Jaguar 420R 1967

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Lot No: 62

At a Glance:

Year Make Model Mileage SOLD FOR
1967 Jaguar 420R 31,238 (Not Warranted) £7750.00 + buyers premium


Fully restored in the 1980’s this Jaguar 420 has been raced in JDC pre ’68 series with class wins and fastest laps, then in CTCRC in 2000’s with class wins and fastest laps, Wiscombe Park hill climbs. Finished in every race entered. Road legal and useable, ready to go and great for track days etc.



Full Safety Devices roll cage with side bars

2 x competition Corbeau sprint seats with alloy mountings

2 x race FIA  Schroth 4 point harnesses (date expired)

Plumbed in fire system & separate hand held unit

Motolita leather rimmed steering wheel

Original dash, centre console, headlining, etc, to retain traditional Jaguar patina

Battery isolators


Mechanical spec:

Race prepared engine – gas flowed HD8 carbs, inlet manifold & big valve head, Burton cams, short skirt 9:1 pistons, late rods, lightened & balanced crank with flywheel, harmonic balancer, oil cooler, oil temp gauge, spin on filter, comp. engine mountings, electric fans, electronic ignition, modern alternator, hi-torque starter.

Cross-drilled XJS vented front discs with Coopercraft billet alloy calipers & DS11 pads,  cross-drilled rear discs with XJ calipers & M1155 pads + brake cooling ducting front & rear

Uprated overdrive on 3rd and 4th gear

Harvey Bailey front roll bar and rear roll bar, Mk10 lowered springs.

Polybush (competition red) suspension all round

Dry battery in boot

Solid mounted subframes(detachable)

6 branch exhaust manifold, special big bore stainless steel system throughout ( 98db)

Alloy long distance foam filled race fuel tank, 1 bulkhead alloy tank, 1 original steel tank with gauge, Facet fuel pump

Louvered/lightened bonnet

Some weight saving carried out

Eligible for many historic saloon race series



3 x sets race alloy wheels & tyres: 4 x Falken, 4 x Dunlop CR65, 4 x Michelin XDX

+ 2 spare Wolfrace rims

Body panels – 1 x boot lid & 3 x doors

Rear suspension subframe unit complete with LSD, suspension/steering/diff parts

Spare 4.2 engine


Lap times:

Castle Combe – 1.27, Donington – 1.35, Goodwood – 1.43,  Oulton Park – 1.56, Pembrey – 1.16, Thruxton – 1.46, Wiscombe Park hillclimb – 0.53.6.

Auctioneers notes: This car has been entered by Peter Cooper the proprietor of Coopercraft Ltd the well known Jaguar brake specialist etc and the car was prepared by him to a high standard, he tells us she produced 200BHP on the rear wheels. She has not been used in competition in recent years so might require light recommissioning. Lots of old MOTs , some invoices and lap charts.

Please contact South Western Vehicle Auctions directly as any enquiries on the car will be dealt with through us not Coopercraft Ltd. 

Full Details:

Lot No. 62
Auction 26th April 2019 - 98% SOLD
Vehicle Make Jaguar
Vehicle Model 420R
Year of Manufacture 1967
Mileage 31,238 (Not Warranted)
Registration NUS457F
Date first Registered 11-12-1967
Chassis Number P1F5515DN
Engine Number 7F7018.8
Estimated Sale Price £8000 - 9000

Please note: Current engine and chassis numbers are supplied by HPI. Prospective buyers are advised to satisfy themselves as to the condition of a vehicle and the accuracy of any statement made, be they statements of fact or opinion. All vehicles are sold as seen. If you cannot attend the auction please contact the office for a walk around description over the phone.

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