For Sale: 1956 Jaguar Mark VII in Huntington Beach, California

Vehicle Description


This left-hand drive converted 1956 Jaguar Mark VII stands as an icon of classic automobiles. This models elegant design is highlighted by silver paint over a clean red leather interior. Further testament to the opulent style of Jaguar in the 1950s is the wood dash of this Mark VII.

The 3.5 liter inline-six engine is backed by an automatic transmission that was shoehorned into place by the previous owner. Dual gas tanks emphasize the continent-crossing capabilities of this luxury liner. Fitted with a skylight roof (sunroof) and Smiths gauges, this vehicle offers a unique driving experience. This example was converted to left-hand drive by the previous owner and aside from this remains largely modified. 

The current owner had the car repainted, reupholstered, and replaced the tires and weather stripping. The owners bought the car in 1995 from Jaguar Doctor of Costa Mesa, California and has owned it since. It is believed that the car has been a California resident most of its life. 

Included in the sale of this well preserved Jaguar is the original tool kit, owners manual and brochure, car cover, trip box, and tire change kit. 

This Jaguar is available in Huntington Beach, CA as a Premium Listing on CLASSIC.COM. being sold by Robert Lewis.

About the model

The Jaguar Mark VII was introduced in 1950. The Mark VII was a series of saloons fitted with a 3.5L inline-six engine. Later variants known as the Mark VII M were fitted with a tuned version of the 3.5L engine that produced an additional 30hp. The Jaguar Mark VII was in production until 1956.

Features and Specs

  • VIN: 739391BW
  • 77,905 miles shown on the five-digit odometer
  • 3.5L I6 engine
  • Automatic transmission
  • Dual gas tanks
  • Roof skylight
  • Wood dash
  • Red leather upholstery
  • Silver colored paint
  • Smiths gauges

Known Modifications

  • Converted to left-hand drive

Due Diligence

  • Third-party inspection 3/26/2024
  • Third-party photos

Ownership History

  • 1995- Car was purchased from the Jaguar Doctor in Costa Mesa, CA 

Service History

  • The current owner notes that the car has been repainted 
  • Weatherstripping replaced 
  • Tires replaced
  • Seats were re-upholstered by the current owner
  • Previous owner had the car converted from right-hand drive to left.
  • Added an automatic transmission

Known issues

  • Minor corrosion on wheels and bumper
  • Scratch on trunk
  • Minor scratches in the paint

Included in the sale

  • Original tool kit
  • Car Cover
  • Owners manual
  • Sales brochure
  • Tire change kit
  • Trip Box

Vehicle Details

  • 1956 Jaguar Mark VII
  • Listing ID: CC-1841761
  • Price: $39,950
  • Location:Huntington Beach, California
  • Year:1956
  • Make:Jaguar
  • Model:Mark VII
  • Exterior Color:Silver
  • Interior Color:Red
  • Transmission:Automatic
  • Engine Size:Inline 6
  • Odometer:73973
  • VIN:739391BW
  • Title Status:Clear
  • Exterior Condition:Good
  • Seat Material:Leather
  • Engine Condition:Running
  • Drive Train:Rear-wheel drive
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