Selling a 1959 Jaguar XK150 Drophead Coupe


1959 Jaguar XK150 Drophead Coupe
1959 Jaguar XK150 Drophead Coupe

Towards the end of the 1950s, rivals such as Mercedes-Benz and Austin-Healey were changing the luxury sports car market by offering the comfort and refinement that the American market demanded. Jaguar’s response to rivals was the XK150, the third and final variation on the original Jaguar XK120 that first launched in 1948. More than a decade had passed, and the new XK150 offered buyers what many considered to be the best refinements and advancements of the brand at the time. While the Roadster had always been the most popular, growing in popularity was the Jaguar XK150 Drophead Coupe, a true convertible. If you’re the owner of a 1959 Jaguar XK150 Drophead Coupe (or any model-year DHC), you know that this convertible top was far more advanced than the simple canvas cover you received with the Roadster. Padded and lined, the new convertible top gave drivers more protection from the elements and made longer drives, particularly at night, more comfortable for both driver and passenger.


1959 Jaguar XK150 Drophead Coupe Seller’s Guide

The sale of any classic car can be challenging if you’re not familiar with the channels for advertising the car and don’t have the resources and connections to get your car in front of the best audience. If you’re looking for 1959 Jaguar XK150 Drophead Coupe Seller’s Tips, you’ve come to the right place. Armed with years of experience in the classic car industry, the Alex Manos California classic car dealership has a worldwide reputation for fair and honest car deals and has consistently been one of the top resources in the classic car community. Not only do they have the connections to help you buy and sell classic cars across the country, in many cases, they will offer to purchase your classic for top-dollar. As with all classic cars, they recommend always doing your research prior to pricing your car, and to base that price primarily on rarity and condition – rather than emotion. Secondly, always be prepared with current photographs, documentation of maintenance, repairs and restoration, and a list of any components or options that are included in the sale of your XK150 DHC. When a buyer shows interest, having done these steps in advance will make for a smoother and more successful transaction.



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The Alex Manos team is always in the market for new classics of all makes, models and conditions to add to their unique inventory of American and European sports cars. If you have a 1959 Jaguar XK150 Drophead Coupe you think they’d be interested in – no matter what the condition – be sure to contact them today. They look forward to hearing from you and to helping you find a new home for your classic. Connect today!