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1955 Jaguar XK140 SE FHC

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1955 Jaguar XK140 SE Coupe in Dark Blue with Red interior Trim. Completely restored, concours condition.

C-type engine, on Dutch EU registration, comes with a Heritage Certificate.

This Jaguar XK140 SE FHC was produced on the 19th of August 1955 and dispatched to its first owner on the 26th of August 1955 through Jaguar Hornburg, Los Angeles USA. The original factory colour combination of the car was Pastel Green with Suede Green interior trim.

Desirable SE Special Equipment version with 210 bhp, C-type cylinder head, twin exhaust system, chrome wire wheels and Michelin tires. Completely restored to concours condition with great attention to original details. Fully documented restoration with hundreds of pictures and hundreds of invoices. 

Fitted with desirable overdrive, factory original reclining driver seat, original Radiomobile 200x radio and amplifier, Lucas LeMans 24 headlamps, 3.73 rear axle, electric cooling fan, straight through exhaust dampers, leather bonnet strap, le-mans style bonnet louvres and battery master switch. The engine and head are not original to this car but are genuine XK140 SE items with only a couple of months production difference from the original.

Currently on Dutch EU registration, comes with a Heritage Certificate and is ready to be enjoyed. Must be one of the best examples available in today's market, absolutely stunning.

Please contact us to make an appointment to view this car in our showroom in Bilthoven, The Netherlands.

We are constantly looking for similar cars for outright purchase or to sell on a commission basis.



Jaguar XK140 SE 3.4 FHC original specifications

Engine: 6 Cylinder DOHC Aluminium head, twin cam
Capacity: 3442 cc
Power: 210 bhp @5750 rpm
Top speed: 130 mph (209 km/h)
Fuel: Twin 1.75 inch H6 SU carburettors
Suspension: Independent torsion bar front suspension, semi-elliptic rear leaf springs
Brakes: All round hydraulic drum brakes
Length: 14’8”
Width: 5’45”
Weight (dry): 1448 kg
Years built: 1954-1957
Number built: FHC 2798 of which 1959 lhd and 839 rhd



 

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