Selling a 1959 Jaguar XK150 Roadster


1959 Jaguar XK150 Roadster
1959 Jaguar XK150 Roadster

During the planning stages for the XK150, the third and final variation in the Jaguar XK lineup, the engineers at Jaguar wanted to respond to rivals like the Mercedes-Benz 300SL, which offered the refinement and comfort that the American market was demanding at the time. Launched in 1958, the 1959 Jaguar XK150 Roadster (and other model years) would present a redesigned body that modernized the iconic styling and curvature that the XK had become known for. Inside the cabin, a leather wrapped dash replaced the walnut-veneered one and more cockpit space was achieved by moving the bulkhead nearly four inches. Losing some of its contours and gaining a wider grille, longer and wider hood, and a one-piece windshield, the new XK150 was a sight to be seen. Perhaps the most significant change was the addition of Dunlop disc brakes, which had been used in Jaguar’s racing cars of the day. Advancements such as these gave Jaguar a reputation for taking what it learned on the racetrack and applying it to their street legal cars; a reputation that would be beneficial in years to come.


1959 Jaguar XK150 Roadster Seller’s Guide

Today, collectors believe that the XK150 was the most thoroughly developed of the Jaguar XK models. If you’re looking to sell a 1959 Jaguar XK150 Roadster – or perhaps a Drop Head Coupe or Fixed Head Coupe model – there is a wide market of Jaguar enthusiasts, British sports car aficionados and collectors who want to have this piece of history in their garage. Whether you’re selling a pristine restoration that you’ve worked years to complete, a vintage barn find that you recently inherited, or an XK150 that has been passed down from generation to generation in your family, the Alex Manos team understands the importance these cars have had to their owners and are happy to provide you with the Seller’s Tips you need to have a smooth and successful transaction. Whether you’re having trouble coming up with an asking price, need help evaluating the condition, or simply want to find out if the Alex Manos team would like to buy your Jaguar for their collection, connect with their team today! Based in Los Angeles, their team has a solid reputation for fair and honest car deals and looks forward to learning more about your 1959 XK150 Roadster.



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