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1949 Jaguar Mk.V Drophead Coupé with strange grille

1949 Jaguar Mk.V Drophead Coupé in Don't Answer the Phone!, Movie, 1980 IMDB

Class: Cars, Convertible — Model origin: UK

1949 Jaguar Mk.V Drophead Coupé with strange grille

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Comments about this vehicle


supcoach US

2016-06-29 00:53


The white car in the middle has a Rolls Royce grille

dsl SX

2016-06-29 01:44


White RR Silver Cloud or Bentley S on left, blue Bentley something (S? or earlier??) on right. The middle car seems the one to go for, if a good ID is possible.

maxp SE

2016-06-29 07:03


1949-51 Jaguar Mk.V Drophead Coupé.

-- Last edit: 2016-06-29 07:07:28

johnfromstaffs EN

2016-06-29 07:06


The centre car looks like a coachbuilt dhc on possibly a Wraith or 25/30 chassis, no better can I do, I'm afraid. The blue one is a Bentley Mk VI or R-type standard steel saloon, probably Mk VI on numbers built, but it's not possible to count the grille bars, so no better ID from me, anyway.

If, by some chance, the dhc is a late Phantom, someone may know of the actual car.

-- Last edit: 2016-06-29 07:08:49

johnfromstaffs EN

2016-06-29 12:00


maxp wrote 1949-51 Jaguar Mk.V Drophead Coupé.

You may be right, with a Royce grille added, but the picture is very poor in definition.

bob dieck BR

2016-06-29 14:15


I agree with Jaguar Mk V. Bumpers, headlights, style, and the roof are the arguments.

Reg1992 US

2016-07-02 06:09


This was a low-budget slasher film from 1980, much of the outside filming was done without permits and shot in (what appears to be) 16mm film - not the best quality, unfortunately.

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