Specifications Year: 1954 Make: Jaguar Model: 3.4 XK120 Special Equipment Chassis: S 676051 Body: F 8340 Engine: W 4438-8, C-type cylinder head TA 321, Engine type: 3,442 cc, straight-6, C-type head, 8:1 compression, SU H8 carburetors, 210bhp Color: white Interior: black, leather Softop / side screens: dark blue Options: Special Equipment (“MC” US-spec., C-type cylinder head engine with higher lift cams and 2-inch sandcast double SU H8 carburetors, 210bhp output, upgraded suspension and Burgess dual stainless steel exhaust system, wire wheels) Retrofits: high output starter motor, aftermarket safety belts Registration: British Documents: - Jaguar Cars Limited Vehicle Information Sheet, issued Sept. 15th, 1997 - Jaguar Daimler Heritage Trust Production Record Trace Certificate No 13813 issued Sept. 15th, 1997 - current UK registration V5C certificate, - MoT inspection certificates for 1998, 1999, 2004 and 2008 - Operating, Maintenance and Service Handbook (copy) and Spare Parts catalogue (copy). Condition: Show Repairs: Recent cosmetic detailing and engine head rebuilt. SPAT conversion offered upon request.
Mayfair 020 7125 1400 | Maldon 01621 879579 1953 XK120 Special Equipment Roadster LHD This delightful Jaguar was constructed on 6 th February of 1953 and sold via Hornburg of Los Angeles to its first owner a Mr Carlin O Schaeffer later that spring. Being a special equipment car it came fitted from the factory with wire wheels and sported twin exhausts, higher lift cams and an 8:1 compression engine, delivering 180 bhp versus the 160 bhp of the standard model. It was originally finished in Battleship Grey paint with Biscuit and Red interior and a Black hood. Unusually for an exported car, the history of this particular example is very well known, primarily because it remained in single family ownership for the vast majority of its 63 years. The most recent owner, a Mr Ken Purchase, bought the car in 1959, at which time it was Black, and over the next 57 years he had it repainted twice, initially in Pastel Blue Metallic and latterly in Old English White as part of a ten year bare-metal chassis off restoration, which was completed in 2013. Since that time the car has been shown at a number of concours events in the United States before being repatriated to the UK in 2016. Having benef
Mayfair 020 7125 1400 | Maldon 01621 879579 Ex-Salvadori Competition XK120. This early steel bodied roadster was manufactured on November 28th 1950 and was despatched by the original distributor Walter E Sturgess, of Leicester on the 6th December 1950 and duly registered HBC226. While the first owner of HBC226 currently remains unknown, by the August of 1951 it was being regularly driven in competition by Roy Salvadori who was back in action just months after a serious accident at the Silverstone ‘Daily Express’ meeting that May. Salvadori, originally a second–hand car salesman, had been eager to compete from a young age but his ambitions were frustrated by the onset of the Second World War. With the end of hostilities he began racing in 1946, starting with an MG and Brooklands Riley before moving onto Tazio Nuvolari’s 1935 German GP-winning Alfa Romeo and Bira’s Maserati 4CL. His career was progressing until the Silverstone accident where he had a near-fatal crash after hitting a marker drum and suffering a fractured skull and broken bones after being ejected from his somersaulting car. In spite of a lengthy hospital stay, Salvadori was keen to get back into the fray and the lack
Mayfair 020 7125 1400 | Maldon 01621 879579 This XK120 Fixed Head Coupe is an incredibly important and historic Jaguar being the second prototype Left Hand Drive example produced and the original 1951 Geneva Show car. When Jaguar stunned the world with its new XK120 in 1948 few would have thought that the elegant styling of the original open two seater, or roadster, could be improved on. That thinking was challenged in 1951 when arguably the most beautiful model of Jaguar ever produced was unveiled, the Fixed Head Coupe. Reminiscent of the Bugatti Atlantic, the new coupe was based on the roadster but incorporated a teardrop shaped roof that successfully joined the front and rear design elements in one sublime flowing body. The coupe retained the chassis and mechanicals of the roadster, with some minor changes to accommodate the new body, and so the new model combined the sporting pedigree of its predecessor with the enhanced looks and luxury of the new design. That the coupe proved to be strong success with the public is underscored by the production numbers with over 2500 examples produced, the majority in LHD. This car is a very special example, being the second LHD prototype of
Mayfair 020 7125 1400 | Maldon 01621 879579 This important XK120 competition roadster was originally owned and raced by the late Mike Salmon, one of the most prolific sports car drivers of the 50s, 60s and 70s. Constructed in 1953 this special equipment XK120 was one of only 27 cars finished in the rare colour scheme of Lavender Grey paint with Biscuit and Red interior and was purchased directly off the production line as a 21 st birthday present for Michael (“Mike”) Salmon. Mike’s parents were Jersey-based and so the car was originally registered J14974 although this was subsequently changed to PCR379 in 1955 when Mike was working on the mainland as an apprentice with Jaguar. Having been fortunate enough to acquire one of the most desirable sports car of the time, Mike began his competition career with an appearance at an Edinburgh University Motor Club driving test meeting at Drem Airfield in February of 1954. It was not a particularly successful debut, with Mike slithering all over the snow-covered course, but it marked the start of a career that would last until 2008 and include no-less than 13 starts at Le Mans and numerous podium finishes at International level races. Interes
Mayfair 020 7125 1400 | Maldon 01621 879579 1951 XK120 Competition Roadster Coming soon this Jaguar is an early XK120 roadster with an extensive competition history including both racing and international rallying. Completed in February 1951 AJK48 was despatched to Henlys, and then sold to Mrs Samson via Willetts Ltd of Eastbourne. The details of Mrs Samson’s ownership remain unclear but it was to be brief and by early 1952 the car had passed to London businessman Mark Levy. It was Levy who was to begin AJK48’s varied competition career with an entry into the BARC Eastbourne Rally held on 6 th July, a drive he shared with friend and fellow competitor Cyril Wick, who achieved the fastest time in the Rally’s hill climb stage. Their entry into this event was in effect a warm up for the more challenging Evian Mont Blanc Rally that took place later that month on the continent and again saw both Levy and Wick piloting AJK48. While perhaps not as well-known as the Alpine Trial, the Evian Mont Blanc Rally was regarded by many contemporary drivers and journalists as being at least as technically challenging as the more famous event and possibly more so. Wick and Levy’s earlier preparations
Mayfair 020 7125 1400 | Maldon 01621 879579 Jaguar XK 120 Roadster "Liege – Rome – Liege", Rally Car. British Racing Green/Green hide. Ordered in 1951 direct from Jaguar for use in competition. Period Upgrades included uprated engine with two inch sandcast SU carburettors, uprated gearbox, competition Borrani wire wheels, modified rear wheel arches for easier wheel removal, quick lift jacking points mounted at the centre point of the chassis. The car went on to compete in the Liege – Rome – Liege Rally in 1952, 1953 and 1954 driven by Bohni/Hahn, finishing 11 th overall in 1952 and 28 th overall in 1954 retiring lying 12 th overall at two thirds distance in 1953. Subject of a total professional chassis off restoration between 2007 and 2011. One owner for the last 35 years. An important very well documented genuine Competition Jaguar. Eligible for the most prestigious historic competition/rally events. Please contact us for further details.
GJR 966 was manufactured on the 13th January 1954 and according to the Jaguar Enthusiast Club is number 118 of only 194 right hand drive XK120 Fixed Head Coupes built. Many of the RHD XK120 FHCs were destined for other markets than the UK, such as South Africa and Australia and as result, genuine RHD examples are very rare and difficult to find in the UK. This Jaguar XK120 left the factory in Birch Grey with Red trim and was supplied new by Rossleigh, Newcastle Upon- Tyne to its first owner in Jesmond, North of the City Centre. Having spent its early years on Tyneside, according to the vehicles continuation buff logbook, the XK was in Prestwich, Manchester in 1965 and changed hands in 1966, moving to Fallowfield in South Manchester. During the 1970s the XK was off the road and not registered on the DVLA computerised systems in 1977. It wasnt until 1988 when the XK re-surfaced, being registered with an owner in Hull on the 14th March 1988. At the time, the Jaguar Enthusiasts Club Registrar confirmed that in 1988, just three original RHD examples were known to the Club. In 1992, the XK was sold to a long term owner in Cheshire, in need of restoration and almost one year later t
Jaguar XK120 for sale. This LHD XK120 was bought to compete in the legendary Mille Miglia . The previous owner had the car meticulously restored to competition specification by Scott Sargent, twice Pebble Beach winner with his Bugatti Atlantic (best of show) and his Delahaye 165 Figoni (best in class) to a competition ready specification. This car features alloy lovred bonnet with leather strap, competition exhaust, alloy quick release filler cap C-type head and much more. The car is presented in the perfect colour combination of British Racing Green with tan hide in beautiful condition. Although this car is prepared for competition it is totally useable. It starts on the button, runs smoothly and stops nicely. This car would suit either a collector or someone looking to buy a usable car with some competition aspirations. Offered at a fraction of build cost.
The very special Roadster presented here is a faithful recreation of a famous car that is steeped in rich Jaguar automotive history. This XK-120 is a fantastic recreation of the famed LT1 factory roadster, and was the recipient of an exhaustive 15 year restoration by the top Jaguar professionals. The roadster remained in the US until September 1989, when it returned to England and began what was a lengthy restoration to its present appearance. Original parts were gathered over a 15-year period, which saw a chassis rebuild by John Wood, while Aubrey Finburgh recreated a correct one-piece aluminum body and mounted it on a tubular steel “birdcage” inner frame. The roadster features sporty and roomy alloy bucket seats, as well as collapsible, aerodynamic Brooklands style windscreens, along with a set of painted wire wheels that match the car's British Racing Green finish. The absence of the bumpers further enhances the sleek and sporty look of the car. The XK-120 is powered by a proper C-Type-spec engine with twin sand cast SU carburetors, while the front brakes are cooled by air scoops. The roadster’s running gear was fully overhauled, its electrical system was rewired, and the origin
*** THIS CAR HAS BEEN SOLD *** Please contact us if you were interested in this car. Our inventory is constantly changing and we will have similar examples of this model becoming available soon. ----------------------------- Jaguar XK120 FHC burgundy red C-Type cylinder head in very good condition 1952 Jaguar XK120 Fixed Head Coupe in very good and well maintained condition. Paint, interior, chrome etc are in very good condition. The car has the 3442 CC 6 cyl 213 hp engine with C-type cylinderhead and 4-speed manual gearbox. Burgundy red paint, beige leather interior, adjustable steering wheel and ‘spats” at the rear wheels. So a very beautiful XK 120 in a wonderful colour combination. Car has Belgian title and mot/tuv. Easy to register in every EU country. You do not need to pay any importtaxes. We can help with transport.
*** THIS CAR HAS BEEN SOLD *** Please contact us if you were interested in this car. Our inventory is constantly changing and we will have similar examples of this model becoming available soon. ----------------------------- Jaguar XK120 FHC 1954 restored in very good condition The Jaguar XK120 is a sportscar built by Jaguar Cars between 1948 and 1954. The ‘120’ means the maximum speed of 120 mph (192km/u). This Jaguar is the 1954 Fixed Head Coupe version. The car is in a beautiful restored condition. Silver grey paint, burgundy red leather interior and ‘spats’ at the rear wheels. The car has a 3442 CC 210 HP engine and manual gearbox. Drives great. So a very beautiful restored XK120 in a marvelous colour combination. Car has Holland title and Holland mot/tuv. Easy to register in every EU country. You do not need to pay any importtaxes. We can help with transport.
SOLD/VERKAUFT/VENDU/VERKOCHT Jaguar XK120 DHC 1953 restored in topcondition 1953 Jaguar XK120 Drop Head Coupe. The Jaguar XK120 is a sportscar, built between 1948 and 1954. It was Jaguars first sportscar after the SS100. Over the last years this car is fully restored and had driven only 500 kms after restauration. The car has beautiful anthracite paint and a full brown leather interior with woodparts. The 3442 CC 6 in line engine with the double SU carbs is fully revised and in perfect condition. Drives great. The car also has a black mohair softtop and chrome wire wheels with white wall tyres. People often say that the XK120 the most beautiful is of the XK series. Offcourse it is a good investment with a lot of potential. Car has Holland title and Holland mot/tuv. Easy to register in every EU country. You do not need to pay any importtaxes. We can help with transport.
SOLD / VERKAUFT / VENDU / VERKOCHT Jaguar XK 120 Drophead Coupe 1953 LHD British Racing Green A very beautiful Jaguar XK 120 Drophead coupe in the colour British Racing Green. The elegant lines of the body are accentuated by the chrome wire wheels and the nice Tripod headlights. The interior has a beautiful wooden dashboard and beige leather seats, a very chic combination. This is an older restoration, photoreport of the restoration is present. The 3442 CC, 6 cyl engine is in perfect condition. This Jaguar is not only elegant but also great driving. Car has Belgian title and mot/tuv. Easy to register in every EU country. You do not need to pay any importtaxes. We can help with transport.
SOLD / VERKAUFT / VENDU / VERKOCHT Jaguar XK120 Roadster 1952 Le Mans, driver’s condition This 1952 Jaguar XK 120 has British Racing Green paint and very beautiful chrome details. Recently the car is rebuilt to Le Mans specifications. Interior and technics are improved. This Jaguar has the more powerful 3442CC, XK150 engine with 253 HP. This Jaguar is in good driver’s condition, not in concours condition. The whole new green leather interior has two bucket seats and leather dashboard. The marvelous dashboard has a smaller wooden steering wheel. This fast XK 120 is a ideal driver’s car and suited for rally. Car has Holland title and Holland mot/tuv. Easy to register in every EU country. You do not need to pay any importtaxes. We can help with transport.
Following the success of the Jaguar XK120s at the 1950 Le Mans 24hr race it was realised that with minimal engine tuning, a lighter chassis and a lightweight aerodynamically revised aluminum body shell the car would have a very real chance of success against its iconic opposition and thus the XK120C or C-Type was born. Whilst the front suspension was very similar to that of the XK120 the rear was completely redesigned and the braking was ultimately improved (for 1953) via the innovative four disc brake arrangement, and the exhaust valves were enlarged. These modifications along with many more resulted in a power output of a little over 200bhp. The C-Types were completed in time to compete in the 1951 Le Mans 24hr. At one point in the race the Jaguars held first, second and third place and it was only mechanical teething issues that prevented that from being the final result. Lynx Motor Cars was founded in 1968 principally to repair and maintain specialist sports and racing cars but quickly made their name restoring and maintaining original Jaguar C-Types, D-Types and E-Types. The evolution from restoration to recreation was a natural one and soon saw the introduction of its first L
(SOLD) This 1953 Jaguar XK120 FHC is a fabulous example to be restored to a Show/Driver level. It has previously received most of its nut and bolt correct and documented restoration work by Jaguar professionals.This fabulous 1953 Jaguar XK-120 FHC has undergone a comprehensive restoration to Show/Driver level. The body was stripped to bare metal, metal worked, fit all body parts and chrome, sealed, primered, painted base coat, clear coat, color sanded and buffed. The engine, starter, generator and water pump transmission and other components were rebuilt. All systems were serviced, restored or replaced including the electrical, hydraulic, fuel and cooling systems. A new wire loom and aluminum radiator was installed and it has a new stainless steel exhaust system. The instruments, steering wheel and interior wood have all been restored. Classic Showcase’s talented upholstery department custom tailored, trimmed and fit the upholstery with all new, correct British materials; including, panels, carpet, leather seats and new headliner. All new rubber seals and grommets were installed. All brite work was re-plated and the wire wheels were restored and painted to match the body paint colo
(SOLD) Classic Showcase is pleased to offer one of the rarest classic Jaguars available in the world today, the Alloy-bodied XK-120 Roadster. The car offered here, chassis number 670056, was the 56th Alloy Roadster built, and it is one of one hundred eighty-four delivered with left-hand drive, out of a total of 242 Alloy-bodied cars produced. A truly fine example of the rarest of all early patterned Aluminum bodied cars with steel disc wheels, and distinctive rear mudguard spats. The roadster was completed on December 14, 1949, and later dispatched on January 3, 1950 to Hoffman Jaguar in New York, N.Y. The roadster stayed in the U.S. until the late 1960s, and was then imported to France by a well-known Jaguar collector who participated in the 50th Anniversary of Le Mans with this very car. The roadster was then sold in 1978 with the intent of being exhibited at the Montlhéry Jaguar Museum. Since then, Jaguar professionals performed a fully documented comprehensive no-expense spared bare metal restoration to the roadster, where the car was dismantled and prepared for painting. All mechanical systems were gone through by Jaguar professionals, restoring components where necessary to e
(SOLD) This numbers-matching 1951 Jaguar XK-120 OTS is a striking example of the vehicle that set the land speed record and changed racing forever. Beyond pure performance, the Jaguar XK-120’s were known for their looks. The sculpted body lines on this roadster are factory correct and flawless with solid metal everywhere and correct leaded seams where appropriate. It still is completely rust free. This piece is beautifully finished and is one to impress. The black paint is polished to a high luster, only to be outshined by the high quality chrome and stainless trim pieces. The interior is dressed in perfect condition red leather. All the gauges and instrumentation work properly and appear in very good condition as well. The body is extremely straight and clean. Under the hood is the inline six cylinder twin carburetor engine that made this car the fastest production car of its day. The engine compartment is as nice as the exterior of the car. The cam covers are highly polished, and the four-speed manual transmission puts the control in your hand. This car's responsive handling, and ample braking, makes this race-proven car fun to drive. This XK-120 OTS is an amazing find for any co
(SOLD) This 1952 Jaguar XK 120 FHC is a very original example of an XK that underwent a no expense spared frame up restoration in 2007. It won “Best of Show” at the Gran Concurso Internacional de Elegancia in Mexico 2007 and it also won “1st place” JCNA in its class 2007. This matching numbers vehicle received a comprehensive bare metal restoration; gorgeous custom fitted woodwork, fine leather upholstery and all systems have been gone through with a strong attention to detail. It has a fabulous color combination of Pastel Green exterior and Green Suede / Biscuit interior. It has original wire wheels painted to match, matching Dunlop RS tires, tool kit and the vehicle has been equipped with a battery cutoff & battery tender for storage. This is a very fast, elegant, and sporty XK definitely one of the finest XK120’s that’s exists today.
(SOLD) This 1952 Jaguar XK 120 Fixed Head Coupe was originally purchased at Hornburg Jaguar in Los Angeles, CA and remains an original California vehicle. This vehicle has had a total comprehensive body off restoration a few years ago and is completely documented. This was a no expense spared restoration to a spectacular numbers matching, original Jaguar. Classic Showcase has performed a recent inspection, full vehicle service and detail. This wonderful classic vehicle has been a multiple JCNA Concours winner. This XK 120 has won 7 JCNA concourses and has even scored 100 points at a Palos Verdes Concours. With a Heritage Certificate included, this vehicle is definitely for the discerning collector that is looking for a spectacular XK 120 coupe. It would be hard to find a better example anywhere in the world!
(SOLD) An incredible nut and bolt restoration was performed on this spectacular, original, early XK-120 Roadster. During the restoration process the XK-120 was stripped to bare metal, fitted, metal worked, primered, sealed, painted, color sanded and buffed to perfection. All parts were painted individually off of the car. The engine and head were completely re-built to exact factory specifications. All mechanical components, and systems were restored, including the electrical system, cooling system, hydraulic system and fuel system. A new wire loom was installed, and the gauges restored. In doing the complete interior, we fitted and trimmed all the upholstery with all the proper materials for the seats, door panels, carpets, convertible top and Tonneau cover. This was professionally made, tailored fitted, and then installed by our Classic Showcase Trimmers. The car also received all new glass, as well as many other items. This is one of the finest early XK-120’s available in the world today, all numbers match and it comes with a Heritage Certificate of Authenticity. This timeless beauty is a show winner, bringing home First Place trophies in all its showings. The car was restored t
(SOLD) This magnificently styled XK120 has lines and beauty way ahead of its time that begs to be driven and enjoyed. Several years ago this XK120 benefitted from a comprehensive restoration by Jaguar experts. Included in the restoration process it was dissembled. The motor, transmission, mechanical components and systems were restored. Also the body and paint had great care taken in regards to the high-quality paint and bodywork; the results of which are quite spectacular today. Garaged and well cared for, this XK120 was driven judiciously in good weather. The XK120 has attended and won several shows and Jaguar/British meets since the restoration. The car runs and drives exceptionally well due highly to its driving mechanical improvements such as an improved front disc brake conversion, new master cylinder, aluminum radiator, electronic ignition, converted positive ground 12 volt battery, and a Davis -Craig in line water booster pump, plus even more improvements. The car is very clean underneath, and the bodywork exhibits the XK120’s striking lines. Today the car is very clean and the engine bay is very tidy, over all it is well detailed. More recently by the new owner, the 120 wa
The current owner acquired the car in the early 1990s and it was completely restored during 1993/1994 by DK Engineering. During the restoration, an outside fuel filler cap was fitted of the type used on the Works Le Mans cars. Currently, the car is finished in the traditional colour of British Racing Green, accompanied by a Suede Green leather interior. The car is fitted with a 3.8 Litre engine, C-Type cylinder head and 2" carburettors, mated to the original gearbox. The complete and correct original engine accompanies the car and has been fully overhauled. The history file that comes with the car is both fascinating and detailed, with numerous letters from Jaguar, the original Buff Log Book, period racing photographs and a magazine article featuring the car from 1979. This presents a very exciting and incredibly rare opportunity to acquire a genuine aluminium-bodied XK120 with an illustrious competition history. Having travelled to Asia and back in its life, amassing a great pedigree in the process, this XK120 is a truly special car and forms a significant part of Jaguar's early competition history. Cars such as this do not come around often and DK Engineering are delighted to be
This very stylish XK-120 roadster is a strikingly well-preserved example with a gorgeous color combination, exuding the pure beauty and elegance that is most often associated with Jaguar's XK-120 models. This example has been driven a scant 18,197 miles since new, and brims with originality and patina throughout. Previously, the roadster was owned by 2 prominent Jaguar collectors who always took great care in preserving the car, while driving it sparingly and keeping it's originality intact. It is exceptionally clean throughout, with a tidy engine bay, clean undercarriage, and a striking Red interior. The car is delivered with it's Jaguar Daimler Heritage Certificate, and includes a jack, rear wing spats, and Lucas driving lamps that more than complement its unique styling, illustrating the very essence of classic British motoring. While the car stands in a fine show-driver level condition, it would make an excellent candidate to be taken to a complete show-level standard of perfection with a Classic Showcase restoration. This XK-120 is sure to provide its new owner with the pristine driving experience that Sir William Lyons had in mind over 60 years ago.
This CA black plate, matching numbers XK-120 is a very original car that has been well preserved. It can be purchased “as is” for you to restore as you wish, or you can purchase it, and have Classic Showcase restore it to a Show Driver or Show level. It was originally British Racing Green, and it can be taken back to its original color combination during the restoration, if you like. It is very hard to find good original, unmolested cars coming with the original hoses, clamps, and panels still in place. The interior is also original, which is unusual to find on a car of this age. Purchase includes a Heritage Certificate Included in the restoration process the vehicle will be stripped to bare metal, placed on a rotisserie, metal finished, leaded, all body parts fitted to the car and chrome, prepared for primer, sealer, paint, base, clear, color sanded and buffed to a fabulous finish. The car will not be painted for a while, so we can paint it the color of your choice. All systems will be gone through and the engine will be rebuilt back to factory specifications. The fuel, electrical, cooling, and hydraulic systems will be restored. All components will be rebuilt back to factory spec
Just in available soon We are very pleased to offer to the market this rare genuine early RHD XK120 OTS with the important all matching numbers. Finished in its original colours, Silver grey with Red leather interior Presenting very nicely with beautiful patinated paint and interior, this car has never been restored , we estimate it was painted around 15 years ago, it is not a concourse car but a daily user. Sold new by French importer Delecroix in early 1951 to a British wealthy man living in Nice, Côte d'Azur. It has been through a few collectors hands since. This well advised and esthete man ordered the car with the famous Robergel wire wheels, this allows you to keep the original and so beautiful rear spats even with wire wheels, not possible with central Rudge hubs. A very rare option in the day and make this XK120 look absolutely stunning and unique. A completely correct car and matching in everyway as confirmed by the Jaguar heritage certificate Original early studless engine still with its original head. Original gearbox, rear axle, frame and body. A great opportunity to get a rare early RHD XK 120 with genuine matching number. Currently being prepared for sale and going through the UK registration process The pre sales preparation on this XK120 will include but not exclusive to: - Complete re-wire and 12v conversion - Complete full flow stainless classfabs exhaust and manifold system - Mechanical overhaul to include engine tune - New radiator - Complete set of fuel line - Complete set of water hoses - High torque starter motor - Alternator conversion - New Kenlowe fan - New tyres to new owners specification (unless fitted prior to sale) - New MOT & clean bill of health If you would like to be involved in the re-commissioning of this fabulous XK120 to your specification then we welcome a purchase prior to completion. It will be supplied on the button and ready for next years summer jaunts, you will not find a more original XK120 OTS that's as correct and as stunning as this one. Export and finance enquiries welcome
Completely original, never restored ! A unique discovery since this beautiful Jaguar XK120 DHC is completely original and never restored. Completely original paint, original interior trim, comes with all original accessories and documentation and with only 52.000 miles on the clock. This car was produced on the 17th of July 1953 in British Racing Green with Tan interior trim. Dispatched on the 13th of August 1953, through Hornburg, Los Angeles USA to its first owner R Palmer. During 1956 the car was transferred to Kenneth Linscott of Denver, Colorado who kept the car until the nineties. Now the car is beautifully preserved, in running and driving condition with extremely nice and well preserved interior trim. The car comes with its original accessories like a complete tool roll, jack with rachet lever, wheelbrace, tyre pump and a grease gun under the bonnet. Original Literature like the Operating, Maintenance and Service Handbook, a full set of original unused Owners' Registration Cards, Jaguar Overseas Distributors and Dealers list, Drophead Coupe Instructions for operating the Head, Trico Windscreen Washer instructions, Teclamit Lubricating Oil Filter Service Instructions. Matching numbers, comes with a Heritage Certificate. Please contact us to make an appointment to view this magnificent original Jaguar XK120 DHC in our showroom in Bilthoven, The Netherlands. We are continuously looking for similar cars for outright purchase or to sell on a commission basis.
1953 Jaguar XK120 FHC On offer is this stunning matching numbers Jaguar XK120 FHC fastidiously restored to Pebble Beach standards. Delivered via Hoffman New York to the first owner …. a pilot in early 1953 who also raced the car. The next owner was Bill Welch of Welch Jaguar who purchased the car in the early 1960s, after 32 years of ownership the car passed on to Bruce Amster of Red Line Restoration. Red Line restored the car during the early 2000s, exceptional craftsmanship is evident throughout, the fit and finish of the coachwork is outstanding! The present owner has brought the car to the absolute highest standard having spent an additional 70k USD chasing the finest details (invoices available on request). Front disc brake conversion, original drums are present. This sale represents an opportunity to acquire the very best XK120 FHC, any inspection welcome. Jaguar Heritage Certificate on file confirming build numbers. POA. SOLD MAKE ENQUIRY First Name Surname Email Telephone Contact Address Company Address 1 Address 2 Address 3 Address 4 Postcode Image Gallery prev next
The Jaguar XK120 was launched in Roadster form at the 1948 London Motor Show and caused a sensation. They were fitted with the newly developed XK 3.4 litre Engine producing 160bhp and the '120' referred to its 120mph top speed which made it the world's fastest standard production car at the time of its launch. The XK120 was first launched as a 'Roadster' (or OTS for 'open two-seater' in America) and then the Fixed-Head Coupe (FHC) followed in 1951 and lastly the Drop-Head Coupe (DHC) was introduced in 1953. The DHC was a deluxe model with wind-up windows, opening quarter lights, an easy pull up and down Soft Top, wood-veneered Dashboard and wooden Door cappings. It is also the rarest variant amongst the XK120 models with only 1,767 produced and of these 1,472 were LHD and mostly destined for the USA. This beautiful Jaguar XK120 Drophead Coupe - Chassis Number: 677102 & Engine Number: W8365-8 is a 'matching numbers' car according to the Jaguar Heritage Certificate and was supplied new by Jaguar distributor, Charles Hornburg of Los Angeles, California in the Spring of 1953. It is we believe, the 101st car off the assembly lines and was supplied by Hornburg's to its first owner, a Mr A J Urquhart of Lind in Washington State in June 1953. The car remained in his family for many years and rumour has it that it was once owned by a Hollywood Film Star, but we have yet to uncover any evidence of this. It was the subject of a 'Nut & Bolt' rebuild in the late 1990's and the workmanship was such that it still looks as though it was only carried out a couple of years ago. The car was sold to an enthusiast in Virginia in 2006 and was subsequently sold and imported to the UK in January 2011. Finished in Carmen Red with Biscuit Leather trim, Beige Carpets, Beige Soft Top with headliner, Wood Veneered Dashboard + door cappings, original instrumentation, Vintage Radio, original Bakelite Steering Wheel, excellent Chrome, Straight Six 3.4 XK Engine, 4 Speed Gearbox and 16" Chrome Wire Wheels with new BF Goodrich vintage White Wall tyres. The car is beautiful throughout and mechanically first class and it drives impeccably. It has a recorded mileage of 63,750, but we do not know its actual mileage, although we believe it has only covered circa 5,000 miles since its restoration.Since arriving here, it has had a complete suspension overhaul with new shock absorbers and new anti-roll bar bushes all round and been regularly serviced and MOT'd. The XK120 Roadster is a highly desirable car that could be used for touring around the UK and Europe to events such as the Mille Miglia endurance rally. This is a superb example and really must be seen and driven to be fully appreciated. Car on display @ our showrooms in London