Registered in March 1981. I bought it after only 2 previous owners and 40,000 miles. Finished in Quartz blue metallic with biscuit leather /trim.
The car came complete with all handbooks, purchase order and a thick file of MOT and service bills. Originally a company car, the first driver purchased it from the company on 1st September 1983 for £7300.
It was supplied by: Stratstone Ltd. Berkeley Street London W1. The original bill of sale supplied with car shows as ordered;
List Price: £13,913.00
Car Tax: £1,167.00
Air Conditioning: £1,053.00
Electric Mirrors: £93.57
Vinyl Roof (dealer fitted): £80.50
Cibie Front Fogs: £66.70
Number Plates: £25.30
Factory Delivery Charge: £83.57
Petrol (? Gallons): £15.00
Road Fund Tax 1 Year: £70.00
Tinted Glass and Sculptured S.S. Wheel trims were standard. Pepper Pot Alloys were optional extra .
Total Series 3 4.2 models made: Jaguar Version 27,261, Daimler Version 20,490.
Total Series 3 4.2 & V12, models made in LHD & RHD from March 1979 to July 1986 was approx 133,000.
Styled by Pinin Farina with 3” more rear head room than series 2 at a cost of £7m for the redesign plus £15.5m for new body/paint plant.