1959 Jaguar XK150S FHC FIA
This 1959 XK150S FHC was first registered on April 10th 1959 as ‘JYO 1’ and was delivered to its first owner in Blackburn. The car would remain in Blackburn for a further 6 years before it was sold to Gordon Armstrong (re-registered as 345 HAJ) who subsequently sold the car to Donald Forster of Hurworth. 345 HAJ would then be sold to a fourth owner in 1966 who would use the car for commuting until rust began to appear a short time after purchase. This would render the car unroadworthy, while restoration was planned, the fourth owner never completed the build.
It wasn’t until late 2014 when the current owner started restoration with the aim to create a race-worthy XK which would be suitable for events, such as the XK Challenge. The car was completely stripped back, re-painted to its original ‘Olive Green’ colour and rebuilt with completely new components that are compatible for the XK Challenge.
345 HAJ would then go on to compete in the 2015 XK challenge and would place 1st in class 3 times, and 2nd in class 3 times. In early 2016 the XK was altered to Appendix K specification which would allow it to compete in the Jaguar Heritage Challenge where it would place 1st in class. It would also place 2nd in class in the 2016 XK Challenge.
This XK150S has a very solid race history with 8 meetings and 8 finishes.
Capacity: 3.8 block, line bored and honed to +40.
Carburettors: x3 2” SU’s.
Gearbox: Close ratio 150 mossbox.
Brakes: Adjustable pedal box with twin Girling master cylinders.
Fuel Tank: Aluminium fuel tank by Classic Autos powder coated black and fitted with dip-stick facility.
We are pleased to offer this fantastic example of a knowledgeably restored and race-ready XK150S with a solid racing history.
If you should require any further technical knowledge, please don’t hesitate to get in contact with us.
- Sold £ POA