1968 Jaguar 340

Lot: 250

Sold for (£): 23,310
Offered for sale is a 3.4L 1968 Jaguar 340 manual that has been with the current owner for the last 24 years. Coming with a partial history file, this lot's condition scores 89 / 135.

Classic Car Auctions says:

From 24 years with the same owner, a truly great British Classic...

  • Subject to a bare metal strip, repainted in Connaught Green, and fully retrimmed in 1990 
  • Green short-pile Wilton carpet, and seating in magnolia leather with piped green trim
  • Full mechanical (including engine) and electrical restoration (£15,000) by JLR Classic in 2015-2017
  • Maintained to a high standard for the first year and then dry stored
  • The car presents well today with good shut-lines, a deep shine, and chrome wires

Lot Details

Registration: XRA 431F RHD/LHD: Right Hand Drive
Year: 1968 Engine size: 3.4L
Make: Jaguar Odometer reading (miles): 15549
Model: 340 MOT expiry: 2019-12-01
Warranted: No Chassis number: P1J51925DN

Vendor Condition Report

Overall: 89 / 135


Bodywork: Glass:
Paint: Chrome:


Bare metal strip and repaint in 1990 in Connaught Green


Door-cards: Carpets:
Seating: Headlining:
Dashboard: Boot:


Complete retrim of the interior in 1990; headlining, green short pile Wilton carpet, and seats in magnolia leather with green trim.


Components: Starting:
Appearance: Running:


Engine recommissioned in 2015 at Jaguar Land Rover Classic


Gears: Drive-shaft:


Clutch master cylinder and slave replaced as part of recommission in 2015

Running Gear

Axles: Chassis:
Suspension: Bearings:
Brakes: Wheels/Tyres:


As above


Minor: Major:


As above, part of recommission in 2015

Vehicle History


Early history from first year is available and from 1988-present. Very comprehensive history from current ownership 1994-2019. Gap from 1968-1988.

About the Condition Report

A lot's condition report is compiled based on information provided to CCA by the vendor of the lot. CCA has no access to lots prior to a sale but does review its condition on the day of the sale. CCA strongly recommends viewing a lot prior to a sale as it cannot guarantee the accuracy of the information provided.
Poor Numerous faults / Extensive damage / Many missing parts / Project or donor car
Fair Basic condition / Requires attention mechanically & cosmetically / Some damage / Some missing parts
Good Every-day useable classic car / Driven & enjoyed / Commensurate with age & mileage / Drives and looks as it should / Some vehicle history
Very good Almost pristine / Mechanically & cosmetically sound / Driven only occasionally / Extensive vehicle history
Excellent Pristine / Original / Documented nut & bolt ground-up restoration / Stored professionally / Trailered only / Complete vehicle history