place in the first ever RAC rally driving a 30/40hp Daimler Double
Faced with the requirement to update its light armored vehicles post-WWII, the British Ministry of Defence turned to the Daimler company. Development began in 1949 and the resulting Ferret armored, or Scout, first entered service in 1952. The Ferret shared many design features with its Daimler Dingo predecessor but incorporated a larger crew compartment and a small machine gun turret. The six-cyli
The Daimler V8 250 is such an assured sports saloon that it seems remarkable that it was created almost by chance. Jaguar’s principal motive in purchasing Coventry neighbours Daimler had been the acquisition of much needed production capacity without the expense of constructing on a distant ‘green field’ site. The fact that the purchase also included Daimler’s splendid, Edward Turner-desig