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Smaller Jaguar Saloons of the 1950s and 60s
All right, this page is really about that most beautiful of saloon Jags, the Mark II.
Listed here are the smaller saloon models Jaguar produced in the period, including the Mark II proper. The model list brings out the features which distinguish other model Jaguars of the period from the Mark II.
Mark II and other Jaguar saloons of like size of its era.
|Photo / distinguishing features from Mark II||Year
|2.4 Saloon||2483||Cover to rear wheels.||1955||1959||19400|
|3.4 Saloon||3442||This and the last are sometimes called the Mark I but this name was not applied at the time of manufacture. Elliptical front quarter lights. Grilles on front. Wing mirrors on mudguards. Narrower rear track than Mark II. Mounted spots on front to some. Bar over front bumper on some.||1957||1959||17340|
|Mark II 2.4||2483||1959||1967||25070|
|Mark II 3.4||3442||1959||1967||28660|
|Mark II 3.8||3781||1959||1967||30070|
|S Type||3442||Larger than Mark II but very
similar in shape. Rear quarters in single piece pressing. Rear wheels semi
recessed. Front corner indicators. Independent rear
A restorer in Taranaki (New Zealand) has discovered that their project car was the first production S type ever made. LINK
|240 Saloon||2483||Last to the Mark II body shape. Slimmer bumpers than Mark II, Spotlights replaced by grilles. Shape as below.||1967||1969||4210|
|340 Saloon||3442||As 240||1967||1968||2630|
|420||4235||Getting away from the Mark II quite a bit, but still a smaller saloon, this was the S type with scaled down Mark X front end. The 420G has a quite different body and is larger.||1966||1968||around 9800-10200|
Then of course there are some Daimler badged cars of the Jaguar models, and with a different engines
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