|Drop Head Coupe|
|Right Hand Drive|
|29 November 1957||United Kingdom|
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Record Creation: Entered on 19 March 2021.
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2011-01-14 21:56:13 | John Elmgreen writes:
UK registered UXB113 from new. Still registered in the UK.
2011-01-16 00:27:37 | Brian writes:
Hallo, I want give a old original log book for an xk I once owned, the reg no is UXB113 and chassis was no 827001, to the current owner. Please contact me with proof you own the car and we can arrange it. Thanks.
2013-10-06 10:43:31 | pauls writes:
Car to be at auction 10/13
Sale Date: 16th October 2013
Lot Number: 64
1957 Jaguar XK150 Drophead Coupe
The first right-hand drive example produced
Estimate: (£) 60,000 - 70,000
Reg Number: UXB 113
Chassis Number: S827001
Engine Number: V2200-8
Body Colour: Red
Trim Colour: Grey
MOT ExpiryDate: June 2014
Records show this to be the first right-hand drive XK150 drophead coupe built at Jaguar's fabled Browns Lane factory in 1957 and it pleasingly still retains its original registration number 'UXB 113'.
In the current ownership since August 1989, the vendor, who is now only selling due to his impending retirement and relocation, describes the car as a good, original example which benefits from minor modifications such as the fitment of a Kenlowe fan and manual choke to enhance usability. He further reports that the car has been regularly maintained in his ownership and is a joy to drive.
Finished in red with grey leather upholstery and grey carpets, 'UXB 113' is accompanied by an owner's wallet and handbook, routine maintenance chart, history file, Swansea V5 document, MoT to June 2014 and road fund licence to April 2014.
2016-03-03 10:14:02 | Dave Gunn writes:
I used to own the car in the 60's and I would like to see it again. I had a great deal of fun in the car and did my early dating with my wife with it.
2017-01-29 20:37:51 | Michael Scott writes:
This car is mentioned in "XK Bulletin Oct. 1977" in a letter from the then owner Brian Stewart of Southend Essex. He sets out a long list of detail differences from later production cars.
2021-03-01 09:38:35 | Janette Walsh writes:
Great car that I have owned since 2013.
Complete engine rebuild and general mechanical overhaul, new rear suspension, new 5 speed gear box and a sex change!
He now drives beautifully and has had several long European trips, the furthest to Pienza and back via numerous alpine passes.
Exciting times with numerous visits along the way to small rural garages, nothing major thankfully, and all incredibly helpful!
2021-03-16 08:01:49 | Dave Gunn writes:
I used to own this car and would love to see it again so wondered if the current owner could email me or call me on 07956 456715
2021-03-18 12:43:20 | pauls writes:
I would have emailed you with some information but your email address isn't valid. Send an email with a valid email address to the webmaster and I'll try to communicate that way.