1953 jaguar roadster




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  • Results 1 - 6 of 6 Jaguar XK Roadster This very desirable project Jaguar XK Roadster with matching numbers comes mostly in red and bare.

    At Classic Driver, we offer a worldwide selection of Jaguar XK s for sale. Jaguar XK - SE Roadster Jaguar XK - XK Roadster.

    There are 5 Jaguar XKs for sale today on MEDIASERVANT.INFO Jaguar XK Roadster This very desirable project Jaguar XK Roadster.

    1953 jaguar roadster

    1953 jaguar roadster

    Originally conceived as a low-volume car rather than a serious production vehicle, it was destined to become a formidable competitor and one of the most celebrated sports cars of all time. The motor debuted in a slightly changed Mark V of pre-war design, which helped generate cash flow while the new design for a new automobile was being finalized. On 30 May , on the empty Ostend-Jabbeke motorway in Belgium, a prototype XK timed by the officials of the Royal Automobile Club of Belgium achieved an average of runs in opposing directions of Please click here or call

    1953 jaguar roadster

    1953 jaguar roadster

    1953 jaguar roadster

    1953 jaguar roadster

    1953 jaguar roadster

    Jaguar XK for sale | Classic Driver

    When peace returned, the designs were built and tested. After testing more than a half dozen configurations, the modern XK powerplant evolved.

    Features on this powerplant included chain-driven twin overhead camshafts and a hefty crankshaft that carried seven oversize main bearings.

    1953 jaguar roadster

    The six-cylinder engine boasted an aluminum head and pistons, along with steel connecting rods, and output of this first motor was a healthy horsepower at 5, rpm. The motor debuted in a slightly changed Mark V of pre-war design, which helped generate cash flow while the new design for a new automobile was being finalized. The XK was originally nothing more than a holding place for the new engine. Just examples were to have been built, as the aluminum-bodied roadster was conceived as a low-volume sports car rather than a serious production vehicle.

    However, when the XK made its debut at the Earls Court Motor Show in , it created nothing short of a sensation in the automotive world. A total of 12, XK roadsters, coupes, and drophead coupes were produced from to , including 7, steel-bodied roadsters. This car was trend-setting more than 60 years ago, and it remains a milestone vehicle today. This lovely XK is finished in Carmine Red with a contrasting biscuit Connolly leather interior, proper Wilton wool carpeting, and a faun cabriolet roof, and it is being offered after many years in a private collection.

    1953 jaguar roadster

    It comes equipped with side curtains and is fitted with the correct spoke chrome wire wheels on period wide whitewall tires, fog lamps, and unique tri-bar headlamps. The instrumentation is original to the car, and all the gauges are rebuilt and in working order. The owner proudly notes that the engine compartment, boot, and underside including the hidden leather gaiters enclosing the rear springs have been cosmetically restored to show standards.

    There has been a recent service to the brakes new master cylinder, wheel cylinders, brake shoes, and hoses , all the cooling hoses have been replaced, the original SU carburetors were rebuilt, and all of the fluid systems were cleaned, pressure-checked, and road-tested. The owner states that this Jaguar offers an outstanding driving experience and is ready to either show or tour. User Contact Media Media Info.

    Former JCNA Best in Class award winner Includes jack, weather equipment, and tool roll Recent service to brakes, cooling hoses, and fluids and a carburetor rebuild. Enter Media information Media Type.

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