DATE OF MANUFACTURE: 10TH AUGUST 1955 | CURRENT COLOURS: BURGUNDY RED / TAN LEATHER | SOLD
This Jaguar XK140 SE Drophead Coupe was supplied new by the Jaguar USA Distributor in Los Angeles, Charles Hornburg & supplied to it first owner Harry R Alsleben.
This stunning XK was always a rust free example well kept but restored recently by us to a very high standard with a host of upgrades including conversion form left hand drive to right hand drive to include electric power steering & chrome wire wheels with period tyres to make a lovely drivable vehicle for every day use even for the first time collector.
Original colours of Pearl Grey / Red interior trim were changed during the recent restoration to a most attractive & popular Burgundy Red / Tan leather interior complimented by beautiful Burr woodwork dash.
The car is UK duty paid & situated in the UK.
Upgrades during restoration:
- 5 Speed transmission conversion
- Modern electric power steering
- 70 AMP alternator conversion
- High torque gear reduction starter
- Electronic ignition system
- Thermostatically controlled electric fan
- Front disc brake conversion
- Dual brake system with modern servo
- Bilstein shock absorbers
- Rear crankshaft oil seal conversion
- Clutch conversion to hydraulic
- Electronic fuel pump
- Moto D Lita wooden steering wheel
- Jaguar Heritage Certificate
- Original reproduced hand Book
- Miscellaneous correspondence
This vehicle is available for viewing in the UK on an appointment basis & would suit a collector with whom this vehicle will represent a good acquisition opportunity.
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