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1956 XK 140 MC - Fixed Head Coupe. Rare Overdrive.

Sale price: $19,406.00 make an offer
Last update: 19.08.2013

Price trends for this listing: $10,100.00

Car location: Buckhead, Georgia, United States
Sale type: Fixed price listing

Technical specifications, photos and description:

Manufacturer: other makes
Model: Jaguar XK 140 FHC MC
Year: 1956
Type: coupe
Engine: 3.5
Fuel Type: Gasoline
Trim: 2DR
Vehicle Title: Clear
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1956 XK 140 MC - Fixed Head Coupe. Rare Overdrive. for sale

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  • 1956 XK 140 MC - Fixed Head Coupe. Rare Overdrive.






 The Fact Remains. The XK's Back In The Late 40's and Early 50's Were the Worlds Fastest Production Car. They Did Quite Well On The Race Circuit. Look Familiar ? Fast Forward To The 1960's.  We Can Only Assume Where Caroll Shelby Might Have Gotten The Idea For The Cobra GT Coupe.  :-)

For Your Consideration is a 1956 XK 140 MC FIXED HEAD COUPE. (FHC)

With Rare Factory-Installed Laycock de Normanville Overdrive Which Was Featured In Only Approximately 550 or Less of The Entire Production. Most Of Which Are No Longer In Existence.

Optional Numbers Matching High Performance C Type Head. Heavy Torsion Bars and Twin Exhaust.   210 BHP 3. 442 CC DOHC Inline Six Cylinder Engine. "C" Type Head Twin SU Carburetors. Four Speed Manual Gear Box With Laycock de Normanville Overdrive. Independent Front Suspension with Coil Springs. Double Wishbone. Rigid Rear Axle With Semi Elliptic Springs and Four Wheel Hydraulic Drum brakes.

Complete Numbers Matching Frame. Chassis. Motor and Drive Line Ready For Rotisserie Restoration.

Little History On the MC - Fixed Head Coupe.

During The Small 3 Year Production Run. Just Over 8800 Jaguar XK140s Were Produced. Of Those Imported To The United States. The Smallest Production Are Of The Fixed Head Coupe. The XK-140 MC Gave Standard Wire Wheels. Two Fog Lights. Overdrive and Twin Exhaust System To Replace The Standard Single Pipe. As With The XK120 and to Make This Car Even Rarer. A Further Option Was Added. The More Powerful 210 bhp Engine With The "C" Type Cylinder Head. Which Was Le Mans Tested and Proven.

This Rare Special Equipment 'MC' Package. The 'M' Includes a Crankshaft Damper. Wire Wheels. Dual Exhaust Pipes. And Twin Fog Lamps. This Particular XK140 MC Fixed Head Coupe Model is Capable Of Reaching 130 Mph Due To Its Rare Factory-Installed Laycock de Normanville Overdrive.

These Cars Are a Legend and In Their Day Wreaked Havoc On the Race Track.  

She's . Ready For The Glory Days Once Again.

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Item is sold as is. where is. No warranties. guarantees either written. expressed or implied.



No Titles Issued in Georgia Prior To 1960.  

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