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AutoHunter Spotlight: 1955 Jaguar XK140

Powered by numbers-matching a 3.4-liter DOHC inline-6 engine

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Up for auction on AutoHunter, the online auction platform driven by ClassicCars.com, is a 1955 Jaguar XK140

“This XK140 was built in the OTS (open two-seater) configuration and was reportedly originally delivered to a Jaguar distributor in New York,” AutoHunter notes in the listing. “The car was subjected to a frame-off restoration in 2008, repainted maroon, and has been garage-kept since then.”

1955 Jaguar convertible XK140, AutoHunter Spotlight: 1955 Jaguar XK140, ClassicCars.com Journal

The exterior is finished in maroon with a black canvas retractable top. It features a two-piece windshield, front and rear bumper overriders, and rear fender skirts.

This Jaguar has reupholstered black leather seats with matching door panels and carpeting.

1955 Jaguar convertible XK140, AutoHunter Spotlight: 1955 Jaguar XK140, ClassicCars.com Journal

Under the bonnet is a numbers-matching 3.4-liter DOHC inline-six engine with a stainless-steel exhaust system. The engine is paired with a numbers-matching 4-speed manual.

It rides on body-colored 16-inch wheels with polished hubcaps and black-sidewall tires. He suspension features telescopic shock absorbers and a rack and pinion set up.

1955 Jaguar convertible XK140, AutoHunter Spotlight: 1955 Jaguar XK140, ClassicCars.com Journal

The sale of this Jaguar includes a clear Illinois title in the dealer’s name, a replacement black retractable top with removable canvas and plastic side curtains.

This Jaguar’s auction ends on January 31, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. MST.

Visit the AutoHunter listing for more information and gallery of photos.

David P. Castro
David P. Castro
David P. Castro is one of our lead writers. The Santa Rosa, California native is an experienced automotive and motorsports writer with a passion for American muscle cars. He is a credentialed automotive, NASCAR, and IndyCar reporter that graduated from the University of Nevada-Reno. A devoted F1 and NASCAR fan, he currently resides in Phoenix, Arizona with his wife, son, Siberian Husky, Mini Cooper, and 1977 Chevrolet C10.

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