1956 Jaguar XK140 MC Coupe, Numbers Match, Long-term ownership, ready to enjoy

Price: US $75,000.00 Item location: Bedford Hills, New York, United States
  • Condition: Used
  • Make: Jaguar
  • Model: XK
  • SubModel: 140 MC Coupe
  • Type: Coupe
  • Trim: MC Coupe
  • Year: 1956
  • Mileage: 61,000
  • VIN: S815222
  • Color: Silver
  • Engine size: 3.4L DOHC Inline 6 210hp
  • Number of cylinders: 6
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Transmission: Manual
  • Drive type: RWD
  • Interior color: Red
  • Vehicle Title: Clear
  • Want to buy? Contact seller!

1956 Jaguar XK 140 MC Coupe

Jaguar XK140 MC Coupe
odometer: 61,000 engine: 3.4L DOHC I6, 210hp transmission: Manual color: Silver interior: Red
1956 Jaguar XK140 MC Coupe
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The Jaguar XK-series of cars was an absolute revolution in motoring. With otherworldly performance which still thrills today, technical development decades ahead of it's time, achingly good looks, and a reasonable price point, the XKs remain one of the all-time great motorcars; always desirable, classicly beautiful, significant, special, and fast. The XK140 was a development of the earth-shattering XK120; it incorporated a number of mechanical and cosmetic changes which further refined and increased the performance of the already spectacular XK120. The MC option represented the pinnacle of performance at the time; incorporating the C-type cylinder head, twin exhausts, and heavier torsion bars, which raised performance to 210hp, and further improved the handling of the vehicle. The XK140MC remains one of the must-haves in the collector car market, is eligible and highly sought after for any number of vintage rallies and shows, yet remains accessible and easy to use. :

The car shown here for sale is a highly desirable, numbers-matching, original MC-specification XK140 MC Coupe. This car has been the recipient of a recent mechanical recommisioning, having had it's cylinder head and carburetors recently rebuilt, fuel tank restored, it's Petronix ignition system replaced, brake lines replaced, and brake master cylinder re-sleeved. This XK140MC is ready to be driven and enjoyed. It is believed to have had only four owners from new, and is coming out of a 45-year long ownership by a single family, having been passed from father to son. The car remains in driver-quality cosmetic condition, having received a repaint to silver from it's original black approximately two decades ago. The interior remains in it's original shade of red, though the seats were reupholstered in red vinyl at some point in time, likely when the modern sound system was added as well. The car features a sharp looking Moto-lita steering wheel and driving lights, and an attractive set of chrome wire wheels. This is a mechanically sorted, driver quality example of the highest spec-XK140, and is ready to be enjoyed as the icon it is.

Numbers-matching example
Original, rare and desirable MC-specification example
Long-term single-family ownership, spanning 45 years
Believed to be a four-owner car
Recent Mechanical Recommissioning, ready to be enjoyed
Eligible for the majority of vintage rally events, in the most weather-friendly XK body style.

Interested parties are encouraged to call (914) 242-0404 for more information on this elegant, high-spec, drivable XK140 MC Coupe.

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Condition Report

Recent Mechanical Recommissioning, including cylinder head and carburetor rebuild
Driver quality cosmetics, presentable with some cosmetic imperfections present.
Ready to be enjoyed

Motor Excellent windows Functional (all)
transmission Excellent wipers Functional (all)
Suspension Excellent instruments Functional (all)
brakes Good radio Operational
Body Average SEATS Good
PAINT Average CARPETS Average
GLASS Good/Average dash Average
Terms of Sale

The Deposit:
Please be ready to place a deposit within 48 hours of auction's close. All transactions must be completed within 7 days of the end of auction. If the car is not as represented upon your personal inspection at our dealership location, you will be under no obligation to purchase.

Tax, Title and License:
Local residents are responsible for applicable sales tax in your county as well as title and licensing fees. If you live outside of our state, you are responsible for applicable tax, title and licensing fees in your area.

Note: If the deposit is not received within forty-eight hours (2 business days) or if the sale is not complete within 7 days of the close of the auction, we reserve the right to sell to the next highest bidder or to another qualified buyer.

Legally Binding Contract:
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Acceptable forms of payment
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International bidders are welcome. I will help in any way I can with coordinating shipping within the U.S. or overseas.

Seller reserves the right to end this listing at anytime should the vehicle no longer be available for sale. Professional pre-purchase inspections are welcome but must be made before the auction ends. We have described the above mentioned vehicle to the best of our ability. However, with all pre-owned automobiles, the condition is subjective, so we recommend that the potential buyer fly out to inspect as well as test drive any of the vehicles before finalizing purchase. If your personal inspection is not possible, we will be glad to help facilitate an inspection by your chosen local independent service center and will make arrangements to deliver the vehicle to them for this purpose.

All vehicles are sold in "AS IS" condition. However, extended warranty options are available on most vehicles. Please be advised that no oral statements concerning any vehicle constitute a representation or warranty of the condition of said vehicle. Our goal is to provide you with the best service and the most comfortable buying experience on eBay. We do not accept escrow, and all inspections must be done prior to delivery. ATTENTION INTERNATIONAL BUYERS: Please be aware that you will be responsible for the Federal Reserve fee(s) charged for all incoming wires).

Pertaining to non eBay winners: anyone with a deposit but the sale is pending financing, 3rd party inspection or any other contingency, the said vehicle will not be held and is subject to be sold at any time, until all contingencies are removed and a manager or owner accepts and signs the purchase order.

The advertised mileage represents the actual miles when the car was placed on eBay. These vehicles are test driven and actual mileage may differ at time of sale.

Condition Disclaimer:

All used vehicles should be assumed to have some degree of wear. We do not manufacture our product. Each vehicle brand has its strengths, styles, tendencies, and shortcomings. Therefore, despite our best efforts to verify a vehicle's mechanical condition, we are not able to warranty a manufacturers workmanship or a previous owners diligence in care. It is for this reason that all vehicles are sold "AS IS" and there are no mechanical guarantees expressed or implied.

We reserve the right to end the auction at any time.


We will happily assist with worldwide transportation at the buyer's expense. In the case that you wish to pick up the vehicle in person we will arrange airport pickup for you free of charge. Please contact us for details.

About the Seller

At Collectors' Car Garage and Advisors, we don't just sell cars, we build collections. We are a Country Club for Car People; with 70,000 square feet and over 350 cars in our climate controlled and secured facility, we are the finest place to purchase, sell, store, maintain and enjoy your collectible/exotic car. Please contact Matthew Ivanhoe for any car purchasing or sale needs; we look forward to serving you!

Contact Info
Matthew Ivanhoe
Collectors' Car Garage
341 Railroad Ave
Bedford Hills, New York 10507
(914) 242-0404