Lot 50

2005   |   Pebble Beach Auctions 2005

1957 Jaguar XK-SS Roadster

SOLD $1,925,000

Chassis

XKSS 704 (XKD 563)

Engine

VS 1041-9

Car Highlights

One Of Only 16 Originally Built By Jaguar

Successfully Raced In SCCA Events In 1957, 1958 And 1959 With Dr. Dick Thompson And David Causey

Lovingly Maintained And Carefully Used For The Last Quarter Century

The Ultimate Dual-Purpose Road/Race Car From The 1950's

Technical Specs

3,442 CC Inline Six-Cylinder Engine

250 BHP At 5,500 RPM

Dual Overhead Camshafts

Three Weber 45DCOE3 Dual-Choke Carburetors

4-Speed Manual Gearbox

Independent Front Suspension With Torsion Bars And Tubular Shock Absorbers

Live Rear Axle With Parallel Trailing Arms, Torsion Bar, Panhard Bar And Tubular Shock Absorbers

16 XK-SS Roadsters Were Built By Jaguar; 2 Customer D-Types Were Converted By The Factory

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