Lot 109 - 1977 Panther J72 *WITHDRAWN*

Lot 109 - 1977 Panther J72 *WITHDRAWN*

Lot 109 - 1977 Panther J72 *WITHDRAWN*

Lot Number 109
Registration WGP 236R
Chassis Number 448R
Engine Number 8L-45008-S
Estimate £20,000 - £25,000

DUE TO CIRCUMSTANCES BEYOND OUR CONTROL, THIS LOT HAS BEEN WITHDRAWN FROM THE AUCTION

In 1972, Panther West Winds Ltd. of Weybridge, Surrey produced a Jaguar powered 3.8 litre Jaguar SS100 inspired, open two-seat tourer. Built with a separate tubular chassis with a handbuilt aluminium body, it provided startling performance combined with excellent handling. This new motorcar was described as having a superb standard of engineering and finish with Connolly leather and Wilton carpets, with most exposed areas being chrome plated and the dashboard veneered in burr walnut. The Jaguar 3.8 litre straight-six engine, tuned as per the Mk. II Jaguar, was mated to an all synchromesh four-speed gearbox with Laycock overdrive operating in top gear only. All Panther J72 cars had their first owner's name stamped on a plate within the engine compartment.

This example is fitted with a 4.2 litre engine and looks superb. It is reported to run and drive well by the current vendor who has had the car for some 25 years. Dry stored during his tenure, this Panther presents well and comes with a history file including its V5C registration document and various sundry invoices. Offered at a very attractive estimate, this example is ready for its new owner.

Interested parties should note that the photograph used a file image and the website will be updated with correct photographs in due course.

Interested parties should satisfy themselves as to the description and condition of each Lot prior to the sale. Accordingly, buyers are on notice that each vehicle is offered ‘as is/as seen’ subject to the Terms and Conditions for the auction. All registration numbers, engine and chassis details are sourced from registration documents provided to Historics by the client or representative or HPI checks and buyers are to satisfy themselves as to the accuracy of these details. Buyers are advised to inspect the vehicle in person or use a professional to carry out this service. Historics will not entertain disputes over descriptions.

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