Selling a 1956 Jaguar XK140


1956 Jaguar XK140
1956 Jaguar XK140

The 1956 Jaguar XK140 release was an important year in the Jaguar XK140 series, as it was the first time this car was offered with an automatic transmission. The interior of the 1956 XK140 was also improved during this release, with more than three inches of legroom added to accommodate taller drivers. To accomplish this, Jaguar moved the engine, firewall, and dash forward. This arrangement seemed to overlook battery placement, however. Now located deeply inside the wing on the inlet side, the battery became almost impossible to replace. Buyers have seemed to overlook this little detail throughout the years in exchange for impeccable engineering, luxurious appointments, and unmatched power and grace. Many of today’s collectors are looking for quality restorations as well as projects they can take on themselves. If you are selling, be sure to list any restoration work that has been completed, or any accompanying parts and components.


1956 Jaguar XK140 Seller’s Guide

The 1956 Jaguar XK140 was available in three body styles: the Open Two-Seater Roadster, the Drop Head Coupe, and the Fixed Head Coupe. Buyers at the time were also presented with the opportunity to purchase wire wheels and dual exhausts, which were being used by the Jaguar racecars of the day. These additions, if selling, can add value to your Jaguar XK 140. A California classic car dealership with a reputation for fair and professional car deals, the team at is always looking to purchase classics that fit into their collection. Whether you have a 1956 FHC or have an unfinished restoration of a DHC, it would be their pleasure to discuss your Jaguar classic with you. Their team is known for having the best knowledge of the classic car market, and because of this, can offer you top dollar for your classic on the spot.



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