1960 Jaguar XK 150

S Open Roadster

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1960
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Cream
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Interior type 
    Leather
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Coys Auction
Fine Motorcars & The Jaguar Legend
Blenheim Palace
Woodstock
Oxfordshire OX20 1PX
Saturday 18th July 2009
Registration Number: WSJ 399 Chassis Number: 30002820078DN
In 1957 Jaguar launched its final version of the successful and glamorous XK range, the XK150. The last of the XK range could be easily identified by its more bulbous appearance and a less pronounced wing line. Modern styling touches included a revised front grille; full width deeper bumpers appeared as well as a deeper one piece windscreen. Mechanical changes included optional disc brakes; the XK150 was the first to carry Dunlop disc brakes as standard following their lengthy development on Jaguar sports-racing cars which came complete with servo assistance. The brakes had always been criticised on earlier XK models. Engine power had now increased to 210bhp on the 3.4 litre "SE" XK150, the standard car had 190bhp.
As before, with earlier models, the drophead Coupe version of the XK150 sat at the to