Sir William Lyons introduced the 1936 Jaguar Saloons and asked his guests to estimate the selling price. The average guess was over 600 English pounds. The 1.5 Litre sold new for just under 300 English pounds.
The side-valve 1.5 litre engine was replaced by a 1776 CC OHV engine supplied by Standard Motor Company. 1769 Saloons were produced in 1938, about half being the 1.5 litre and the remainder being the 2.5 and 3.6 six cylinder versions.
In this era, the British taxed cars on standing horsepower. The 1.5 litre was rated at 16 HP., though it would develop 65 HP at 4500 RPM. Top speed was estimated at 75 mph.
The restoration was completed in 1990. The Fulton's acquired 'Peaches,' as they affectionately call her, in February of 2000. The engine was rebuilt in the summer of 2000 and new wheels were installed in 2001.
The cars first show was the Euro Auto Festival in October of 2000. She won Best of Class and a Crowd Pleaser Award. Mike and Diane immediately become hooked on the car show scene and have become avid participants, averaging ten shows a year.
Jaguar Club of North America Concours National 2nd Place, Corporate awards at Euro Auto Festival for 2001 and 2006, and Jaguar Club of North American National Class.Also photographed at :