1957 Jaguar XK140 MC Fixed Head Coupe s/n S815802, engine no. G 8779-8S Red with Biscuit Leather Interior Jaguar XK series cars are among the most recognized and appreciated classic sports cars of the 1950’s. Innovative, beautiful, and capable, these cars not only set a high standard in racing, they launched Jaguar into volume manufacturing and worldwide distribution. The first of the series, the XK120 offered an all-new twin-cam inline-6 cylinder engine, delivering 120 mph performance at a surprisingly affordable price. By 1955, the XK120 became the XK140, offering notable improvements including more legroom, increased horsepower, rack and pinion steering, telescoping shock absorbers, and improved brakes. Coupe, drophead coupe, and roadster versions were available with a range of performance options. This particular XK140 is a matching numbers Fixed Head Coupe configured in left hand drive and ordered from the factory with the rare MC option designation. According to the Jaguar Heritage Trust (certificate supplied with the car) this car was assembled September 3, 1956 and departed the factory September 20, 1956. The original distributor, Jaguar Cars, New York NY delivered the car
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Mayfair 020 7125 1400 | Maldon 01621 879579 This beautiful XK140 roadster is a highly desirable “MC” model with factory fitted C-Type head and the very rare 2 inch Sand Cast carburettors, originally provided by the factory as optional tuning equipment. 1954 saw the latest iteration of Jaguar’s classic XK series of sports cars with the debut of the XK140. Preserving the curvaceous wing lines of the XK120 but featuring much needed improvements in handling, leg room and overall power, the 140 quickly proved to be a worthy heir to its iconic predecessor. Of these latest 140s, the most desirable models were those finished to Special Equipment standard and fitted with the C-Type cylinder head – such models were given the moniker “MC” in the critical North American market where demand was large and growing, particularly among the sports car fraternity. It is likely that the first owner of this XK140 MC, a Mr A F Edmonson of Hollywood, California, was one of these enthusiasts as he also ordered the rare 2 inch Sand Cast carburettors from the factory, which were a special tuning kit normally fitted to cars with competition in mind. While it is not known if this car ever saw competition it i
Mayfair 020 7125 1400 | Maldon 01621 879579 This beautiful XK140 roadster has been extensively upgraded by JD Classics and features a comprehensive package of desirable performance modifications to full JD Sport specification. Of particular note is the extended cockpit which affords considerably more leg room than a standard car and allows taller drivers to enjoy this delightful car. Constructed in April 1956, this roadster originally left the factory in LHD configuration as a highly desirable special equipment model, which was exported to Los Angeles, where it was sold through the famous Hornburg distributors. Being a California car it benefitted from a dry climate during its stay overseas and when returned to the UK in recent years was found to be in excellent structural condition and formed a perfect candidate for a full professional chassis-off restoration that was completed by JD Classics in 2012. During the restoration process the car was converted to RHD and received the above mentioned modification to the passenger area, which was undertaken in such a way as to deliver significantly more leg room yet have a minimal effect on the appearance of the cockpit area, which is almo
Mayfair 020 7125 1400 | Maldon 01621 879579 XK140 Drophead Coupe, one of 480 in RHD and one of only 15 delivered in British Racing Green with Suede Green interior and Gunmetal hood. It is a particularly important example in view of its almost un-paralleled originality and time warp condition. Constructed in November 1955, it was dispatched on January 18th 1956 to its first owner; the proprietor of Graphic Designs, a Wolverhampton-based design company. For the next 52 years it remained in the same family ownership and covered only a little over 30,000 miles during that time before being acquired by JD Classics in 2008. Carefully maintained throughout its life, it is one of very few survivors that remain in remarkably good unrestored condition retaining full matching numbers, original paintwork, carpets, trim, hood and tools, including the rare wheel brace that was only fitted to cars with disc wheels. The remarkable degree of preservation of this example is confirmed by the fact that it is featured in two highly significant books; “Jaguar XK140/150 in Detail”, written by Jaguar Daimler Heritage’s chief archivist Anders Clausager and the “Original Jaguar XK”, written by the founder o
Mayfair 020 7125 1400 | Maldon 01621 879579 XK140 DHC We currently have two XK140 DHC cars undergoing full JD Classics chassis-off restoration that will be available from early 2017. Both are original LHD examples and will come with uprated high torque engines. The final specification will be tailored to customer requirements and can include a choice of left or right hand drive configuration, a wide range of options from the JD Sport package, choice of paint and trim colours and other JD upgrades. These cars are also excellent candidates for historic rallying and competition and as such can be prepared to a Mille Miglia eligible standard. Please contact us for further details.
This stunning matching numbers Jaguar XK140 FHC was manufactured on the 30th October 1956 and left the factory in Pearl Grey. This Manual with Overdrive gearbox example was distributed by C.H Truman, Nottingham and sold new by Byatts of Fenton, Stoke on Trent to a F W R Wildblood. 562 BEH was rebuilt to a very high standard many years ago and comes with a photo record of major bodywork and mechanical work. Earlier in 2016 almost £6500 was spent on mechanical work to include a new clutch, skimmed flywheel, overdrive rebuild, new solenoid, replacement core plugs, new exhaust gaskets, propshaft bolts and new fuel tank sender. The XK has had the ultimate test drive, being driven to North Yorkshire from rural Monmouthshire. The car performed perfectly keeping up with motorway traffic, kicking in and out of overdrive smoothly and the engine is strong holding excellent oil pressure consistently. This on the button XK is a real dream to drive and having had a high quality restoration, the paintwork, bodywork and chrome is all of a lovely standard, as is the interior. The engine bay is nicely detailed, as is the boot and the underside and chassis present superbly. 562 BEH has lovely level o
This 1956 Jaguar XK140 Roadster is a matching numbers car and a two owner car from new. White with original red interior. It runs and drives excellent and is a very presentable driver quality example for only $89,500
Following up on the success of the XK120, Jaguar wisely chose to make its replacement, the XK140, a careful evolution of its predecessor that was intended to refine some of the rough edges of the XK120. Thanks to the glorious twin-overhead cam six-cylinder engine, the XK120 offered near 120 mph performance and had earned its place as a world-beating sports car. But Jaguar was eager to rectify some of the complaints it heard from customers– such as a tendency to overheat in traffic, a cramped cabin and sometimes unpredictable handling on rough roads. With the XK140, Jaguar introduced important refinements such as rack and pinion steering, telescopic dampers and a larger radiator grille and revised cooling system. The body of the XK140 retained the 120’s svelte and feline curves but gained larger, more protective bumpers and some additional exterior trim. As per the 120, the 140 could be had as a coupe, drophead coupe, or OTS (Open Two Seater, otherwise known as the roadster). The cabin for all three bodies was slightly enlarged to allow more occupant comfort and easier ingress/egress. Performance wise, a standard XK140 produced the same 190 horsepower as the old top-line XK120 SE, but buyers who wanted additional grunt could opt for the “MC” option - which fitted the C-Type cylinder head, dual exhaust, and 2” S.U. Carburetors to deliver a stout 210 horsepower, offering exhilarating performance with a glorious soundtrack and finely honed handling. This 1957 Jaguar XK140 OTS is a genuine “MC” model as documented by a Jaguar-Daimler Heritage Trust Certificate. It has been very nicely restored and recently freshened and professionally detailed. The straight and sound body is finished in its original color combination of Carmen Red over black leather with a black top. Gorgeous chrome 16-inch wire wheels are wrapped in fresh whitewall tires. This is a very pretty car, with strong cosmetics and even outstanding mechanicals. The chrome bumpers and exterior trim are in very good condition, consistent with the quality of the paint and bodywork. The lovely interior has been refreshed with very nice black leather seats, proper black carpeting, and correctly trimmed door cards and kick panels. The leather is in excellent condition, showing just some very light creasing, lending the cockpit an inviting atmosphere. The original steering wheel is fitted and the instruments are in nice order in the correctly trimmed fascia. It is a great place to spend an afternoon of top-down motoring, enjoying the great reserves of torque from the exquisite engine. Should you get caught in some weather; a well-fitted black canvas top will keep the cabin dry. The boot is correctly trimmed in Hardura and houses a matching chrome spare wheel and whitewall tire. The original jack, grease gun and a knock off hammer are present. The high quality restoration kept a focus on drivability and this example is an absolute joy on the open road. Jaguar’s iconic XK twin-cam inline six delivers a healthy 210 horsepower when equipped with the C-Type head as this car is. According to documentation, this is a genuine 1957 “MC” engine with matching head and block, though not from this particular chassis. An electric fan was added to help with cooling and ease any worry about hot running in traffic or in warm climates. The engine runs strong and the car drives beautifully, with excellent pull through the rev range and of course, plenty of that addictive six-cylinder growl. The engine has been detailed and now presents beautifully, and new exhaust manifolds with proper porcelain finish have been fitted. While it is certainly beautiful to look at thanks to the gorgeous styling and very good quality restoration, this is the sort of car we would use at every possible opportunity – to go for a night out, to drive to a vintage event, for casual show or for tours and rallies where it would really shine. This beautiful and highly desirable XK140 MC roadster is turn-key and ready to be enjoyed, and will certainly reward its next owner with many miles of happy motoring.
Jaguar XK 140 FHC 1956, 5 speed gearbox and disc brakes This elegant burgundy red Jaguar XK 140 Fixed Head Coupe was built in 1956 and in the mean time a little adjusted for historical rallies. This Jaguar has been provided with fortified wire wheels and a Roll Bar (easy to remove if you want). The wooden dashboard has two time-original Halda Tripmasters. The matching numbers 3442CC engine has bigger carburators and 5 speed gearbox. This sporty Jaguar has disc brakes also. This unique XK140 is ideal for fans of classic rally of een very beautiful basis for rebuilding to its original specifications. Car has Holland title and Holland mot/tuv. Easy to register in every EU country. You do not need to pay any importtaxes. We can help with transport.
Jaguar XK140 FHC, LHD 1956, 2 owners This is a 1956 Jaguar XK140 Fixed Head coupe. Originally delivered in Canada, has had only 2 owners. The car has beautiful dark blue paint, grey leather interior and chrome wire wheels. Recently the car was provided with a smaller steering wheel, for more comfort and space. The original steering wheel will be delivered with the car also. At the front there is the original non-matching number 3.4 ltr Jaguar engine and 4 speed manual gearbox. Technics fully checked in our workshop and in excellent condition. Drives great. So a beautiful Jaguar XK 140 FHC with unique history, ready for a lot of driving fun. Car has Canadian title and document importduties for every EU country are paid by us. Documentation is complete for registration in every EU country. You do not need to pay any importduties. We can help with transport. Trading in, buying and consignment possible.
Jaguar XK140 Roadster RHD 1956 - Genuine Racing History Despatched 7th February, 1956 to Bryson’s, Sydney (one of only 3 XK140 RHD OTS cars delivered to Australia). It was raced in period by Bernie Maudsley at the AGP (Australian Grand Prix) meeting at Lowood in June 1960, with wire wheels fitted. The previous owner bought the car in 1980 and kept it for 34 years. He finally decided to take the car back to bare metal and carry out a full nut and bolt restoration. The present owner took ownership in July 2014 on completion of the restoration and has brought the car back with him to London. This represents a very rare opportunity to acquire not only a very rare RHD XK140 roadster (one of only 73 cars produced worldwide) but one of very few XK's with genuine period race history. Thus making the car eligible for all of the prestigious touring events.
(SOLD) This beautiful, matching numbers, XK-140 SE DHC has been well cared for with recent service receipts. This Jaguar shows wonderful patina throughout. This is a limited ownership DHC with the second owner owning the car for over 40 years! The recent owner kept all of the receipts for the vehicle. This XK is a very spacious in leg room and comfort. It has been exercised regularly and runs like a champ. It’s equipped with four brand new wide radial white wall tires and a full size spare, this lovely car is ready to be driven and enjoyed. It features a beautiful wood dash with full functional instrumentation. This 140 DHC is accompanied by a Jaguar Heritage Certificate of authenticity and licensed with California Historical Plates. This DHC is a rare example and is highly collectable.
(SOLD) Our vehicle is in good overall condition and well cared for, and drives very well. It has an interesting history, and has very good interior, paint and chrome. This XK is an older restoration, has had a recent engine head rebuild, and a recent complete service. This vehicle does not need to be restored, it is a good driver as is. Classic Showcase, Inc. did not restore this vehicle. We did, however, take this XK on a recent outing to a British Car Event. We drove it about 70 miles round trip. This 1957 Jaguar XK-140 ran splendidly at 65-70 mph on the freeway and handles superbly on country roads throughout the whole trip. This turn key Jaguar XK-140 is ready for its new home. Comes with a convertible top, tonneau cover, and removable side curtains
(SOLD) This beautiful 1955 XK-140 MC Fixed Head Coupe is finished in an elegant Imperial Maroon with a Biscuit leather interior. It has recently undergone a professional, bare-metal, three-year rotisserie restoration, sparing no attention to detail. During the restoration process, the XK-140 received original or factory-correct components, including the original Lucas J headlights, driving lights, Wilton wool carpets, and English leather seats. In addition, the Fixed Head Coupe comes equipped with very nice upgrades including a Ron Davis aluminum radiator, an electric fan, and a full stainless steel exhaust, making it ready for long touring. While the engine head is the original C-Type MC-specification head that came with the car, the block was updated to a XK150 for improved performance. This XK-140 is sure to allow for grand touring reaching an effortless cruise of 80 mph. This beautiful Jaguar is fun to drive, great for touring, and can be competitive in showing.
(SOLD) Mechanical: engine fully rebuilt w/ new pistons, bearings, valves, guides, seals, timing chain, head completely rebuilt, rebuilt carburetors, clutch, all new brakes with neoprene bushings, drive shaft balanced, new adjustable front and rear shocks, chassis and many other parts powder coated, new suspension, under carriage fully rebuilt, new wire harness, gas tank restored and epoxy sealed, rebuilt fuel pump, all electrical components, gauges, knobs, switches rebuilt, rescreened, all instruments rebuilt, replaced stone guards, new custom exhaust system with headers, rear end completely rebuilt with upgrades as well as the transmission. Body & Interior: Body stripped to bare metal finishing and finished on rotisserie, doors, bonnets and boot fit to body, epoxy sealed and painted, color sanded and buffed all, new rubber, seals, grommets and gaskets, trim and bright work replaced or replated, new leather seats, carpet, panels, dash, headliner, etc. Restore the convertible top bows, install a new convertible top, and a new boot for convertible top, new exhaust system, a new battery, restore instruments; 5 new tires and wire wheels. It has performance upgraded, bored with larger p
1956 Jaguar XK-140 DHC *Two owner car with 16,431 original miles. Not many low mile Jags of this era on the road anymore.* *Current Offering* - Chassis 818545, Blue / Red - Survivor condition. - All numbers matching, two owner car with 16,431 original miles. - One repaint in original color, and an all original interior. - No rust anywhere. - It was last on the road in 1999. - We towed it to the shop, freed up the brakes, made sure the engine turned by hand, checked the points, put in a new set of plugs, new fuel, and it lit right off. - It now starts instantly, and can be driven around the parking lot, but will need brakes, tires, and a complete service. - Not many low mile Jags of this era on the road anymore. For only $150,000
This 1957 Jaguar XK140 DHC is a very nice matching numbers example with factory overdrive. Primrose yellow with burgundy interior. Same owner for the last 40 years and a mechanically superb driver. For only $97,500.
One of the finest XK140 Roadsters for sale today Completely restored in 2006 mechanically and cosmetically Manual gearbox Ready to use and enjoy US papers and Jaguar Heritage Certificate
*This car is for sale as a Classic Showcase restoration, equal to our driver/show-driver/show restoration levels. Please see our restoration page for further information. This highly original numbers-matching XK-140 SE was built in June of 1956, and delivered new to Louis R. Emme at the US Embassy in Oslo, Norway. Known by the current owner for more than a decade, the XK-140 SE has been kept in storage for many years, and is in very appealing and honest condition maintaining a high degree of originality throughout. The coupe is straight and free of any major corrosion issues. The vehicle will need servicing to make it road ready. With it's highly stylish design and Special Equipment package, this fixed head coupe stands as a highly desirable and original model that is a great candidate for restoration!
1955 Jaguar XK140 Roadster This car is probably the most original XK140 Roadster in the world. It has less than 22,000 recorded miles from new and is a great testament to the original owner, who cared for and maintained the car for more than 46 years. The first owner, Rene Savoie, ordered the car namely Jaguar XK140SE in the beautiful combination of Suede Green exterior with Suede Green leather and it was dispatched to Massachusetts on the 18th February 1955. Mr Savoie reluctantly sold the car when he could no longer physically drive it and it passed to his long time property manager, at the time of sale the recorded mileage was just 20,000. Over the last eight years, the car has been part of a collection of highly original unrestored sports cars. The recorded mileage today shows 21,958 miles. The body and structure are in remarkable condition with very good panel gaps. The engine bay is excellent with the original chassis plate attached and the correct C-Type cylinder head fitted. Even the original cheney hose clips are still in place. The interior is also in remarkable condition along with the original carpets and door casings and we are currently feeding the leather to improve its suppleness. A full tonneau cover is included, which again is in remarkable condition. This is a unique opportunity to acquire a wonderfully preserved Jaguar XK140 Roadster in the best specification.