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1955 Jaguar XK140 MC Roadster.Body/Frame Off Restored, Stunning Colors,Rare Find

For sale: 1955 Jaguar XK XK140 MC Roadster

Technical specifications

Item location:
Cornelius, North Carolina, United States
XK140 MC Roadster
Engine size:
Number of cylinders:
Manual 4-speed with Electric Overdrive
Drive type:
Interior color:
Duo tone Biscuit/Red
Leather Seats, Convertible
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Email: marc@motorcartrader.com Phone: 980.216.8550 1955 Jaguar XK140 MC Roadster Please Read All

MotorCarTrader.com is very pleased to offer this fully restored 1955 Jaguar XK140 MC Roadster. This XK140 is the very desirable "MC" or Special Equipment model outfitted with a high compression cylinder head as used on the C-type racing cars, iving it the ability to produce 210 horsepower with a dual exhaust, crankshaft damper, ire wheels, og lamps, nd windshield washers. The XK140 was an improved from the previous XK120 with such upgrades as precise rack and pinion steering, mproved brakes and cooling, lus more cabin comfort and legroom. The date of production of this special car was January 26 of 1955 and the date of dispatch was March 5 of 1955. The original distributor was Max Hoffman in New York and the first owner was K. Bemant. We purchased this Jaguar XK140MC Open Two Seater (OTS) from the owner who had this car for over 20 years. As we understand, he car has 901 miles since it was previously body off restored. The car was completed in the gorgeous color combination of Red with Biscuit/Red leather (Duotone) interior. Prior to our purchase of this car, t was sitting for about a year, o we had to go through everything on this great car. This work is documented in the form of invoices and receipts, s well as some pictures of the engine work done. Furthermore, here are pictures from the prior restoration of the car. This XK140 runs and drives wonderful. During the restoration, his Jaguar was fitted was an original electric overdrive which engages nicely in 4th gear. The oil pressure is excellent as is the compression which is 1)-155 psi, )155, )150, )145, )150, )145. This car comes with the Heritage Certificate to confirm numbers match and also to confirm that was indeed an original XK140 SE with the C-type head.

Overall, his is a beautiful example of a rare Jaguar XK140MC Roadster. This car was completed to be an exceptional show/driver car and we would say an excellent #2 condition car. Some consider the XK140 Roadster to be the most beautiful of XK series. This is a wonderful investment car which should appreciate nicely and provide for miles of driving enjoyment.

Hagerty Value Guides has the 1955 Jaguar XK140 MC Roadster valued at:

  • Condition# 1: $189,000
  • Condition #2: $157,000
  • Condition#3: $107,000
  • Condition#4: $83,700
  • Note: The MC option is also referred to as SE. +$6,000 for M option. -10% for auto.

    This automobile is available for inspection in Cornelius, C and by appointment only. All cars sold “AS IS” with no warranty stated or implied with all faults and imperfections. No allowance will be given for any of the cars imperfections. Please read all terms as listed below, o you as a potential buyer understand the sale terms. International Buyers Welcome. If you have any questions please email us at:

    CLICK HERE TO EMAIL ME or at marc@motorcartrader.com or contact me at 980.216.8550 About MotorCarTrader.com,LLC: At MotorCarTrader.com, LC our sole focus is to buy and sell quality Classic Cars. We our cars offered for sale and they have great ownership history and/or have been restored well. What separates MotorCarTrader.com is that we have a passion for these Classic Sports Cars, ave nearly 20 years of experience buying and selling these great cars. We are not brokers and only buy cars that meet our high standards of quality, istory, trong mechanicals and excellent driving enjoyment. We also take a lot of time and money to make these cars right to drive and enjoy. We are always looking to purchase good cars with nice history. Thanks for looking at our great cars for sale and if you have any questions please let us know. ATTENTION: Notice to All Interested Parties: Terms of Sale


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