jaguar xk120 fhc for sale
Viewing is always encouraged, and this particular car is located at The Market’s headquarters in Abingdon; to arrange an appointment please use the ‘Contact Seller’ button at the top of the listing. DM Historics are passionate about the restoration and sale of classic cars. Rossleigh held the franchise for a number of British motoring icons, one of these being Jaguar. ‘At the time I was a motor engineer and I brought it back home, did some tinkering to get it running and drove it 20 miles.’, At that point he moved house (something that’d become a regular occurrence over the years) and parked it up, as life proceeded to get in the way. The car offered here, chassis number 670061, was the 61st Alloy Roadster built and it is one of 184 delivered with left-hand drive. Introduced at the 1948 London Motor Show, lithe looks, a throaty 160bhp six-cylinder heart and a top speed of 120mph ensured that the light alloy bodied XK120 roadster was a shock to the post-war public, and an instant and roaring success. ‘It really has followed me around from one house to another. The Biscuit interior trim has been cherished since new and has aged beautifully. Okay seriously, there is a real beauty to an original interior like this. That could be someone with the skills to complete the restoration themselves, or an individual with a dream and a specialist already in mind to complete the work on their behalf. It is believed that shortly after purchase the Nicoll family placed the Ecurie Ecosse badges on Chassis #669035 in support of the national team success and links with the Ecurie Ecosse founder, David Murray. The vendor’s journey with the car has been profound, even if it’s only ever turned its wheels for 20 miles by his hand. It is an early fixedhead and is an original special equipment (SE) ... JAGUAR XK120 FHC 1953.
Want to know how The Market auctions work? Just 240 examples were constructed before production switched to steel, but performance remained, to use modern terminology, properly stonking; and to prove so, Jaguar took an XK120 to Jabbeke in Belgium where it clocked a whip-cracking 126mph. The latest classic Jaguar Xk120 cars for sale . The pods are spot welded and leaded to finish, the original headlight pods are included (and photographed) so can be refitted as part of the restoration. An original, authentic and unmolested rare piece of Jaguar history. Sort by: Show: 1 2. The test protocol was introduced in 1960, the very same year that this car left the road.
How Chassis #669035 came to have the Ecurie Ecosse badges is shrouded in mystery. It is indeed a rolling chassis and as such sits on a lovely set of grey wheels with chrome and painted red hubcaps. There are two documents in this car’s history file: the V5 which is all well and good to have, and of most importance, a Jaguar Heritage Certificate. Today Chassis #669035 still features the proud Scottish racing team’s badges, both of which have faired incredibly well after all these years of motoring. All true automotive collectors worldwide dream of receiving that magical acceptance letter branded with the iconic Pebble Beach emblem, that moment became reality for this drop-dead gorgeous XK120 in 2018 when the automobile was selected over fierce competition from worldwide entries to be showcased in the 'Postwar Preservation' class. An original, authentic and unmolested rare piece of Jaguar history. So, how does it drive?
We offer far greater opportunity for bidders to view, or arrange inspections for each vehicle thoroughly prior to bidding than traditional auctions, and we never stop encouraging bidders to take advantage of this. The stick man was later dropped for the race car badges but kept on the small lapel badges.
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