1958 Jaguar Mark I CALIFORNIA ORIGINAL BARN FIND - RARE 3.4L Matching Numbers

  • Make: Jaguar
  • Model: Mark I
  • Type: Sedan
  • Year: 1958
  • Mileage: 99,804
  • VIN: S985370BW
  • Color: Black
  • Engine size: 3.4 Litre XK6
  • Number of cylinders: 6
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Transmission: Automatic
  • Drive type: RWD
  • Interior color: Red
  • Drive side: Left-hand drive
  • Options: Leather Seats
  • Vehicle Title: Clear
  • Location: Redwood City, California, United States


RARE California Original Barn Find 1958 Jaguar Mark I - 3.4 Litre Engine with Special Equipment including 3 Speed, Automatic Transmission and Left Hand Drive
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Great restoration candidate and preservation car! Values are skyrocketing. See photo of value chart included.
Stellar Jaguar history: Jaguar Mark I - 3.4 Litre saloons competed successfully in many rallies, touring car and saloon car races with notable drivers such as Stirling Moss, Mike Hawthorn, Tommy Sopwith and Roy Salvadori.
1958 Jaguar Mark I - 3.4 Litre - Early Saloon Car - Left Hand DriveMatching Serial Numbers - All Verified by Production Plates in Engine Bay and on 3.4L Engine, Transmission, Body and with Official Jaguar Registry
Discovered in San Jose, California Estate - No Title - Bill Of Sale Only - Vehicle Lost (and Now Found) After 30+ Years Idle in a Garage in California
The 356th Jaguar Mark I chassis produced in 1958. Rare 3.4 litre larger engine used in Jaguar race cars. Unitary Construction of Body and Chassis. Independent front suspension featuring double wishbones, coil springs, telescopic dampers, and an anti-roll bar, all carried in a separate subframe mounted to the body.
Engine is Jaguar XK6 dual overhead camshaft (DOHC) inline 6-cylinder engine which was introduced by Jaguar Cars in 1949 and manufactured through 1992. It was produced and made by Jaguar and privateers for racing. In contrast with contemporary BMW and Mercedes engines, the original XK engine was relatively unstressed and produced high torque thanks to its more advanced valve and head configuration. "B type" cylinder head is identified by serial number and is present, painted fainted light blue. Original matching numbers engine is highly desirable, included with car, but needs full restoration and is semi-complete.
VIN# S985370BW
Year: 1958Make: JaguarModel: Mark IOdometer: 99,XXX milesLocation: San Jose, CALeft Hand Drive (LHD)
Body: 4 dr. SedanEngine: 3,442 CC XK I6 (210 bhp)Color: Black, Grey primer on exteriorInterior: Original Color Red Leather (seats removed but included)Cylinders: 6 Straight 3.4LTop Speed: 120 mph
Semi-complete car - Preservation Car. Resting for over 30 years!Excellent Restoration Vintage Vehicle4 door, black exterior/red interior original color scheme
Body #E001383 (Matching ID badge mounted on firewall)Chassis# S985370BW (356th Jaguar Mark I produced in 1958)Engine # KE1478-8 (3.4 Litre) (needs full restoration and only semi-complete)Cylinder Head #VA1458-8 (Number EG227 Aluminum Head)Transmission #8258 (Borg Warner Automatic Transmission)
Chassis and exterior in good restoration shape - some surface rust present3.4 Litre original, matching numbers engine removed and included with sale (needs full restoration and semi-complete).
Interior floor has small holes but solid overall and some surface rust.Interior front and rear red leather seats removed and included with sale. Original rugs and various trim pieces are also included as original examples but need full replacement (Seats also need full restoration).
Wood dash and trim require full restoration (fully sourced alternate original dash available as separate listing).
Original windshield and rear glass both included (both removed to protect). All 4 doors functional with roll-up windows. Original hub cabs in excellent shape included. Drum brakes are standard equipment (Dunlop disc brakes were available as an option).
Borg Warner 3 speed automatic transmission was an export-only option which is present on this car. Trunk is solid with little surface rust. Hood is in good condition but needs reattachment to hinges.
Many extra parts pictured but not listed. Rear end, drive shaft, generator, exhaust headers, Lucas starter, jack, and other components included. Existing tires have tubes and will need replacement but hold air. The car will accommodate tubeless tires which were standard features.
Not located (therefore not included) are carburetors, intake manifold, radiator, valve covers, shifter/linkage, toolkit (jack is included), or keys
The car must be towed as it does not run. Many extra Jaguar parts included but not listed. A second engine (also very rare Jaguar 3.8 Litre engine found with the car) available as separate listing. A complete original replacement wooden dash is available as a separate listing as well. Please see my other listings for more information about the Jaguar 3.8 Litre engine and the Original Replacement Wood Dash for Jaguar Mark I.