1952 Jaguar XK 150

S Roadster

Zusammenfassung

  • Baujahr 
    1952
  • Automobiltyp 
    Cabriolet / Roadster
  • Lenkung 
    Links
  • Zustand 
    Gebraucht
  • Markenfarbe außen 
    Silver
  • Innenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Markenfarbe innen 
    Black
  • Standort
  • Außenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Getriebe 
    Schaltgetriebe
  • Antrieb 
    Zweirad
  • Kraftstoff 
    Sonstige

Beschreibung

The final version of the XK appeared in May 1957. Easily identifiable by its higher scuttle and door line, and much wider grille, the XK150 had a larger and more luxurious cabin than its predecessors, but retained their mechanical layout; in 210bhp XK150 S form, it could attain a startling 0-60mph acceleration time of 8.5 seconds and a 125mph maximum, wisely counterbalanced by being the first Jaguar to be offered with all-round disc brakes.
The stunning matching numbers example you see here today was exported to the U.S. in 1959, and spent much of its life in the benevolent warm and dry climate of California. It later returned to Europe in the hands of a German collector, before being repatriated to the UK in the late 1980s by well known Porsche Le Mans driver Nick Faure. With one owner from 1988 until 2010, the car has been stored carefully and used sparingly, having only completed 1,000 or so miles in the last 17 years.
In the last year a bare metal repaint has been under