1955 JAGUAR XK140 FIXED HEAD COUPE

Supplied through Henlys of London in July 1955, the second owner is known to have been the ex-Jaguar Works driver Duncan Hamilton, his son Adrian confirming it was often used by his mother!

Since 1979 it has had only 3 owners, the current since 1998, supported by a raft of paperwork documenting its restoration and maintenance. The colour was changed to Silver from the original factory Birch Grey, the photographs on file showing original paint. The bodywork required surprisingly little attention for a UK supplied XK. Since then, there are invoices from specialists including CMC Ltd, many old MOTs and Tax Discs. It was also a feature car in The Automobile magazine.

Used regularly, this is a real driver’s XK. Sitting on Michelin Pilote tyres, the only modification from standard is a 5-speed gearbox. Other than that, it is a very standard car, sitting on steel wheels with spats. The red trim is in excellent order, and the body is straight and sound. There are a few areas on the paint that could either be left alone or attended to at a later date. Come and have a drive and see what a good XK140 feels like!

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Year: 1955
Make: Jaguar
Model: XK 140
Dealer: Pendine
Pendine
Vendor:Pendine
Contact:cars@pendine.co
Website:http://www.pendine.co
Pendine specialise in the sale of historic cars for road and track. Whilst focusing specifically on the immediate post-war period through to the 1970s, our experience ranges from Edwardian racers through to the supercars of the 1990s. The company is named after Pendine sands, the 7 mile stretch of beach on the south coast of Wales that was the setting for Britain claiming and retaining the land speed record in the 1920s. The record runs started with Malcom Campbell in 1924, Parry Thomas with ‘Babs’ in 1926 and finally Campbell again in the first Bluebird in 1927. In the spirit of those pioneer racers, our mission at Pendine is to become the leaders in our field, breathing fresh life into the historic car market as we go.
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