1956 Jaguar XK 140

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1956
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Country VAT 
    IT
  • Lot number 
    44
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    White
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd

Description

- Imported into Italy in 1989, with Modena licence plates, it has had 4 owners in Italy since then and is now part of current owner #39 collection. Number plates and documents of first registration in Italy, accompanied by ASI certification (Italian historical club), Jaguar Certificate of Origin and technical evaluation report.
- Ivory white in colour with red leather interior, the car is in excellent condition although restoration dates back several years. Impeccable in many respects. Interior with wood and leather in excellent condition, always looked after with the utmost care.
- Mechanics in perfect efficiency, a pleasure to drive engine delivers its full 190hp. Factory fitted with spoked wheels, and dual exhaust system, optional at time of purchase.
- The XK140 was built on the success of the previous XK120 and brought about several improvements such as improved brakes, rack and pinion steering, modern shock absorbers and a more spacious interior. These improvements meant that the car #39 stunning, classic styling made driving very satisfying and comparable to more modern cars, so it #39 not tiring and easy to drive. Produced in 8,884 units, it is a classic car with stable prices and that does not follow the fluctuations, sometimes negative, of the market.