The SS100 is a British sportscar built between 1936 and 1939 by SS Cars Ltd of Coventry England and was the first car to wear the Jaguar name. SS stood for Swallow Sidecars founded in 1922 by William Walmsley and Sir William Lyons and 100 referred to the 100 Mile per hour top speed. SS100 Sportscars are extremely rare and sell for substantial amounts today with only 198 2.5 litre and 116 3.5 litre examples produced.
Suffolk Sportscars was established by Roger Williams in 1990 and produced the best recreations of the Jaguar SS100 based on Jaguar donor cars & parts incorporating suitable upgrades where possible
This car is a Suffolk SS100 Sportscar based on a 1970 Jaguar XJ6 donor car and the build was completed in 1997. It features a 4.2l straight six engine with twin SU carburetors (HS8’s), electronic ignition and a four-speed manual gearbox with overdrive. Some nice touches are original rare period Lucas QK 596 headlamps, high quality leather seats, Wilton carpets, a heater and lockable storage behind seats
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