DAIMLER DOUBLE SIX VDP SERIES 1

With those production numbers, there must be more still surviving. Pagination for search results. Rear fogs weren’t a legal requirement until , or have I got that wrong? The “Gallery” links on the left will open in a separate window. Much of the content is my own to use as you wish. Quite a lot more than I anticipated…. Great poise and sleek lines Straight as the day it was new Now this is what I call an interior, a wonderful place to be Who remembers 8 tracks?

Imposing Daimler grill Curly tail pipes and bags of glass The badge says it all! Love the shape of the S1 XJ, such a great view from the front. Our new search experience requires JavaScript to be enabled. Humper posts months. The problem of course is running a V12 engine of this size on Stromberg carbs. Its first owner lived in Preston, Lancashire 25 miles from where I live. This page was last updated: Only the road testers complained about the dash layout, the owners always loved them.

Careful tuning as detailed on this web site has improved things considerably. This page was last updated: For more recent exchange rates, please use the Universal Currency Converter.

Daimler Double-Six

In the Bodywork Gallery you’ll see photos of the work that has been done since. Thanks for posting this, I have great memories of my Dad running Daimlers and XJ’s from the late 60’s to late 70’s.

I bought the car in May at a classic car show daimleg Tatton Park. With those production numbers, there must be more still surviving.

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Vvp someone once said, “The design is almost organic”. Quite a lot more than I anticipated…. Great poise and sleek lines Straight as the day it was new Now this is what I call an interior, a wonderful place to be Who remembers 8 tracks? He was very proud of this model and regarded it as one of his finest. Unfortunately, I had no choice but oduble sell the car.

I’ve had several enjoyable weekends where I towed my caravan to a nearby site and spent one of the days at a car show. I do hope it has a valid MOT certificate.

With the same vinyl roofs and special Vanden Plas colours, they look identical except the Series I has a lower bumper and taller grille. The interior is Tuscan – an orangey-tan colour.

Daimler Double Six Vanden Plas Series 1

Personally I’d prefer it without although in that colour it’s not too much of a contrast, sure I’ve seen one with a tan vinyl roof too. I say that because it has improved steering, brakes, air-conditioning, and more ergonomic switchgear. Other owners lived in Wales, Somerset, and Scotland. Daimlers just whoosh to 60m. The “Gallery” links on the left will open in a separate window.

Daimler Double-Six – Wikipedia

The Series 3 Vanden Plas was not as externally distinctive from other Jaguars and Daimlers compared to the earlier versions. Unfollow daimler double six to stop getting updates on your eBay feed. To his dying day my old man said it was the most wonderful and most unreliable thing he ever owned!

Used daomler a V12 ought to be 4 to 6 mpg, drive like granny, 12mpg.

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I didn’t realise at the time that they had been replaced a few years previously and worse was lurking behind them. Pages x3 Other Mods.

Now I know the full reasons for the work and this has put my mind at ease with regards the mechanicals. They set new standards in performance, ride-comfort and handling Latest Regulars Abarth Rally Tribute announced. Love the shape of the S1 XJ, such a great view from the front.

Personally, I know of 38 throughout the world and about 20 in the UK. Please enable JavaScript on your browserthen try again. Rear fogs weren’t a legal requirement untilor have I got that wrong?

I was a sedies concerned about a couple of rust bubbles on the sills but took this into account when buying the car We had to rebuild the rear suspension, sort out the exhaust and steering and strip down the manifolds and carbs as there were air leaks everywhere, but it was well worth the effort.

My New Daily Driver Gallery. However, some I have collected from various forgotten sources in the public domain. Our new search experience requires JavaScript to be enabled. They are great great cars, providing they are in good fettle