1956 JAGUAR XK 140 ROADSTER - 181545 Sold* at Scottsdale 2015 - Lot #1298 1956 JAGUAR XK 140 ROADSTER https://cdn.barrett-jackson.com/staging/carlist/items/Fullsize/Cars/181545/181545_Front_3-4_Web.jpeg
Lot #1298   1956 JAGUAR XK 140 ROADSTER
Auction Scottsdale 2015
Reserve NO RESERVE
Status Sold
Price
Lot 1298
Year 1956
Make JAGUAR
Model XK 140
Style ROADSTER
*Includes Buyer Commission
Details
VIN G69728S
Exterior Color RED
Interior Color BLACK
Cylinders 6
Engine Size 3.4L
Transmission 4-SPEED MANUAL
Description
Lot #1298 - The XK140 succeeded the XK120 when Jaguar realized refinements were needed. They incorporated a number of improvements that made Jaguar sports cars the best in value and among the best performance sports cars available at the time. With rack & pinion steering, a larger cockpit and a stiffer chassis, the XK140 was one of the very best sports cars of the mid-1950s. Fresh from their victories at the 24 Hours of LeMans, Jaguar used its competition pedigree to sell the XK140. This highly desirable roadster is a professional older restoration by a highly regarded Canadian restorer. Equipped with wire wheels, dual exhaust and windscreen washers, this handsome open two-seat roadster is stunning with its glossy red exterior finish, bright chrome work and black leather upholstery.
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