Daimler
DAIMLER SOVEREIGN SERIES III

4-door 5-seater saloon.

Third generation Sovereigns were substantially facelifted Series IIs, with new body 'greenhouse' by Pininfarina, same below waist. Recognised by new tail lamps, Jaguar engine now with 205bhp/fuel injection, plus five-speed manual (Rover) gearbox option. Various naming shuffles in early eighties, with this car eventually only known as '4.2'. No Vanden Plas trim after 1983.

Technical Specifications
Engine
4235cc (SS DOC)
Configuration
Front engine, rear-wheel drive
Production dates
1979 to 1987
Number produced
29,354
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