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P.O. Box 3617
Santa Barbara, CA 93130

Phone: 805-451-8434

1960 Jaguar Mark IX

Vehicle Story

This car was donated to The Murphy Auto Museum in Oxnard, California in December 2019. The mileage on it is original.

The first owner bought the car in Chicago and his son later used it to mow lawns while in high school (notice the suction cup impressions on the top of the roof). The son later took ownership of the car and moved to California, where he became a famous screenwriter. It's a great running car, although it has low compression in one of the cylinders which tends to cut out at about 65 miles per hour. Up to that point, the car accelerates well, is very elegant and gets a lot of smiles as it motors around town and attends car shows, events and parades.
Notice the large gauges, elegant woodwork and beautiful red seats. The back of the passenger seats have a work tray that drops down for note writing or lunching.

More photo, history and documentation to come on this car soon.

  • Year 1960
  • Make Jaguar
  • Model Mark IX
  • Exterior Color Black
  • Interior Color Red
Would I consider selling it?
Yes, if the price is right

Client ID: 2F1B6035