1982 Kougar Jaguar 3.8-Litre

Lot Number: 323

1982 Kougar Jaguar 3.8-Litre

Professionally built by Crosthwaite and Gardiner and further developed by Robin Beech, this 3.8-litre Jaguar-engined Kougar offers back to basics driving in its purest form.


LIVE AUCTION: This lot was auctioned on Friday 24th February, 2023 at 2.00pm GMT at Stoneleigh Park, Stoneleigh Rd, Coventry, CV8 2LG

  • Body Colour

    Metallic Graphite

  • Drive


  • Registration Number

    YCD 244


Professionally built by Crosthwaite and Gardiner and further developed by Robin Beech, this 3.8-litre Jaguar-engined Kougar offers back to basics driving in its purest form.


A unique opportunity to own a very special Jaguar-powered fast road, sprint/hill climb car. This Kougar, previously owned by Simon Taylor, former head of Haymarket and Editor at Large for Classic and Sports Car Magazine, has more recently become very well known during the ownership of Geoff Mansfield having been extensively campaigned in the JDC 'Four Hills and Sprint Championship' at circuits such Harewood, Shelsley, Anglesey and Prescott. Developed by the renowned historic race engineers Crosthwaite and Gardiner and based on Rick Stevens' original concept, this particular example, build No 42, was completed by Rick Stevens himself with subtle modifications including a handmade aluminium nose cone with appropriate grille and polished aluminium cycle wings in the style of a 1950s cycle winged sports racer.

The substantial tubular space frame is home to a modified Jaguar 3.8-litre, six-cylinder engine breathing through triple Dellorto carburettors sitting on a Lynx inlet manifold. Engine internals include high compression pistons and modified cams all mated to a 5-speed Getrag gearbox, limited-slip differential and wide track suspension. For safety, an MSA-Certified roll-bar is fitted which can be removed, if desired, for road use. Correctly registered in the UK, this exceptional Kougar is on the button and ready to be enjoyed once again be that on the road or circuit, the choice is yours.


Lot Number
Registration Number
YCD 244
MOT Expiry
Chassis Number
Body Colour
Metallic Graphite



For further information regarding this lot please contact Charles.





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