AutoHunter Spotlight: 1960 Jaguar XK150 3.4 SE

Credit: Original article published by Classic Cars Journal.

Featured on AutoHunter, the online auction platform driven by, is this restored 1960 Jaguar XK150 3.4 SE fixed-head coupe. It is powered by a 3.4-liter DOHC inline six-cylinder backed by a four-speed manual transmission with overdrive. Features include new upholstery, manual four-wheel disc brakes and telescoping steering column, among others. Finished in Pearl Gray over a red leather interior, this XK150 comes from the selling dealer with a clear title.

During the restoration, the exterior was refinished in Pearl Gray. Features include driving lights, dual fender-mounted mirrors and retractable fender-mounted antenna. A full walk-around video can be seen on the auction page.

A set of 16-inch chrome knock-off wire wheels is wrapped in 6.00-16 bias-ply tires.

The red cockpit features front bucket seats and rear seats upholstered in leather. Features include woodgrain accents, manual steering and brakes, and floor-mounted manual shifter.

The instrument panel includes a 140-mph speedometer, 6,000-rpm tachometer with integrated clock, and gauges for the fuel level, amperage, oil pressure and engine temperature. The odometer reads 97,342 miles, but the true mileage on this vehicle is unknown.

Power is provided by a 3.4-liter DOHC inline six-cylinder equipped with dual SU side-draft carburetors. The engine is paired with a four-speed manual transmission with a Laycock de Normanville overdrive unit. Horsepower was 210 gross when new.

This Jaguar was factory-equipped with an independent front suspension and solid rear-drive axle. Braking is provided by manual four-wheel discs. A dual exhaust system exits at the rear.

The auction for this 1960 Jaguar XK150 3.4 SE fixed-head coupe ends on Tuesday, May 2, 2023, at 2:15 p.m. (PDT)

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