Archive Research Guides 

Chassis / VIN Numbers and Their Locations

We have produced a series of Research Guides we hope will help you find the chassis / VIN, engine, body numbers etc.
These guides are for reference only and should not be reproduced © The Jaguar Daimler Heritage Trust.

RG001: Chassis/VIN Runs and Change Points by Model

Use these Guides if you would like to know more information about specific vehicle such as chassis/VIN runs, prefixes and interesting change points.

Please note the information relating to the various change points, model years and dates are approximate based upon the Assured VIN as allocated by Jaguar Cars.

There may be minor discrepancies with specific vehicles due to manufacturing processes.

Document No: Document Name Date
RG001A: SS Cars (1931 – 1940) 31-03-2020
RG001B: Jaguar ‘Mark IV’ & Mark V 31-03-2020
RG001C: Jaguar XK Models (1949-1960) 31-03-2020
RG001D: Jaguar Mark VII, Mark VIIM, Mark VIII & IX 31-03-2020
RG001E Jaguar ‘Mark I’ and Mark II 31-03-2020
RG001F: Jaguar E-type 25-01-2023
RG001G: Jaguar Mark X and 420G 31-03-2020
RG001H: Jaguar S-type, 420 and Daimler Sovereign (420 type) 31-03-2020
RG001I: Daimler DS420 31-03-2020
RG001J: Daimler SP250 31-03-2020
RG001K: Jaguar XJ6/XJ12 Series 1 (and Daimler variants) 31-03-2020
RG001L: Jaguar XJ6/XJ12 Series 2 (and Daimler variants) 31-03-2020
RG001M: Jaguar XJ6/XJ12 Series 3 (and Daimler variants) 31-03-2020
RG001N: Jaguar XJ-S 31-03-2020
RG001O: Jaguar XJ6/XJ12 Series XJ40 and X300 (and Daimler variants) 31-03-2020
RG001P: Jaguar XK8 (X100) 31-03-2020


RG002: Vehicle Numbers Locator

Use our Guide to locate the chassis, engine, body and gear box numbers on your vehicle. 

Document No: Document Name Date
RG002: Vehicle Numbers Locator Guide 01-09-2022