Jaguar XK120 SE 1954

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Details:

Odometer               14,504 km

Description

• Matching numbers
• 1 of only 34 SE drophead coupes in right-hand-drive
• “Special Equipment” model with higher output engine from factory.
• Masterfully restored
• Extensive history/Heritage certificate

As 1 of only 34 in its specifications, this factory right-hand-drive, matching-numbers XK120 SE is extremely rare and highly desirable. This unique Jaguar now presents in ‘Old English White’ over a beautifully contrasting Red leather interior and is in excellent condition after a ‘no expense spared’ detailed restoration.

This SE (Special Equipment) variant boasts an upgraded inline-6 engine, producing 20hp more than the standard model. The power is delivered through a 4-speed manual transmission, making the vehicle an absolute pleasure to drive.

With a production date of the 13th January 1954, this example was originally delivered to the H R Martindale dealership in Leeds, United Kingdom on January 28th 1954.

Arriving in Melbourne, Australia sometime between 1982-1985 it underwent a light interior restoration where it saw beautifully new re-trimmed seats and upholstery as well as wired- wheels to highlight its immaculate paintwork. Subsequently, it was bought in 1990 by a new owner in WA where it was first registered.

Accompanying this vehicle is an original Owner’s manual/Service book, tool kit and jack, Heritage certificate, spare wheel and a well-documented history on the vehicle since released.

As one of the most collectable cars of all time, the XK120 was a milestone vehicle for the Jaguar brand. Named after its ability to reach a top speed of 120mph, it was the fastest production car in the world at the time of release. Today, the outstanding performance of the XK120 is reinforced through a rich and successful history in motorsport, only adding to its extreme collectability.

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