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Jaguar XK150 4.2 FHC 1959 Silver

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The XK120 was launched in 1948 and was an international sensation that finally put Jaguar on the world stage. The XK’s good results in both motor racing and international rallying were instrumental in beginning a long successful period for the company. Announced in its home market in May 1957 the XK150 bore a family resemblance to the XK120 and XK140 but the XK150 was radically revised. The XK150 was to be the final incarnation of the XK range, and thus it was a more refined and capable machine than its predecessors. Easily distinguishable from the XK 140 by its wider grille, higher door line an improved interior space the XK 150 looked more modern, fitting in with the trend of more streamlined cars. A one-piece windscreen replaced the split screen, and the wing line no longer dropped so deeply at the doors. The widened bonnet opened down to the wings, and on the open two-seater the windscreen frame was moved back 4 inches to make the bonnet longer. The XK140's walnut dashboard was replaced by one trimmed in leather. Thinner doors gave more interior space. On the front parking lights, which were located atop the wings (fenders), a little red light reminded the driver the lights wer

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jaguar xk150 4200cc fhc 1959 silver leather lightweight overdrive power-steering v12 british xk

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    409757
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    For sale
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    Jaguar > XK150
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