Rare and desirable Special Equipment model with C-type cylinder heads
Numbers matching engine
Gorgeous color combination
One of only 396 XK140s built with factory automatic transmission
One of only a handful with automatic transmission known to still exist
Includes Jaguar Heritage Certificate and owners manual
Rare factory automatic transmission
Chrome wire wheels
Lucas fog lights
New whitewall tires
Simply one of the best examples that can be found on the market today
A collectors dream!
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. Beginning in 1956, Jaguar offered a fully automatic Borg-Warner 3-speed gearbox that made driving the XK140 in traffic a breeze. This incredibly rare option would only make it into less than 400 XK140s, ensuring their desirability still to this day. The XK140s most coveted option was the Special Equipment package. Referred to as the SE model in England or the MC model in the United States, this performance group offered the standard XK140 engine block with upgraded C-type cylinder heads for improved carburation, stronger suspension, and dual exhaust, resulting in an increase in horsepower from 190 to 210. Certainly a rare option, it can be estimated that only the most discerning customers would have purchased a XK140 with both the automatic gearbox and the Special Equipment performance group. Few would be built new and only a handful of XK140SE Automatics are known to exist today.
The 1956 Jaguar XK140 MC Fixed Head Coupe featured here is finished in stunning all black with a beautiful Biscuit leather interior. It was delivered new to Southern California and comes equipped with its incredibly rare drivetrain setup, chrome wire wheels, fog lamps, new whitewall tires and more. This extremely rare XK140MC has been beautifully restored, was recently serviced and is ready to drive and enjoy. Were proud to offer what we believe to be one of the rarest and most sought-after Jaguars on the market today. This would make a great addition to any prominent collection; we are proud to offer this investment-grade XK140 to the most demanding collector or enthusiast who desires the best. 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 at (314)291-7000 or email@example.com 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.
*Please note that this 1956 Jaguar XK140MC was first registered in 1957 and is titled as a 1957 model although it was built in 1956.*
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Body Style: Fixed Head Coupe
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