1960 XK150 DHC, 5 speed, air conditioning, power steering. From Hyman Ltd.

1960 Jaguar XK 150

Make: Jaguar
Model: XK
SubModel: 150
Type: Drophead Coupe
Trim: 150 Drophead Coupe
Year: 1960
Mileage: 54,100
VIN: S838864DN
Color: Black
Transmission: Manual 5 speed
Drive type: RWD
Interior color: Red
Vehicle Title: Clear
Item location: Saint Louis, Missouri, United States

Description for Jaguar XK 1960

1960 Jaguar XK150 Drophead Coupe                                             We have one of the largest collections of quality collector cars in the United States. For over 25 years. we have specialized in finding the most unique vehicles in the world. See our page above to view our collection of over 100 of the world's best collector cars.             1960 Jaguar XK150 Drophead Coupe                                         The XK-series put Jaguar on the map as a legitimate sports car maker. one that was capable of producing cars that could match the performance and desirability of machines often costing 3 times as much. The evolution of the XK120. XK140 and XK150 saw subtle improvements to braking. handling. and comfort with each subsequent generation. While the XK140 was largely an evolutionary model. the most drastic changes came with the introduction of the XK150 for 1957. The deep. sweeping curves of the XK120 were gone. replaced with a taller and wider body that allowed for more cockpit room. and a one-piece curved windscreen that was in keeping with modern standards. The slab-sided styling of the XK150 was somewhat less sexy than the 120/140. but it still bore a family resemblance and maintained a certain charm of its own. Mechanically. the XK150 was similar to the 140 it replaced but added 4-wheel disc brakes and other refinements for improved comfort and drivability. The 3. 4 liter XK150 was slower than its predecessor thanks to the heavier body and interior. Jaguar soon rectified the performance deficit in 1958 when they introduced the 3. 8L engine. giving the XK150 a welcome boost in power. to 250hp in standard trim or 265hp in “S” trim. Suddenly the XK150 found itself fighting for supremacy with the best sports cars on the market. Very few 3. 8L drophead coupes were built making this among the most desirable models of the range. This spectacular XK150 began as a very solid original example that was in need of restoration. In the process. it was substantially but tastefully modified with the goal of creating one of the best driving XK150s in existence. In addition to a show quality finish with exceptional gaps and bodywork. this XK150 has been further enhanced to make it reliable. fast and easy to handle. Clever engineering has been used throughout this XK150 to make maintain a period correct look. but greatly improve performance. Most notably. the Bill Terry-built. matching numbers 3. 8L engine now features a custom fuel injection system. This bespoke system uses Bosch injectors hidden in the original intake manifold. and utilizing the butterfly throttles of the S. U. carburetors for air. making the system nearly invisible to the casual onlooker. Fuel management is handled by a Simple Digital Systems ECU. The original 4-speed overdrive Moss gearbox has been replaced with a modern 5-speed and uprated clutch. though the original numbers matching box is included. Air conditioning is seamlessly integrated into the custom dash. and the condenser is mounted discreetly in the rear of the car. a hot rod trick that keeps the radiator clear and the engine bay tidy. Under hood heat is managed by a custom designed system that extracts hot air through hidden pumps and dumps it out through vents in the front fenders. Other significant upgrades include; variable electric power steering. an alloy radiator. and a modern alternator. Inside. you find more tasteful and exquisitely crafted upgrades. Series 1 E-Type coupe seats have been modified to better fit the XK150 and bolstered with high-density gel inserts. They are upholstered in gorgeous burgundy leather. The burl walnut dash adapted from an XK140 adds an element of warmth to the cabin and a fantastic wood-rimmed Moto-Lita wheel awaits your commands. While the modifications and improvements take this car out of the concours realm. all work has been done a concours-level of quality. This XK150 is beautiful enough to show but ultimately this is a car built for fast. reliable and comfortable touring.                 Please call 877-550-9627 for further details!                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Auction Terms                 Bid with confidence! If you are the winning bidder. and you come to our facility to inspect it. and don’t like it. we will refund your money…no questions asked! Our reserve price has been set fairly. If the reserve is not met. the high bid will be considered. and the highest bidder will be contacted through an eBay personal offer. Please feel free to call us with any questions before bidding. we are available by phone Monday – Friday 9am -5pm. and Saturday 9:30am- 3:30pm @ 877-554-9627 Hyman Ltd. reserves the right to notify bidders and cancel this auction at any time. If you do not intend to purchase the vehicle described above. please do not bid. We cannot accept any bid retractions in the last 24 hours of the auction. All vehicles are available for personal inspection. We invite you to come visit our 100 car showroom. located just a few miles from the St. Louis International Airport. If you are the winning bidder. and wish to view the car personally. you or your agent have five days in which to complete your inspection. Remember. if for any reason you don’t like the car. we will refund your deposit. no questions asked. within this five day period. It is important to bear in mind that a vehicle is “NEW” only once and that all pre-owned vehicles. regardless of age. mileage. or level of restoration. are subject to cosmetic wear and mechanical failure. These understandings are essential to the realistic expectations of collector car ownership. It is for this reason that we encourage a personal inspection prior to delivery to help ensure your satisfaction. Please note that any mileage listed in the auction are what is showing on the odometer. and unless otherwise specified are not guaranteed to be actual miles. All vehicles are sold as-is. where-is. with no warranties expressed or implied. All sales are final.                                  Payment Terms                 A 20% deposit must be received within 48 hours of auction end. Deposit is fully refundable if purchaser inspects the vehicle within the 5 day inspection period. and for any reason does not like the car. Final payment must be received within five business days of close of auction. unless other arrangements are made. Payment can be made by cashier’s check or by bank wire transfer.                                  Shipping Terms                 Purchaser to pay for $300. 00 documentation fees and all transportation costs. We are happy to assist you in finding shipping. and will contact the shipper on your behalf. Prices and quality of service vary greatly. and we will work hard to get you a reasonable price with a reputable company. We are happy to accommodate our overseas buyers! We have exported cars worldwide for over 20 years. Overseas shipments can be containerized for safe sea passage. We take care of all the details and paperwork. All you have to do is collect the car at the port of your choice. Shipping can take 14 days or more due to scheduling.