Vehicle Description

Spectacular restored condition

Only 34,797 believed to be actual miles!

Rare and desirable 1956 Jaguar XK140 Fixed Head Coupe

One of only 1,965 built for the U.S.

Stunning, and highly sought after factory correct color combination

Exceptionally well sorted example

Includes took kit and Jaguar Heritage Certificate

Recently serviced

Performs like new

One of the best examples to be found on the market today!

Ideal for vintage rallies or tours

A dream for the collector or enthusiast

Options Include:
Leather seats
Front disc brakes
Nardi wood rimmed steering wheel
Driving lights
Whitewall tires
Dual exhaust

The XK140 was introduced as a 1955 model in late 1954. Like its predecessor, the XK120, the XK140 nomenclature was reference to the vehicle's top speed of 140 miles per hour. Improvements over the 120 were evident everywhere from 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. In all only 1,965 were assembled for export in Fixed Head Coupe specification; making the model highly sought after by collectors and enthusiasts looking to participate in a vintage rally or tour event.

The stunning 1956 Jaguar XK140 Fixed Head Coupe featured here is finished in the highly sought after, factory correct color combination of all Black over a Grey leather interior. According to the accompanying Jaguar Heritage Certificate this particular example was completed at the Coventry works on October 28th 1955 and was originally distributed through Jaguar Cars of New York. More recently the XK140 has been subjected to a meticulous restoration with incredible attention to detail. The XK DOHC inline-6 cylinder performs wonderfully, while upgraded front disc brakes have been fitted from a later model Jaguar. The XK140 is offered with a Nardi wood rimmed steering wheel, but it still accompanied by the original style Jaguar piece should the future caretaker decide to retain the stock specification. A recent service has been performed and this XK140 is not exceptionally well sorted and would be an ideal candidate for a vintage rally or tour. We are proud to offer this stunning 1956 Jaguar XK140 Fixed Head Coupe to the most particular collector, investor or enthusiast who appreciates the blend of style and performance that can only be found in these brilliant XK Jaguars. 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. Ready to make an investment you can actually enjoy? Please contact one of our expert sales consultants 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.

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Vehicle Details

  • Listing ID:CC-1350943
  • Price:$89,900
  • Location:Saint Louis, Missouri
  • Year:1956
  • Make:Jaguar
  • Model:XK140
  • Exterior Color:Black
  • Interior Color:Grey
  • Transmission:Manual
  • Engine Size:Inline 6
  • Odometer:34797
  • Stock Number:407366JS
  • Trim Level:Fixed Head Coupe
  • VIN:G59548
  • Title Status:Clear
  • Seat Material:Leather