1957 Jaguar XK 140
Convertible Car for sale by Daniel Schmitt and Co. in Saint Louis, Missouri 63074
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Classic Car Overview
Spectacular restored condition
Just released from the Pebble Beach (and multiple other concours) winning collection of Robert M. Lee, where it had resided for the past 30 years
Incredibly rare and desirable MC/SE specification Jaguar XK140 Drophead Coupe
One of approximately 1,488 built
Numbers matching 3.4 litre engine with C-type cylinder head
Stunning color combination
Includes owner’s manual, jack and Jaguar Heritage Certificate
Chrome Wire Wheels
MC Equipment Dual Exhaust
Telescoping Steering Wheel
Right Hand and Left Hand Mirrors
Lucas Fog Lights
One of the best restored examples that can be found on the market today!
A dream for the Jaguar collector or enthusiast
Ideal for a vintage rally or tour
The incredible 1957 Jaguar XK140 MC Drophead Coupe featured here is finished in classic and desirable Cream with a gorgeous Dark Red leather interior. This magnificent motorcar has been beautifully restored with no expense spared. This numbers matching special equipment, high performance 140 MC has just been released from the famous Robert M. Lee collection, which is among one of the top collections in the world and many of the cars in his collection have garnered Best in Class awards from Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance. Accompanying this investment-grade XK140 MC is its owner’s manual, jack, Jaguar Heritage Certificate and more. We are proud to offer what we believe to be the very best Jaguar Xk140 MC on the market today to the most demanding investor, collector or enthusiast who appreciates the rarity of this highly desirable marque. Ready to make an investment you can actually enjoy? Classic cars have proven to be among the most resilient and rewarding investments in recent years with the Historic Automobile Group Index (HAGI) jumping 39% in 2013, 16% in 2014 and 17% in 2015 while posting gains of 467% over the last 10 years. Please contact one of our expert sales consultants at (314)291-7000 or email@example.com for more information. They will be happy to give you a complete walk-around, supply you with a more detailed description, and answer any questions you may have. Buy with confidence; this just might be one of the best finds on the market today. Trades welcome! Financing available.
History of the Jaguar XK140 SE/MC
The XK140 was introduced as a 1955 model in late 1954. Like its predecessor, the XK140 nomenclature referenced the vehicle's top speed of 140 miles per hour. Improvements over the XK120 were evident everywhere and included improved braking, suspension and steering. Customers appreciated the increase in interior space, while sporting drivers were quite fond of the retuned 3.4 litre XK engine, which was now good for 190 horsepower. The XK140’s most coveted option was the “Special Equipment” package. Referred to as the “SE” model in England or the “MC” model in the United States, this performance group offered the standard XK140 engine block with upgraded C-type cylinder heads for better flow, improved carburation, stronger suspension, and dual exhaust. These improvements raised the power output from 190 to 210 horsepower as drivers hailed that the XK140MC was one of the finest sports cars of its era.
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Classic Car ID101208159
Transmission4 Speed Manual
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