Years of Manufacture: 1954 - 1957

Number Produced: 2,789

Chassis Number Range: 807,001 - 807,480 (RHD) / 817,001 - 819,311 (LHD)

Designer: Sir William Lyons

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Jaguar XK140 Drop Head Coupe Original Colours

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Please note that there were production inconsistencies during this period, so colours should be chosen on individual basis.

PAINT COLOUR INTERIOR TRIM COLOUR OPTIONS
Black Red, Tan, Grey, Biscuit Light Tan
Birth Grey Red,, Blue, Pale Blue
Pastel Green Suede Green, Grey
Pearl Grey Red, Blue, Grey
Pacific Blue Blue, Grey
British Racing Green Tan, Suede Green
Dove Grey Tan, Biscuit Light Tan
Suede Green Suede Green
Red Red
Lavender Grey Red, Suede Green, Pale Blue
Battleship Grey Red, Grey, Biscuit Light Tan
Cream Red, Pale Blue
Pastel Blue Light Blue
Maroon Red, Biscuit Light Tan

Piping –

Note that Jaguar XK models featured Piping made in the same colour as the main trim colour.

Information from: Porter, P. (1988) Original Jaguar XK – The Restorer’s Guide to Jaguar XK120, XK140 and XK150 Drophead Coupe, Fixed-Head Coupe and Roadster – Bay View Books Ltd.


Jaguar XK140 Drop Head Coupe (DHC) Original Colours supplied by John Skinner Ltd:

Colour names refer to internal John Skinner Ltd colour names, not the names Jaguar originally used for these colours.

Please request a sample for final colour confirmation as these images may be misleading.

XK140 Drop Head Coupe Trim Panels

Complete Trim Kit

XK140 Drop Head-Coupe (DHC) Complete Trim Kit

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Materials: Leather, Vinyl, Wool, Hardura, Felt, Moquette, Hardboard, Millboard, Foam, Metal, Flocked Paper, Piping

  • This complete trim kit includes all the main Trim Panels, Carpets and Flooring, Boot / Trunk area and Re-Trim kits for the Jaguar XK140 Drop Head Coupe (DHC).
  • Includes items 01 to 24 listed below.
  • Does not include items listed as “Optional Extra” – such as the Seat Foam Paddings + Woodwork.

Door Panels & Pocket Flap

XK140 Drop Head-Coupe (DHC) Door Panels & Pocket Flap

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Materials: Leather, Vinyl, Millboard, Metal, Piping

  • Pre-cut and trimmed Hardboard Panels for the Main Door Panel area.
  • Includes fully trimmed Pocket Flap, with Piping on top edge.

A Post Footwell Panels

XK140 Drop Head-Coupe (DHC) A Post Footwell Panels

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Materials: Leather, Vinyl, Millboard

  • Pre-cut & trimmed Millboard Panels for your lower A Post Footwell areas.

Quarter "B" Post Panels

XK140 Drop Head-Coupe (DHC) Quarter

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Materials: Leather, Vinyl, Metal

  • Pre-cut & trimmed Aluminium Panels  for your Quarter Panel B Post area.

Under Dash Panel

XK140 Drop Head-Coupe (DHC) Under Dash Panel

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Materials: Leather, Vinyl, Millboard

  • Pre-cut & trimmed Millboard Panel for your Underdash area.
  • Options to Include or Excluder pre-trimmed holes for the factory Radio.

Dash Top Panel

XK140 Drop Head-Coupe (DHC) Dash Top Panel

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Materials: Leather, Vinyl, Millboard

  • Pre-cut & trimmed Hardboard Panel for your Dash Top Panel area.

Rear Parcel Shelf

XK140 Drop Head-Coupe (DHC) Rear Parcel Shelf

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Materials: Moquette, Millboard

  • Pre-cut & trimmed Millboard Panel, covered in Moquette, for you Rear Shelf area.

Rear Bulkhead Panel

XK140 Drop Head-Coupe (DHC) Rear Bulkhead Panel

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Materials: Hardura

  • Pre-cut felt backed Hardura material for the Rear Bulkhead area.
  • Includes binding on all edges as per original.
  • Includes Vinyl Strip on top edge for attaching to bodywork of the car.

Rear Hatch Access Re-Trim Kit

XK140 Drop Head-Coupe (DHC) Rear Hatch Access Re-Trim Kit

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Materials: Hardura, Moquette

  • Pre-cut materials for the main Cockpit to Boot / Trunk Access Hatch Door.
  • Pre-cut and edged Hardura for the Boot / Trunk side.
  • Pre-cut loose Moquette for the main Cockpit side.

Boot / Trunk Lid Panel

XK140 Drop Head-Coupe (DHC) Boot / Trunk Lid Panel

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Materials: Leather, Vinyl, Hardboard

  • Pre-cut & trimmed Hardboard Panel for the Boot Lid area.
  • Also includes pore-cut material to re-cover your Boot Hinge panel.

Wheel Arch Covers - Main

XK140 Drop Head-Coupe (DHC) Wheel Arch Covers - Main

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Materials: Moquette

  • Pre-cut materials for re-covering the main area of your Wheelarch body work.

Wheel Arch Covers - Lower

XK140 Drop Head-Coupe (DHC) Wheel Arch Covers - Lower

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Materials: Moquette

  • Pre-cut materials for re-covering the lower area of your Wheelarch body work.

Diff Hump

XK140 Drop Head-Coupe (DHC) Diff Hump

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Materials: Moquette

  • Pre-cut & sewn Moquette materials to re-cover the Rear Diff / Transmission Tunnel Hump.

Boot Filler Neck Re-Trim Kit

XK140 Drop Head-Coupe (DHC) Boot Filler Neck Re-Trim Kit

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Materials: Moquette

  • Pre-cut Moquette material for re-trimming the inner Boot / Trunk area Petrol Filler Neck bodywork.

Headliner Lining Kit

XK140 Drop Head-Coupe (DHC) Headliner Lining Kit

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Materials: Union Cloth, Piping

  • Pre-cut and sewn “West of England” Union Cloth for re-trimming your inner roof lining area.

Trim Panel Fixing Kit

XK140 Drop Head-Coupe (DHC) Trim Panel Fixing Kit

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Materials: Metal

  • Fixing Clips used to attach your main Trim Panels to the bodywork of your car.

XK140 Drop Head Coupe Seat Covers & Hardware

Front Seat Cover Kit

XK140 Drop Head-Coupe (DHC) Front Seat Cover Kit

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Materials: Leather, Vinyl, Moquette, Foam, Scrim

  • Fully Sewn material covers for Re-Trimming the Front Seat Cushions and Backrests.
  • Includes sewn in scrim for attaching to the Seat Padding Foams.
  • Includes Moquette Backrest backs as per original specification.
  • Includes loose material for the Seat Side and Top Millboard Blanks.
  • There were 2 versions of Seat Frames; with subtle differences for the XK140 DHC: Flat FRAME vs Round Tubular FRAME. We can cater for both versions.

Seat Cushion Padding

XK140 Drop Head-Coupe (DHC) Seat Cushion Padding

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Materials: Foam

  • Moulded Foams for the Front Seat Cushions.

 

***Optional Extra***

Seat Backrest Padding

XK140 Drop Head-Coupe (DHC) Seat Backrest Padding

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Materials: Foam

  • Moulded Foams for the Front Seat Backrests.

 

***Optional Extra***

Seat Side & Top Blanks

XK140 Drop Head-Coupe (DHC) Seat Side & Top Blanks

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Materials: Millboard

  • Pre-cut Millboard Panels for the Side and Top panels of your Seat Covers.

Centre Cushion - Square Front

XK140 Drop Head-Coupe (DHC) Centre Cushion - Square Front

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Materials: Leather, Vinyl, Foam

  • Pre-cut and sewn materials for the Centre Cushion Armrest area in between the Front Seats.
  • Includes piping surround as original.
  • Square Front style used on the “Early” Xk140 models, as per the earlier XK120 models.

 

Ctr Cushion Blank - Square

XK140 Drop Head-Coupe (DHC) Ctr Cushion Blank - Square

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Materials: Millboard

  • Pre-cut and riveted Millboard Panel for under the Centre Cushion Armrest.
  • Square Front style used on the “Early” Xk140 models, as per the earlier XK120 models.

Centre Cushion - Round Front

XK140 Drop Head-Coupe (DHC) Centre Cushion - Round Front

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Materials: Leather, Vinyl, Moquette

  • Pre-cut and sewn materials for the Centre Cushion Armrest area in between the Front Seats.
  • Includes piping surround as original.
  • Includes Handbrake Cover for LHD and RHD versions.
  • Includes 17mm Foam to padding.
  • Round Front style used on the “Late” Xk140 models, as per the later XK150 models.

Ctr Cushion Blank - Round

XK140 Drop Head-Coupe (DHC) Ctr Cushion Blank - Round

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Materials: Millboard

  • Pre-cut and riveted Millboard Panel for under the Centre Cushion Armrest.
  • Round Front style used on the “Late” Xk140 models, as per the later XK150 models.

Handbrake (Gauntlet) Cover

XK140 Drop Head-Coupe (DHC) Handbrake (Gauntlet) Cover

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Materials: Leather

  • Pre-cut and sewn leather cover for the Hand-brake area.

Rear Seat Cover Kit

XK140 Drop Head-Coupe (DHC) Rear Seat Cover Kit

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Materials: Leather, Moquette, Foam

  • Fully Sewn material covers for Re-Trimming the Rear Seat Cushions and Backrests.
  • Includes 2″ Foam Paddings for the inners of the covers.
  • Does not include plywood base.
  • Jaguar offered two styles for the XK140: Flat Front vs Curved Front. We can cater for both versions.

Seat Wadding Kit

XK140 Drop Head-Coupe (DHC) Seat Wadding Kit

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Materials: Foam

  • Used to “pad out” small areas of the Seat Covers that the Foams cannot fill, for best results.

 

***Optional Extra***

Seat Clips

XK140 Drop Head-Coupe (DHC) Seat Clips

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Materials: Metal

  • “U” Shaped Black Seat Clips, to help Re-Trimming your Seat Covers.

 

***Optional Extra***

XK140 Drop Head Coupe Carpets & Flooring

Carpet Set

XK140 Drop Head-Coupe (DHC) Carpet Set

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Materials: Leather, Wool

  • Pre-cut, and edged with Binding, Carpet pieces for the main cockpit of your car.
  • Binding / Edging to original specification.
  • Includes self coloured Leather heelpads on Driver and Passenger Front Floors.
  • Includes pre-sewn Gear Lever Gaitor attached to the Gearbox Transmission Tunnel carpet.

Underfelt Kit

XK140 Drop Head-Coupe (DHC) Underfelt Kit

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Materials: Felt

  • Pre-cut Felt Sound Proofing for under the carpets.

Boot Trunk Mat

XK140 Drop Head-Coupe (DHC) Boot Trunk Mat

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Materials: Hardura

  • Pre-cut, and edged with Binding, felt backed Hardura Mat for your Boot / Trunk Flooring.

 

Boot Trunk Side Panels

XK140 Drop Head-Coupe (DHC) Boot Trunk Side Panels

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Materials: Hardura

  • Pre-cut, and edged with Binding, felt backed Hardura Mat for your Boot / Trunk Side Panels.

Carpet Fixing Kit

XK140 Drop Head-Coupe (DHC) Carpet Fixing Kit

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Materials: Moulded Plastic

  • Fixing clips used to attach your Carpet Set to the bodywork of your car.