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<li>Stunning drop head coupé cabriolet in its original Lanvender grey colour.</li>
<li>Originally delivered in America, in 2007 imported into Belgium.</li>
<li>Belgian papers, Certificate of Heritage Jaguar, US Title.</li>
<li>Impressive historic file with service invoices.</li>
<li>Interior and dashboard renewed in 2006.</li>
<li>Engine revised in 2015 (pictures and invoices available).</li>
<li>Regularly used in club context</li>
<li>Very trust worthy, Zoute Grand p.rix eligible.</li>
<li>A car to cherish and use, drive regularity with and so on, in all a real recommendation!</li>
<p style="text-align: justify;">The XK120 was launched in roadster form at the 1948 London Motor Show as a testbed and show car for the new XK engine.. It caused a sensation, which persuaded Jaguar founder and design boss William Lyons to put it into production. The "120" in its name referred to its 120 mph (193 km/h) top speed (faster with the windscreen removed), which made the XK120 the world's fastest standard production car at the time of its launch.</p>
<p style="text-align: justify;">It was available in two open versions, first as the roadster (designated OTS, for open two-seater, in America), then also as a drophead coupé (DHC) from 1953 – and also as a closed, or "fixed-head" coupé (FHC) from 1951. The DHC was a more deluxe open model, with wind-up windows, and wood-veneer dashboard and interior door caps, as on the FHC.</p>
<p style="text-align: justify;">The roadster's lightweight canvas top and detachable sidescreens stowed out of sight behind the seats, and its barchetta- style doors had no external handles; instead there was an interior pull-cord which was accessible through a flap in the sidescreens when the weather equipment was in place. The windscreen could be removed for aeroscreens to be fitted.</p>
<p style="text-align: justify;">The drophead coupé (DHC) had a padded, lined canvas top, which folded onto the rear deck behind the seats when retracted, and roll-up windows with opening quarter lights. The flat glass two-piece windscreen was set in a steel frame that was integrated with the body and painted the same colour.<br /><br /><strong>Specifications</strong></p>
<li style="text-align: justify;">Bodywork. Length/width/height/wheelbase – cm (in) : 442/159/135/234 (174/61.4/53.2/102); weight : 1320 kg (2913 lb).</li>
<li style="text-align: justify;">Engine. Inline 6 cylinders 3442 cc (210 ci), front-mounted, 12 valves, 2 SU carburettors, manual 4-speed gearbox, rear-wheel drive. Maximum power : 162 bhp @ 5000 rpm; torque : 310 Nm @ 2500 rpm. Top speed : 193 km/h (120 mph); 0 – 60 mph in 11.1 sec.</li>
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