11th May 2021

Dear Retail Customers,

We are currently experiencing unprecedented levels of demand for our products. In order to maintain the exceptionally high quality and workmanship that we are known for, we will be temporarily pausing all new retail orders for a 6 week period. We apologise for any inconvenience that this may cause.

We encourage all new customers who are happy to wait to enquire using our “Build a Quote” system (for Austin Healey and TR models), or the Contact Form located on the individual Model Pages (for Jaguar and MGAs). Note that all further information related to your enquiry will be processed and responded to after this 6 week period (end of June).  

We look forward to working with you soon.

All the best,

The John Skinner Team

11th May 2021

Dear Retail Customers,

We are currently experiencing unprecedented levels of demand for our products. In order to maintain the exceptionally high quality and workmanship that we are known for, we will be temporarily pausing all new retail orders for a 6 week period. We apologise for any inconvenience that this may cause.

We encourage all new customers who are happy to wait to enquire using our “Build a Quote” system (for Austin Healey and TR models), or the Contact Form located on the individual Model Pages (for Jaguar and MGAs). Note that all further information related to your enquiry will be processed and responded to after this 6 week period (end of June). 

We look forward to working with you soon.

All the best,

The John Skinner Team

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Jaguar XK140 Fixed Head Coupé (FHC)

Made to last, our Jaguar XK140 Fixed Head Coupe (FHC) interior trim and upholstery restoration kits are manufactured to the highest levels of quality and workmanship from our manufacturing unit based in the Cotswolds, UK. We do not supply any mechanical, engine or bodywork parts - instead choosing to purely focus on the manufacture and supply interior related products including the trim panels, seat covers, carpet flooring kits, and headliner hardtops. This dedication to our craft has led us to become one of the most highly regarded classic car restoration manufacturing firms in the world.

With unrivalled knowledge of original specifications, coupled with the widest range of colours and materials for those seeking a more bespoke finish - John Skinner Ltd are the favoured choice for both amateur enthusiasts, as well as professional trimmers and restoration companies all over the globe; and have been for over four decades.

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We love to see and share our customer's restoration projects. Here are just some of our kits gracing the interiors of customer's cars from all over the world.

(Note: Some images may showcase a different model of car, with shared interior trim parts to the model page being viewed)

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Jaguar XK140 FHC (Fixed Head Coupé) Original Colours

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, Grey
Pastel Green Suede Green
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
Battleship Grey Red, Grey
Cream Red
Pastel Blue Light Blue
Maroon Red, Biscuit Light Tan

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 Fixed Head Coupe (FHC) Original Colours supplied by John Skinner Ltd

It is widely accepted that the interpretation of original shades varies depending on who you ask – and may well have varied from the original factory production line. As a result, John Skinner Ltd offers multiple shade options for each original colour.

 

Black
Black
Black
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Dark Blue
Dark Blue
Dark Blue
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Pale Shadow Blue
Pale Shadow Blue
Pale Shadow Blue
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French Blue
French Blue
French Blue
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Old Grey (Antiqued)
Old Grey (Antiqued)
Old Grey (Antiqued)
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Grey
Grey
Grey
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Suede Green
Suede Green
Suede Green
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Maroon
Maroon
Maroon
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Matador Red
Matador Red
Matador Red
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Cherry Red
Cherry Red
Cherry Red
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New Tan
New Tan
New Tan
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Cinnamon (Antiqued)
Cinnamon (Antiqued)
Cinnamon (Antiqued)
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Biscuit Light Tan
Biscuit Light Tan
Biscuit Light Tan
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Magnolia
Magnolia
Magnolia
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Parchment
Parchment
Parchment
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Colour names refer to internal John Skinner Ltd colour names, not necessarily the names Jaguar originally used for these colours.

We can also offer non-original custom colour schemes if you so desire. Please see our online shop for more details.

As part of the quotation/ordering process, we will arrange for samples to be sent for final confirmation – so browse and shop with complete peace of mind, knowing that we will guide you through step-by-step with all the information you require.

 


 

A note on Piping/Beading

Jaguar XK140 Fixed Head Coupé (FHC) models featured Piping matching the main trim colour. See the above Original Colours chart for more information.

(It should be noted that some records suggest that a few XK140 models appear to left the factory with contrasting piping on the seats, presumably on a one-off “special order” basis).

We can also offer the largest range of non-standard “bespoke” colours schemes for those looking for a more customised finish.

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Trim Panels

Complete Trim Kit

Jaguar XK140 Fixed Head-Coupe (FHC) Complete Trim Kit

Illustration Reference: 01 - 21

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 Fixed Head Coupe (FHC).
  • Includes items 01 to 21 listed below.
  • Does not include items listed as “Optional Extra” – such as the Seat Foam Paddings + Woodwork.

Door Panels & Pocket Flap

Jaguar XK140 Fixed Head-Coupe (FHC) 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

Jaguar XK140 Fixed Head-Coupe (FHC) 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

Jaguar XK140 Fixed Head-Coupe (FHC) Quarter

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Materials: Leather, Vinyl, Metal

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

Under Dash Panel

Jaguar XK140 Fixed Head-Coupe (FHC) 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

Jaguar XK140 Fixed Head-Coupe (FHC) Dash Top Panel

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Materials: Leather, Vinyl, Millboard

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

Rear Bulkhead Panel

Jaguar XK140 Fixed Head-Coupe (FHC) 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

Jaguar XK140 Fixed Head-Coupe (FHC) 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

Jaguar XK140 Fixed Head-Coupe (FHC) 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

Jaguar XK140 Fixed Head-Coupe (FHC) 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

Jaguar XK140 Fixed Head-Coupe (FHC) 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

Jaguar XK140 Fixed Head-Coupe (FHC) 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

Jaguar XK140 Fixed Head-Coupe (FHC) 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

Jaguar XK140 Fixed Head-Coupe (FHC) Headliner Lining Kit

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Materials: Union Cloth, Hardboard, Piping

  • Pre-cut and sewn “West of England” Union Cloth for re-trimming your inner roof lining area.
  • Includes pre-cut and trimmed Hardboard panels for the Side Light areas.

Trim Panel Fixing Kit

Jaguar XK140 Fixed Head-Coupe (FHC) 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.
Seat Covers & Hardware

Front Seat Cover Kit

Jaguar XK140 Fixed Head-Coupe (FHC) 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.

Seat Cushion Padding

Jaguar XK140 Fixed Head-Coupe (FHC) Seat Cushion Padding

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Materials: Foam

  • Moulded Foams for the Front Seat Cushions.

 

***Optional Extra***

Seat Backrest Padding

Jaguar XK140 Fixed Head-Coupe (FHC) Seat Backrest Padding

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Materials: Foam

  • Moulded Foams for the Front Seat Backrests.

 

***Optional Extra***

Seat Side & Top Blanks

Jaguar XK140 Fixed Head-Coupe (FHC) 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

Jaguar XK140 Fixed Head-Coupe (FHC) Centre Cushion - Square Front

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Materials: Leather, Vinyl, Foam, Piping

  • 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

Jaguar XK140 Fixed Head-Coupe (FHC) 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

Jaguar XK140 Fixed Head-Coupe (FHC) 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

Jaguar XK140 Fixed Head-Coupe (FHC) 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

Jaguar XK140 Fixed Head-Coupe (FHC) Handbrake (Gauntlet) Cover

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Materials: Leather

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

Rear Seat Cover Kit

Jaguar XK140 Fixed Head-Coupe (FHC) 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

Jaguar XK140 Fixed Head-Coupe (FHC) 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

Jaguar XK140 Fixed Head-Coupe (FHC) Seat Clips

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Materials: Metal

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

 

***Optional Extra***

Carpets & Flooring

Carpet Set

Jaguar XK140 Fixed Head-Coupe (FHC) Carpet Set

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Materials: Leather, Wool, Hardura

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

Underfelt Kit

Jaguar XK140 Fixed Head-Coupe (FHC) Underfelt Kit

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Materials: Felt

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

Boot Trunk Mat

Jaguar XK140 Fixed Head-Coupe (FHC) 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

Jaguar XK140 Fixed Head-Coupe (FHC) 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

Jaguar XK140 Fixed Head-Coupe (FHC) Carpet Fixing Kit

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Materials: Moulded Plastic

  • Fixing clips used to attach your Carpet Set to the bodywork of your car.
Jaguar XK Enquiry Form

We will not pass this information on. This number is required for shipping purposes only, or if you wish us to contact you to discuss any interior trim parts.

What year was your classic car manufactured?

If you know your chassis number, then this is always useful information to know as it can help us identify certain interior trim changes specifications...

Please select any materials that you are interested in using for your restoration. You can then explain in more details, if required. using the "Additional Information" text box at below.

Please note that some Marques of car used the same colour piping as the main trim colour e.g. Jaguars. Other Marques used a variety of colours to piping Seats / Panels. We can offer "as original" or a more custom finish (* surcharges may apply)

Remember - we require your full postal address in order to send the requested samples.

Please note that photos / website images can be very misleading due to light / photo / screen settings. We strongly recommend our customers request physical samples prior to confirming orders.

Please select any areas of the car that you require interior trim parts for. You can then explain in more details the specific parts using the "Additional Information" text box at below.

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Jaguar XK140 Fixed Head-Coupe (FHC) - Useful Information

Years of Manufacture: 1954 - 1957 Number Produced: 2,808 Chassis Number Range: 804,001 - 804,843 (RHD) / 814,001 - 815,966 (LHD) Designer: Sir William Lyons