Daimler 1958-1999 - 2018 Market Review

By: Cliff Chambers

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Daimler 1958-1999

Daimler 1958-1999 - 2018 Market Review
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Demand for Daimler limousines is going to remain strong for as long as the wedding and special-event hire industry survives.

DS420s weren’t sold new here and are a strange looking amalgam of Jaguar underpinnings and funereal Brit coachwork.

Leaping into the Jeeves seat costs $35,000 or pay $10,000 less for a classic Majestic.

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The Jaguar-bodied Daimlers haven’t moved much at all, especially the XJ-based cars which seem stuck at under $12,000.

The 420-clone Sovereign can make $20,000 and the V8-250 with Jag Mark2 bodywork offers decent value in the $20-25,000 price range.

Manual/overdrive 250s are very scarce and expensive.

2.5 V8 1962-69 $21,625 [12]

Majestic 1959-64 $22,000 [4]

Sovereign 1966-69 $19,330 [3]

Sovereign 1970-86 $8965 [6]

DS420 1968-92 $34,240 [8]

[*] = number of recorded sales

(Note: concours & special cars may demand more.)

Numbers from our 2018 Euro & Brit Car Value Guide.

 

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