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S811598

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Record Creation: Entered on 30 October 2005.

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2005-10-30 12:22:17 | Steven D. writes:

Car was for sale at:

www.classicshowcase.com/CUVehicleZoom.asp

A full and total restoration to very high standards, a beautiful show driver vehicle. Our fully restored XK 140 MC is not to be missed!

Details

Total restoration

First introduced in 1948, the Jaguar XKs caused a sensation; race car performance on the road, and with an unsurpassed level of sophistication and timeless beauty. Our XK-140 has a convertible top, side curtains, a tonneau cover, fog lights, duel exhaust, chrome wire wheel jacket, and a spare.

Specifications

  • Performance..........3.5 liter 6 cylinder overhead twin cams, aluminum cylinder heads, twin sc carbs


  • Transmission..........4-speed manual syncromesh


  • Steering.................rack and pinion


  • Suspension............independent front and rear suspension


  • Wheels..................chrome wire wheels, Avon 600 v 16 tires


  • Color.....................Black with red interior


  • ID Number.............S811598
  • Engine#G4611-8S

  • Body# F11646

  • Trans#JL31028


  • Miles....................29,223 miles


  • Work completed

    Mechanical
    Exhaust system restored, suspension parts replaced as needed, engine rebuilt.

    Body and Interior

    Vehicle taken apart, stripped to bare metal, repainted, new interior, top, chrome, rubber seals.

    2006-01-19 20:07:28 | pauls writes:

    Car was at BJ auction in '03
    www.barrettjackson.com/auctionresults/common/cardetail.asp

    Auction description:
    1956 JAGUAR XK 140 MC ROADSTER
    LOT #756 - RESERVE
    2003 BJCCA CCA
    SOLD FOR $84,240
    OPTIONS
    COLOR - BLACK
    TRANS - 4 SPEED
    CYLINDERS - 6
    ENGINE SIZE - 3.5
    VIN - S811598
    Professional restoration to a very collectable XK-140 MC Roadster. Vehicle taken apart,stripped to bare metal, repainted, new complete interior, rebuilt suspension, rebuilt engine, rubber seals, tires, chrome, and much more. Equipped with a 'C' head, dual exhaust, chrome wire wheels, runs and drives very well. An excellent example.

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