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Lot 143

1959 Jaguar XK150 Drophead Coupé

  • Chassis no. S838556B
  • Engine no. VA1329-8

Sold for kr. 448,000

This lot will be sold with the following documents: Bill of Sale

A ‘Special Equipment’ model with the rare automatic gearbox, this XK150 was restored some years ago by Danish specialist K. Torp Madsen, of Roskilde. This Special Equipment model includes wire wheels, fog lamps, twin exhaust and the up-rated 3.8-litre engine with B-type cylinder head. The car has acquired a nice patina, with dark blue paint set off by new red leather upholstery. The hood is beige and is in nice condition. The wheels show some rust and, unusually, carry B.F. Goodrich narrow whitewall tyres. A modern Blaupunkt Frankfurt radio has been installed under the dashboard. The interior is nice and clean, and overall, the car presents very nicely.

Denne XK150 er en ’Special Equipment’-model med en sjælden automatisk gearkasse og blev restaureret for nogle år siden af den dansk specialist K. Torp Madsen fra Roskilde. Denne ’Special Equipment’ har trådhjul, tågelygter, dobbelt udstødning og en 3.8 liter motor med et med B-type cylinderhoved . Bilen har fået en flot patina med mørkeblå lak, der står i kontrast til nyt rødt læderindtræk. Kalechen er beige og er i god stand. Hjulene har en smule rust og har som noget udsædvanligt smalle B.F. Goodrich hvidkantede dæk. En moderne Blaupunkt Frankfurt radio er blevet installeret under instrumentbrættet. Interiøret er fint og i orden, og gør at denne bil fremstår meget smuk.

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