c.1955 Jaguar XK140 Coupé

Lot Number: 617

c.1955 Jaguar XK140 Coupé

The Warwickshire Collection - This car has formed part of an extensive collection of British and European Classics and your inspection is encouraged.

There is a Sale Room Notice on this lot, please read this before placing a bid

  • NOT SOLD

LIVE AUCTION: This lot was auctioned on Saturday 26th August, 2023 at 11.00am BST at The Wing, Silverstone Circuit, NN12 8TN

  • Body Colour

    BODY COLOUR
    Birch Grey

  • Drive

    DRIVE
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  • Registration Number

    REG NUMBER
    NWO 500

SALE ROOM NOTICE

Please note the chassis number is 804083DN not 804083 as erroneously catalogued. As the vehicle has not been on the road since 1970 it does not appear on the DVLA or HPI databases.

SUMMARY

The Warwickshire Collection - This car has formed part of an extensive collection of British and European Classics and your inspection is encouraged.

DESCRIPTION

This is a rare find indeed, an original, unrestored XK140 Coupé finished in its original Birch Grey with a red leather interior. It's a true time-warp example believed to have last been on the road around 1970 and the last MOT within the history file states an expiry of 1971 which also adds to that theory. The odometer is showing 26,610 miles which may well be correct due to the time it's been off the road. It's supplied with a small history file and the original buff logbook showing two keepers. The rear wheel spats are in the back of the car as they are shown to be missing in the photos.

The car sits well and looks remarkably healthy but, for over 50-years this XK has formed part of at least two Collections and has received little or no use. The XK has recently had a minor service having been unused for some time. New fluids, plugs, points etc saw the XK roar into life, showing good oil pressure and running well. However, a more serious recommissioning would be advised prior to active use, tyres being of unknown age for example. Your inspection is welcomed to establish just how much work (or how little) will be required to return this lovely mid-1950s Jaguar to the road. The XK comes with its rear wheel spats, removed at time of photography - there is something so delightful about an XK on steels with spats.

It's a rare car and they are sought after, so it could be a worthwhile project and with that UK-registration number, a tour of the North Coast 500 would surely be on the cards.

 

 

 

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SPECIFICATION

Lot Number
617
Make
JAGUAR
Model
XK140
Registration Number
NWO 500
Chassis Number
804083
Engine Number
G3135-8
Transmission
Manual
Body Colour
Birch Grey

CONSIGNOR

Consignor

For further information regarding this lot please contact Rob.

CONTACT

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