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1955 Jaguar XK 140 SE DHC

2,500mls | Navy Blue over Navy Blue

Introducing the magnificent Jaguar XK140 Drophead Coupe (DHC), a truly extraordinary automobile that stands apart from the rest. This particular car boasts a rare factory color scheme of Mediterranean Blue, beautifully complemented by Dark Blue hide and carpets, as well as a Dark Blue convertible hood. Its aesthetic allure is undeniable, showcasing the iconic lines of the earlier Jaguar XK models while providing the practicality of weather equipment, improved rack and pinion steering, and enhanced space for both driver and passenger.

Considered by many as the pinnacle of the Jaguar XK series, this exceptional example of the XK140 DHC combines the pleasures of open-top motoring with the benefits of modern enhancements. Starting with an original one-owner car with matching numbers, it has been meticulously restored to full JD Sport Specification, representing the evolution of the XK range. This masterpiece exudes timeless beauty while delivering breathtaking performance and handling.

Noteworthy upgrades have been incorporated into this masterpiece, including the JD Sport Touring specification engine. This engine features the car's original 'C' Type cylinder head, providing optimal performance. The car also boasts a JD Sport 5-speed gearbox, a limited-slip differential, a handmade stainless steel manifold and exhaust system, and 2-inch sandcast SU carburetors. In addition, it showcases an uprated JD Sport alternator, JD Sport front and rear disc brakes, JD Sport power steering and suspension handling package, JD Sport high-efficiency alloy radiator (original supplied) equipped with an electric cooling fan, inertia reel seat belts, a Moto-Lita steering wheel, and a fire extinguisher.

After a meticulous chassis-off restoration and final assembly by JD Classics, this vehicle has been impeccably maintained and has only accumulated limited miles. Consequently, it remains in fantastic condition, presenting a unique opportunity to acquire a highly sought-after classic Jaguar that offers modern high-performance sports handling.

To obtain further details about this exceptional car or to arrange a viewing, please feel free to contact us. Prepare to be captivated by the sheer excellence and beauty of this impeccable automotive masterpiece.

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