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1955 Jaguar XK140 SE Drophead Coupe

DATE OF MANUFACTURE: 10TH AUGUST 1955  |  CURRENT COLOURS: BURGUNDY RED / TAN LEATHER

This Jaguar XK140 SE Drophead Coupe was supplied new by the Jaguar USA Distributor in Los Angeles, Charles Hornburg & supplied to it first owner Harry R Alsleben.

 

This stunning XK was always a rust free example well kept but restored recently by us to a very high standard with a host of upgrades including conversion form left hand drive to right hand drive to include electric power steering & chrome wire wheels with period tyres to make a lovely drivable vehicle for every day use even for the first time collector.

 

Original colours of Pearl Grey / Red interior trim were changed during the recent restoration to a most attractive & popular Burgundy Red / Tan leather interior complimented by beautiful Burr woodwork dash.

 

The car is UK duty paid & situated in the UK.

 

 

Upgrades during restoration:

- 5 Speed transmission conversion

- Modern electric power steering

- 70 AMP alternator conversion

- High torque gear reduction starter

- Electronic ignition system

- Thermostatically controlled electric fan

- Front disc brake conversion

- Dual brake system with modern servo

- Bilstein shock absorbers

- Rear crankshaft oil seal conversion

- Clutch conversion to hydraulic

- Electronic fuel pump

- Moto D Lita wooden steering wheel

 

Documents include:

- Jaguar Heritage Certificate

- Original reproduced hand Book

- Miscellaneous correspondence

 

This vehicle is available for viewing in the UK on an appointment basis & would suit a collector with whom this vehicle will represent a good acquisition opportunity.

 

 

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