1956 Jaguar XK140 FHC SE

1956 Jaguar XK140 FHC SE

Dark Green / Beige

Beautiful XK140SE Coupe Automatic in perfect condition. Many useful upgrades.

SOLD to France

1956 Jaguar XK140 SE Coupe Automatic in Dark Green with Beige interior Trim.

Matching numbers, on Dutch EU registration, comes with a Heritage Certificate.

This Jaguar XK140 SE was produced on the 27th of March 1956 and dispatched to its first owner, Emma Maxwell, USA on the 13th of April 1956 through Jaguar Hornburg, Los Angeles USA. The original factory colour combination of the car was Arbour Green with Suede Green interior trim.

Desirable SE Special Equipment version with 210 bhp, C-type cylinder head, twin exhaust system and chrome wire wheels. Records indicate that of some 2.798 total XK140 FHC’s built, a mere 396 included the Borg-Warner automatic option. A very rare combination of Special Equipment model and fitted from factory with an automatic transmission.

The car was imported into The Netherlands and in the year 2000 received its Dutch registration. Sold through a classic car dealer in 2012 to its current owner.

Extremely nice car, upgraded with a XJ6 floor shift automatic gearbox, power steering and battery master switch.

Currently on Dutch EU registration, matching numbers (apart from the upgraded automatic gearbox), comes with a Heritage Certificate and is ready to be enjoyed.


Jaguar XK140 SE 3.4 FHC original specifications

Engine: 6 Cylinder DOHC Aluminium head, twin cam
Capacity: 3442 cc
Power: 210 bhp @5750 rpm
Top speed: 130 mph (209 km/h)
Fuel: Twin 1.75″ H6 SU carburettors
Suspension: Independent torsion bar front suspension, semi-elliptic rear leaf springs
Brakes: All round hydraulic drum brakes
Length: 14’8″
Width: 5’45”
Weight (dry): 1448 kg
Years built: 1954-1957
Number built: FHC 2798 of which 1959 lhd and 839 rhd