The ultimate expression of Jaguar’s fabulous ‘XK’ series of sports cars arrived in 1957. The XK150 was a progressive development of the XK120 and XK140, retaining the same basic chassis, 3.4-liter engine and four-speed Moss transmission of its predecessors. It benefited from a new, wider body that provided increased interior space and improved visibility, courtesy of a single-piece wrap-around windscreen that replaced the XK140’s divided screen.Cleverly, the new body used many XK120/140 pressings, the increased width being achieved by means of a 4”-wide central fillet. A higher front wing line and broader radiator grille were other obvious differences, but the new model’s main talking point was its Dunlop disc brakes. Fade following repeated stops from high speed had been noted on the earlier, drum-braked cars, but now the XK had stopping power to match its prodigious straight-line speed. Jaguar was justifiably proud, as it became the first manufacturer to offer four-wheel disc brakes on a series-production car. The XK150 was available at first only in fixed and drop-head coupé forms; the open roadster version didn’t appear until the following year. At 190bhp, the engine’s maximum power output was identical to that of the XK140, so performance was little changed. ‘Special Equipment’ and ‘S’ versions came with 210 and 250bhp respectively, the latter delivering an astonishing 0-60mph time of 7.3 seconds and a top speed of 136mph.This was achieved by the introduction of the Weslake-developed ‘straight-port’ cylinder head, high-compression pistons, triple 2” SU carburetors and twin electric fuel pumps. The car regularly recorded in excess of 130mph in magazine road tests. ‘The Jaguar XK150 is undeniably one of the world’s fastest and safest cars. It is quiet and exceptionally refined mechanically, docile and comfortable… we do not know of any more outstanding example of value for money,’ declared The Autocar.The car on offer here started off as a ropey Jaguar XK150S FHC and was sent to Bristol Classic and Sports Cars in Clevedon, North Somerset UK as the base for a complete ground up rebuild into a Drop Head Coupe with numerous enhancements providing unparalleled reliability, performance and usability. Some of the upgrades and modifications include stainless steel exhausts, 3X HD8 SU carbs, unleaded fuel conversion, Spax adjustable gas shock absorbers, powder coated chassis and suspension components, polyurethane sports suspension bushes, upgraded brakes but with original vacuum system, upgraded cooling system with Aluminium high performance radiator and Kenlow fan, 5 Speed gearbox, wider Multi spoke wheels and tyres, wood rim steering, power steering and air conditioner. The vehicle is also supplied with matching handmade fully leather luggage set (two duffle and two boot), a Jaguar Heritage Certificate and photo album of the complete restoration. The car has won all of the concourse events that it has entered and has featured in the local Jaguar magazine as well the UK XK magazine. It is without doubt the finest XK in South Africa and amongst the best in the World. With Eagle enhanced Jaguars now selling for around £500K, this virtually brand new XK is ready to be enjoyed on a Sunday or perhaps as an everyday drive at a fraction of the cost.
Very nice and perfectly restored Jaguar XK 150 Special Equipment Roadster with a 6 cil 3.4 ltr engine. With perfect paint, a perfect engine and a perfect chassis. It also has an SS exhaust, new wire wheels and a new interior. A perfectly running/driving car. Drive it home. Price on request
1960 Jaguar XK150 SE 3.4 Litre Drophead Coupe
Finished in British Racing Green with green hide interior. Wonderfully original and patinated having been in the ownership of a dedicated Jaguar enthusiast for the last 40 years. Please call for further details.
Jaguar XK150S 3.8 Fixed head coupe late car. Genuine RHD car, a real time warp!!
Chassis number: T 825224 DN.
Indigo Blue with Grey Leather.
Very original low mileage car. Matching numbers, Has not been restored, but has had paintwork in the past.
Original chassis in amazing condition, not .....
Jaguar XK150SE DHC 3.4 manual car. Rare factory fitted Laycock de Normanville overdrive. Only around 250 of these cars had this rare and desirable option. The car has been restored in the past having originally been White with red interior. This car is available for sale in this condition or can be .....
1959 Jaguar XK150S Roadster: 1 of approximately 888 examples produced
This 1959 Jaguar XK150S 3.4 Roadster is a excellent original matching numbers car that's been under the same ownership for the last 41 years. Finished in an exceptional color combination of white with red interior and black soft-top, .....
1959 JAGUAR XK150 SPECIAL BODY hand-built classic sports/racing roadster.
This absolutely stunning piece of automotive art has been lovingly built from scratch by renowned aluminium fabricator Max Szewczyk over a four year period & around 3,500 .....
Jaguar XK 150 3.4 Litre OTS, year 1958. Colour Maroon red with a light beige (Magnolia) leather interior and light beige carpet to match. Black mohair soft-top. This magnificent Jaguar XK 150 Open Two Seater (OTS), also named roadster, was extensively and body-off restored in the past. Of course, the .....