Title: Jag Mark VIII
created on 14 Aug 15

 
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Comments on this picture (25):
1. bugoy1 wrote:
 The is the kind of car I'd love to restore. My wife and I could then tour the country in style when we retire.
2. chirping1 wrote:
 Very smart. Reminds me of a male friend who bought a vintage Jag. It was white with red leather interior. Just the sort the villians always drove in UK police dramas. Whilst restoring it he removed the interior door panel and got a huge shock when he fou
3. chirping1 wrote:
 ^ found a rubber cosh hidden behind it!!
4. AFSOUTH wrote:
 Good job!
5. karbs wrote:
 WOW GREAT PIC
6. bugoy1 wrote:
 Thanks everyone! Chirping, that's a great story.
7. katidid wrote:
 Great ride! Hope you get to do that!
8. pinkie wrote:
 Great looking car and very well done!
9. Normal wrote:
 Splendid retirement dream! A beauty.
10. farout wrote:
 Great picture:)
11. alanator wrote:
 Another great one,as always
12. Shanley wrote:
 very classy!
13. Fangzzz wrote:
 what I love is I can see YOU in the car
14. bugoy1 wrote:
 Yeah, Fangzzz. Me too.
15. indigo wrote:
 Classy indeed! Well done!
16. mum23 wrote:
 Very cool set of wheels! Amazing how well those alien heads work for the grass too. :)
17. pinkie wrote:
 Congrats on Top5!
18. chelydra wrote:
 My best buddy in high school had one of these, bought from a dying old man for $50 (was he still gonna die after he sold the car? I was asked by a shrink.) It weighed a ton and had ...
19. chelydra wrote:
 ..an ultra-low gear that was ideal for plowing through fences and mailboxes alongside of Dune Road (beach houses belonging to city people so it was harmless)...
20. chelydra wrote:
 It would hum like an electric clock as the obstructions got crunched. The walnut dashboard had about 30 unmarked wooden switches, which may have served some purpose long before but were not just decoration.
21. chelydra wrote:
 noW, i meant in the last line above. The last time I saw it was in a junkyard, balanced upside down on top of car-heap with its feet in the air like a box turtle. what memories...
22. bugoy1 wrote:
 Great story!
23. chelydra wrote:
 I guess the Jag folks were trying to compete with Rolls-Royce for a few years around 1950-53 or so, because these were huge, heavy, luxurious and spooky-quiet. Inhaling the leather was a trip in itself.
24. chelydra wrote:
 Great picture!
25. NADIA wrote:
 Stunning