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1953 Jaguar XK120
- Numbers Matching DOHC 3.4L Inline 6 Cylinder Engine
- 4-Speed Manual Transmission
- Open Two-Seater, Left Hand Drive Roadster
- Highly Original Survivor
- Fully Documented With Jaguar Heritage Trust Certificate
LMC is very proud to offer for sale this 1953 Jaguar XK120 OTS
Post WWII Jaguar needed to stir up some excitement. In preparation for the 1948 Earl’s Court Motor Show, Jaguar prepared the XK Open Two-Seater Super Sports concept car. The car was an immediate sensation and ultimately put Jaguar on the map as an international player in the industry. The concept was not intended for volume production but, demand was such that a limited production coach-built approach would not work. The car was quickly renamed to the XK120: X for experimental, as were all the engine types during the war; K as the sequence of engine design designation; and 120 representing the vehicles’ top speed of 120 miles-per-hour. The XK120 was powered by a 3.4L DOHC inline six-cylinder engine that produced 160hp backed by a four-speed manual transmission. The XK120 went on to break numerous speed endurance records. At inception it was the fastest production car in the world. Records were set for one hour, 24 hour and one-week duration speeds.
This XK120 Roadster was manufactured on June 17, 1953 and delivered to North America through the Hoffman Jaguar distributors in New York. The car remains today in highly original condition having never been fully restored. It is still powered by the numbers matching engine DOHC Inline 6-cylinder engine backed by a 4-speed manual transmission. A black convertible top is included with the car. The car comes fully documented with a Jaguar Heritage trust Certificate.
This is an exceptional opportunity to own a real piece of automotive history – and a real pivotal piece of Jaguar history.
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For Canadian Residents, Price + Applicable Taxes + Applicable Licensing Fees. All Prices in USD's.