Wrecked exotic: 1960 Jaguar XK150 S Drophead, £90,000

Wrecked exotic: 1960 Jaguar XK150 S Drophead, £90,000

08.01.2022: Hagerty’s selection of 2021’s most influential global classic vehicle sales. There are some auction results that are surprising, even to the seasoned observer who thinks they have seen everything. This car, offered by Bonhams MPH in May, was crashe


Hagerty’s selection of 2021’s most influential global classic vehicle sales.



There are some auction results that are surprising, even to the seasoned observer who thinks they have seen everything. This car, offered by Bonhams MPH in May, was crashed by its previous owner in 1996.


And it wasn’t just a small shunt: spinning off the road into a tree, the car took a huge impact to the front and sustained damage all along the right-hand side.



The driver’s chest broke the steering wheel and his hair was still embedded in the windscreen! And yet, someone saw the potential for restoring this car back to its glory days and paid a very robust £90,000, just shy of our current £102,000 Price Guide value for an ‘Excellent’ example.





Hagerty, photo Bonhams MPH

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08.01.2022 / MaP

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