Exquisite black 1956 Jaguar XK 140 convertible with gorgeous red leather interior. This incredible black Jaguar has stunning body lines and panel fitment which is accented by very nice chrome all the way around and that iconic grill. The interior is impeccable with beautiful red hides and a refurbished dash with very nice instrumentation. The odometer reads 51846 which could be correct based on the overall condition of the car. This black cat has been upgraded with a Tremec 5 speed transmission for your driving pleasure, replacing the noisy old synchromesh 4-speed shifter. The stainless steel exhaust exhaust has a great British sports car rumble and front disc brakes for a superior driving experience. The new red leather interior is both captivating and comfortable. This Jaguar was built to be enjoyed by admirers at any show or just cruising the country side in the open air. New splined hubs have been installed to accommodate the brilliant chrome wire spoke wheels and finished with wide white wall tires.EXTERIOR: Very nice black paint with a deep shine Good body fit and gaps Beautiful grill and chrome hood trim Amazing chrome that has been replaced or re chromed Chrome wire wheels Wide white wall tires Convertible top mechanism and new Robbins canvas top is included in the sale and can be installed for additional moneyINTERIOR: New red leather interior New carpet kit Original steering wheel in excellent condition Restored dash with clear gauges Black seat beltsMECHANICS: Highly detailed engine compartment 3.4 liter inline 6 cylinder Rebuilt SU carbs New generator New gear reduction starter Tremec 5 speed transmission New cloth wiring Front disc brakesUNDERCARRIAGE: Chassis has been sand blasted and painted for a clean look New rear leaf springs and shocks New stainless steel exhaustAmerican Dream MachinesAt American Dream Machines, we typically have over 100 quailty classic cars and trucks in stock and for sale. We have everything from Corvettes to Cadillacs, Camaros, Mustangs, Mopars, GTOs, Chevelles, Bel Airs, Blazers and exotic sports cars. Our classics and muscle cars range from the 1950s to the 1970s. Our inventory is diverse and continuously changing and always growing! Our #1 Goal is to make you, our customer happy with the American classic and muscle cars we offer. We highly recommend that ALL CUSTOMERS call our knowledgeable, experienced staff and with Midwest values and have very detailed discussions regarding overall condition of any of our classics that you are considering getting in the drivers seat of. Our phone number is (515)-245-9100 and we are centrally located in the heartland of America, in Des Moines Iowa. American Dream Machines occupies the historic 41,000 square foot Packard Dealership. We are one of the largest full service classic car dealerships in the Midwest. We have over 10 active Mechanic hoists, a body shop and detail bays that are used by our technicians to inspect, repair, upgrade and detail our cars so that they are ready to be delivered to your driveway. Please give us a call and we will be happy to help get your dream car to almost any location worldwide! ALL OF OUR PICTURES AND VIDEOS ARE REAL, ALL THE WAY AROUND! We photograph our cars in our professional photo studio for the best possible image accuracy and representation of the cars. We do this because of our commitment to the authenticity and quality of the cars that we sell and the commitment to our customers.