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S838766DN

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Record Creation: Entered on 13 January 2019.

 

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2018-12-16 11:56:54 | pauls writes:

Car to be at auction 1/19

www.goodingco.com/vehicle/1961-jaguar-xk150-3-8-litre-drophead-coupe/

Auction description:

Scottsdale 2019

1961 Jaguar XK150 3.8-Litre Drophead Coupe

Chassis: S838766

Engine: VA 1662-8

Extraordinarily Well-Preserved, Desirable 3.8-Litre Drophead Coupe

Displayed in the Preservation Class at the 2010 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance┬«

One Owner Until 2008

Showing Less than 40,600 Miles at Time of Cataloguing

Accompanied by Window Sticker, Books, Tools, and Original Gearbox

The stunningly well-preserved XK150 Drophead Coupe offered here has known only two owners since new. The Jaguar was purchased new from Imported Cars of Indianapolis on June 28, 1961, as a gift to Thomas J. Patterson for graduating from Purdue University. The window sticker lists dealer-installed options that included chrome wire wheels, whitewall tires, and an AM radio.

Only 79 XK150 convertibles were produced in this final year of production, and fewer still utilized the more powerful 3.8-litre engine seen here. This car received careful attention and maintenance throughout the original owner’s 47-year tenure. An affidavit from the original owner included in the file testifies to the XK150’s low mileage, and also included are the window sticker, sales documents, owner’s manual, maintenance vouchers, factory shop manual, and tool roll.

This XK150’s care continued with its current owner, who was given the extraordinary honor of displaying the car at the 2010 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance┬« in the Preservation Class, an invitation rarely given to a production Jaguar. Original except for a carpet replacement and fitment of a five-speed synchromesh gearbox (the original four-speed gearbox accompanies the sale), this evocative XK150 exemplifies fastidious stewardship.

When famed Jaguar test driver Norman Dewis viewed this car in 2009, he reportedly proclaimed, “I’ve always told people that if they took care of the car, it would look good 50 years later.” Time has proven him right, and now, this XK150 is ready for its next caretaker.

2018-12-17 08:00:34 | MBarnett writes:

Car was built March 1960, and is classed as a 1960 car ,not a 1961.

No 150's were built in 1961.

2018-12-19 07:55:02 | pauls writes:

True, none built, however many XK cars built after and even during August were commonly titled as the next year's car. Consider S847093DN dispatched mid Dec. not likely to have arrived and sold until '61.

2019-01-23 08:27:29 | pauls writes:

Sold for $212,800

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