“For 1955, Jaguar present a range of models incorporating not only added refinements, but mechanical advances directly derived from their many outstanding successes in international competitive events. All the wealth of experience gained on the race tracks of the world and in record-breaking speed and endurance tests is built into every Jaguar to provide for discriminating motorists the highest degree of efficient performance allied to comfort and safety” – Jaguar Cars Ltd.
This charming XK140 Fixed Head Coupe is believed to be a two-owner car from new, having resided in the ownership of one family for nearly 55 years. The heritage certificate confirms the car was delivered new to Lord Curzon on the 27th February 1956 through Henlys London, in right hand drive. SLU 815 was finished in special order Valentine’s Blue over biscuit interior and was fitted with a C-Type cylinder head and manual gearbox with overdrive.
Stored since the early 1990’s the car was recently discovered by Coys specialists – bringing it to the open market for the very first time. The car has been the subject of a recent light re-commissioning and is offered with a current UK MoT. The rasp of its engine is accentuated by a wonderful sports exhaust.
This charming XK140 would be eligible as an interesting entry for any number of vintage rallies or shows. One of the most beautiful and charismatic sports cars of its era, this XK140 will undoubtedly turn heads at any car gathering, and offers a unique opportunity to become the third owner of an original right hand drive XK140 in a unique colour combination.