Jaguar mk1 for sale australia




Jaguar mk1 for sale australia

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    Find Jaguar listings at the best price. We have 2 cars for sale for jaguar mk1, priced from $

    This is a No Reserve auctionThis sale is for a 58 Mk1 Jaguar that I bought to restore because I had one many years ago. Car location: Tarlee, SA, Australia.

    Jaguar mk1 for sale australia

    Jaguar mk1 for sale australia

    While the car did happen, it was fitted with a 2-litre Climax engine. The list of models the fit: Download online bidding app Find out more. No rego or rego. Not a fault with the car mechanically.

    Jaguar mk1 for sale australia

    Jaguar mk1 for sale australia

    Jaguar mk1 for sale australia

    Jaguar mk1 for sale australia

    Jaguar mk1 for sale australia

    "The Grey Pussy" Mk1 Jaguar.

    Our unique microfibre washing sponge, makes washing safer and easier. You will love our Muffy. The super plush fur, derived direct from one of our more vicious Australian native animals. One of the most important surviving cars from the early days of Australian touring car racing, the Mk 1, 3. Driven by David McKay, Ron Hodgson and Ian "Pete" Geoghegan, this factory built competition Jaguar has had a great life, and about to begin a new stage it joins our collection of sports and touring cars.

    Read her fantastic story here. When Australians view something or someone with affection we like to give them nicknames or names of affection. When well known Australian motoring journalist and now racing legend, David McKay imported a new Jaguar 3.

    Jaguar mk1 for sale australia

    While somewhat irreverent, the name stuck and the car is still known by the name throughout the country. It came in 2nd on 16 occasions, managed 3 thirds and suffered just 3 DNFs.

    Born in Sydney David McKay saw active service during WW2 as a tank driver in New Guinea and post the hostilities put bread on the table through driving trucks interstate in what passed for highways during the period.

    Jaguar mk1 for sale australia

    A name that survives significantly in Australian and international multimedia and gambling interests. Interested in motor sport he also tried his hand at the Australian racing scene at the time by running at Bathurst in October in a green road equipped MG TC. He also tried his hand at the increasing popular Redex round-Australia trials and other rallies as both driver and navigator. This was even more so when his writing also included additional columns on everyday motorsport.

    His writing style brought both praise and chagrin from manufacturers in the Australian market. Equipped with Aston Martin DB3Ss, the team looked set to make a comfortable living from starting money alone from the lucrative European Circuit and with Gaze, David McKay, did finish second in the Hyeres hour race in the south of France.

    Unfortunately the tragic events at Le Mans of that year put paid to their further plans, as sports cars racing was halted in many countries across Europe. While David McKay is remembered for his hard writing he is also fondly recalled as being a racing driver of some capability. Unfortunately he had been previously penalised a minute for jumping the start which placed him in third position. Such successes came under his new race team called Scuderia Veloce, the first professional race team in Australia.

    Jaguar mk1 for sale australia

    Scuderia Veloce eventually morphed into a new car dealership that still exists, albeit under different ownership. A constant visitor to Europe during his working career, McKay spent the early part of his retirement years living on the Continent, which allowed him to move amongst the many friends earned.

    When he moved back to Australia McKay settled just south of Sydney and passed away in aged It would be nice to say that Australians are enamoured with open-wheeler and sports car racing, but the simple fact of the matter is that put a few racing sedans on the circuit the spectators will come in droves. The same goes for TV as our annual Bathurst is a clear example.

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