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Jaguar XK 150 FHC 3.8 Man O/D (1960) £59,950
- Location: Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
White.Finished in Old English White with Contrasting Burgundy Hide, First registered on 26th January 1960, this particular example was acquired by its previous keeper, Lawrence Dyas Esq of St Helens, in the mid 1980s. A retired motor engineer, Mr Dyas is reputed to have spent some 2,600 hours restoring the Jaguar to concours condition. Judged `Overall Car of the Day' at the Jaguar Enthusiasts' Club's Harewood House meeting on July 9th 1989 and still winning awards when it finished 3rd in the XK150 class at the Grimsthorpe Castle-hosted XK International Day on June 4th 1995, `8300 WJ' has graced the pages of Jaguar Enthusiast and Jaguar Driver magazines not to mention various newspapers. While a photograph on file shows the fixed-head coupe receiving a 3rd-in-class trophy at the 1989 Benson &Hedges Syon Park Concours. Entrusted to Rolls-Royce &Bentley specialists M.B. Jarvie shortly after entering the previous ownership in May 1997, the 2+2 was treated to a replacement overdrive unit and thorough waxoyl treatment. Benefiting from a very detailed history File. The car is showing 5 owners on the current V5 and has been in two private collections since 1997 having carried little miles since then. The condition is still outstanding and has been maintained to a very high standard. The car is a credit to its current owner and to the enthusiast who rebuilt the car to this standard. The vehicle has a lovely photographic history showing the car through several stages of the restoration. All original owners hand books including copies of the original V5's including the Green Log book. Jaguar saved the best till last when they bought out the SE spec XK150 in 1960 with just 656 right hand drive cars produced all featuring; ''B'' type cylinder head, wire wheels, front fog lights and a twin exhaust.
Classic & Sports Car essentials
- Engine size (Litres): 3.8
- Mileage: 20,154
- Year: 1960
- Doors: 2
- Body type: Coupe
- Transmission type: Manual
- Fuel type: Petrol
- Colour: White
- First registered: 1960