The Daimler Company was one of the pioneer car manufacturing companies in the UK, being founded in 1896. They made a large number of cars of high quality and were eventually bought by Jaguar Cars Ltd in 1960, Jaguar then proceeded to offer a range of Daimler cars that were basically upscale Jaguars, this Sovereign was a better equipped 4.2 Litre Jaguar 420. It’s documented history shows that in its first year it was used by Jaguar as a company car. Jaguar was prevented by law to market cars called Daimlers in the US which makes this example a very rare car. It has been expertly maintained by the previous owner and full details of the work he has done are available on request.