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Jaguar XK150 Bertone

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The Jaguar XK150 Bertone designed by Scaglione.

Vehicle Overview

The Jaguar XK150 Bertone stands as a rare gem, crafted by Bertone in Turin in a limited series of three vehicles. Exhibited at the 1957 Turin Auto Salon, this exquisite coupé, based on the Jaguar XK 150 chassis, exudes an aura of understated elegance that is emblematic of its era. Sculpted lines adorn its bodyside, flowing gracefully from the front fender, while the greenhouse, though shortened, retains Bertone’s signature lightness and airiness, reminiscent of classic design cues. In a year that witnessed the unveiling of notable Bertone automotive prototypes like the Aston Martin DB2/4 and the Maserati 3500 GT, Carrozzeria Bertone introduced its own Jaguar-based creation, the XK 150 designed by Franco Scaglione. True to the ethos of its counterparts, this experimental model boasted a sporty demeanor and clean, minimalist styling. Its sleek silhouette, punctuated by a slender tail and commanding front fascia concealing a potent Jaguar engine, captured the essence of automotive performance and refinement. Upon closer inspection, discerning observers would notice the subtle echoes of the Maserati 3500 GT in the XK150’s design, a testament to Bertone’s artistry and craftsmanship. This fusion of influences speaks to the Jaguar XK150’s inspiration drawn from the refined tastes of the English aristocracy, who embraced luxury and speed with an air of sophistication. Yet, beneath its elegant exterior lies an unmistakable nod to the American school of design, infusing the XK150 with a dynamic edge that sets it apart on the road. The Jaguar XK150 Bertone transcends mere automotive design; it embodies an era defined by elegance, performance, and a pursuit of timeless beauty. Its rarity and exclusivity add to its allure, captivating enthusiasts and collectors alike with its blend of heritage and innovation. As a testament to Bertone’s legacy and the enduring appeal of Jaguar’s iconic XK series, the XK150 Bertone remains a cherished masterpiece for generations to come.

Jaguar XK150 Bertone

Technical Specifications

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    1957
  • Make
    Jaguar
  • Model
    XK150
  • Coachbuilder
    Bertone
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    Franco Scaglione
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