|Engine:||6 cylinder , 3442cc , 190HP|
The Jaguar XK 140 was introduced at the 1954 Earls Court Motor Show in Londen. Comparing with it’s former model, the 120 there were a considerable number of changes, some of which had undoubtedly inspired by customer feedback from the American market.
‘A high-performance car of many qualities and amazing value – 100mph in 26.2 secs! – superb steering, brakes and controllability – an effortless maximum of over 120mph and 100mph cruising on overdrive.’ – Autosport assessing the new Jaguar XK140 (4th November 1955).
All Jaguar XK 140’s were equipped with 3.442cc 6 cylinder engines which produced standard 190 horsepower. An extra option was the so-called C-Type cylinder head which increased the engine power with 20 horsepower to a total of 210 horsepower.