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1964 Jaguar XK120 Roadster Evocation

Description

It was at the 1948 London Motor Show that Jaguar virtually threw the sports car world into turmoil with its stunning XK120. Here was a car with incredible style and looks, a powerful six cylinder engine installed in an outstanding chassis and a remarkably low price – a quarter that of a V12 Ferrari with similar performance. The combination was unbeatable and without doubt the XK120 was an absolute milestone for both Jaguar and the motor industry as a whole. XK120 orders flooded in, ironic as it was designed as an interim model to publicise the XK engine for the new Mk VII saloon – Jaguar had only planned to produce around 200!

This unique XK120 has been built to the highest standards and incorporates many original XK and S-type parts which would cost a fortune to replicate today. To name a few, this includes its windscreen, front and rear bumpers, lights and dashboard dials.

In terms of appearance the car is easily mistaken for a genuine XK120 and is arguably one of the best evocation XK120’s we have seen in a very long time. Under the bonnet the car is fitted with a 420 Daimler engine giving this lightweight bodied XK120 fantastic performance.

Driving beautifully, this car truly represents a fantastic opportunity to purchase a wonderful example of a XK120 at the fraction of the price.

ESTIMATE £20,000- £28,000

Auction Autosport 2018
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lot details

Lot Number 112
Registration Number UK Registered
Chassis Number 001
Year 1964
Make Jaguar
Model XK120 Roadster Evocation


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