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1949 Jaguar XK 120 - Alloy Body Roadster

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• One of just 184 LHD cars built• Handmade Alloy Body• Matching-numbers Jaguar• Show winning restoration completed some 30 years ago and still in immaculate condition• Matching tan convertible top, side curtains, and side curtain covers• Correct tool kit, air pump, and factory jack

This particular XK120 is an excellent alloy example, presented in beautiful red with a Tan leather interior, sporting correct and rare rear fender spats just as it was delivered when new. This car is one of just 184 LHD cars built; the car was completed on January 26, 1950 and shipped to Jaguar distributor CAMAV in Caracas, Venezuela.

The car comes with a matching tan convertible top, side curtains, and side curtain covers, as well as a correct tool kit, air pump, and factory jack.

The Jaguar XK120 was a turning point in Jaguar’s history and a sign of things to come.

As one of the most iconic and significant cars of the 20th century, It was the fastest car in the whole world at the time of its launch in 1948 and remains one of the most beautiful British cars ever made.

A genuine handmade aluminium XK120 roadster must be considered one of the premier examples of automotive art in any collection, this Jaguar offers the next fortunate enthusiast a rare opportunity to own and drive a rare and lovingly restored beauty, still very capable of dazzling a crowd of appreciative onlookers.

Find this original car listing at Classic Driver