2019 JAGUAR XK150 DHC AUTO - £139,500
This is a highly original but fully restored Jaguar XK150. It came from California with only 3 previous owners but had been in dry container storage for 40 years. The chrome bumpers and lights had been removed but the bodywork and all mechanical parts were complete and mostly in excellent condition with very little or no corrosion. The car has now completed a 2 year full bare-metal restoration back to its original specification and colour scheme when new (only upgrades are seat belts, electronic ignition & alternator). In particular: - it is all numbers matching with the Jaguar Heritage Certificate & vehicle identity plate (i.e. all-original chassis, body, engine and gearbox) - the original when-new paintwork has been preserved underneath the new interior trimming and in the boot compartment - it has been restored to its when-new colours i.e. cream bodywork & wheels, dark blue interior, blue hood (with some of its original cream paintwork left in boot) - it has all-correct door gaps and correct door hinges - the engine has been rebuilt - the automatic gearbox has been rebuilt - the interior has been fully re-trimmed in top quality leather hide - new hood + hood cover - the original radiator has been rebuilt/recored - new stainless steel fuel tank and exhaust system - new Dunlop front & rear disc brakes - everything works as it should - even the clock! - it is one of the last XK150's built (dispatch date 30th March 1960) - the indicated 77730 mileage is believed genuine from new Also included: - Jaguar Heritage Certificate - complete original tool set (jack, grease gun, mallet, spanner set etc) - 9 of the original California State car tax records proving previous ownership - original California black and yellow car registration licence plate - original XK150 Owners Handbook and related documents - file of receipts and photographic record of the restoration - book about the principal previous owner of the car - American photographer - Charles Brittin was famous for his iconic photos of the West and South USA in the 1950's & 60's period - the book is called West and South and in response to renewed interest in his work was recently reprinted. This is a high quality restoration: - Engine rebuilt by XK engine specialist Classic & Modern Engine Services Ltd - Automatic Gearbox rebuilt by JT Automatics Ltd - Bodywork and paintwork finished to a high standard by classics specialist Winchfield Engineering Ltd - Interior retrim and new mohair hood/ cover by Jaguar Coventry classics specialist Aldridge Trimming Ltd - Chromework restored and rechromed by traditional chrome plating specialist Beckworth Sivabronz Ltd All bodywork and mechanical parts used are original restored Jaguar parts wherever possible or high quality replacement originals. This is now a stunning car.
- 77741 Miles
- RefCode: AETV24622663