Jaguar XK 150 SE Drophead Coupe 3.4 Manual 1958, 51,000 Miles 5 Previous Owners
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Last update: 12.04.2014
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Jaguar XK 150 SE Drophead Coupe 3.4 Manual 1958, 51,000 Miles 5 Previous Owners for sale
1958 Jaguar XK 150 SE Drophead Coupe 3. 4 Manual. Only 51. 00 miles and 5 Previous Owners.
Imperial Maroon with Red Leather 2+2 Interior. KBV 440.
This Special Equipment model was registered KBV 440 on 17th April 1958. span > so a very early XK 150. believed to be 7th out of 622 RHD examples manufactured. it still has it's original chequered aluminium dashboard panel which is only found on the very early models .
Purchased in April 2010 . it has travelled around 1. 00 miles in it's present ownership and has benefitted from a new radiator. brake overhaul and has had a recent service and new points as well as some recent paintwork.
Road Tax until 01/11/2014 (Tax Exempt) and it is also M. O. T. Exempt. last M. O. T. was 22/03/2013 with no advisories. around 500 miles ago.
Originally supplied to Parkers of Manchester and Bolton it was sold to Cecil Silver of London on 6th May 1958 who appears to have kept it until the 1980's having covered around 37. 00 miles. the subsequent few owners have only covered around 14. 00 miles in around 30 years.
A huge history file will be supplied as well as it's original buff logbook and Jaguar service voucher as well as a Jaguar / Daimler heritage trust certificate.
Previous to it's present ownership it has benefitted from a set of tyres and a clutch and a modern stereo is hidden behind a period false front. It also features a Jaguar leaping mascot and passenger Lambswool overrug.
A very rare unrestored XK 150 SE DHC in very good original patinated condition. it still retains it's original 3. 42 cc straight six engine which starts on the button and sounds lovely and runs on it's original knock off chrome wire wheels. It also still has it's original tools under the boot floor and is ready to be used and enjoyed this summer. The 150 is the final incarnation of the XK range and is the most useable being more refined with more interior space and disc brakes all round. the SE also had an additional 30 bhp.
Can be viewed on a ramp in the owners heated motor house and is kept alongside his large motor car collection. it can be viewed by prior appointment in Lincolnshire.
Classic Car Magazine published an article on XK 150's in January 2014 with Russ Smith stating the following:
I've focused on the drophead coupe in particular as over time it has replaced the roadster as top dog out of the thee models – the fixed head remaining resolutely third. And that reflects a change in buyer. These cars are popular for tours. and however much sportier the roadster looks. the drophead provides a more civilised place to spend a long journey while still offering the fresh air option when it suits. Despite recent rises. XK150's still look good value. at least next to early E-types. and particularly. Merc 190 SLs. which are a lot slower.
Price £87. 00
Browns RR&B Motor Car Company specialise in sales and sourcing of Rolls – Royce and Bentley motor cars and are privileged to offer this fine Jaguar for sale on behalf of it's owner. for further information please telephone Julian on 07767 882212 or send a message via this listing.
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