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1951 Jaguar XK120

Details

  • Year: 1951
  • Body Style:Roadster
  • Configuration: RHD
  • Engine: 3442 cc
  • Price: UNDER OFFER
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Description

1951 Jaguar XK120 Period Competition Roadster, RHD:
Reg No: LOE 409 Chassis No: 660684
Engine No: W 2942-7 Gearbox No: JH 5598
Exterior Colour: Black Interior: Biscuit/Red
Technical Specification:
Engine: 3442 c.c.
Gearbox: 4-Speed Manual
Brakes: Drums all round
Wheels: Wire wheels
HISTORY
 Sold new to Mr Dennis Taylor who campaigned the car extensively between 1951 and 1953.
 3-time competitor in the Rallye Soleil – Cannes (2nd in 1951, 1st in 1952 and 2nd in 1953) and Daily Express Rally, 2-time competitor in the RAC Rally and multiple victories at Silverstone among others: See below
 Large history file with many period photographs and Jaguar Heritage Certificate #41626
 A genuine exceptionally rare period competition roadster.
 Currently undergoing Woodham Mortimer chassis off restoration to period race specification.

Partial competition history

 

1951

April

Rally Soleil Cannes

2nd overall

 

June

RAC Rally

Finished

 

June

Morecombe Rally

3rd overall, 1st in class

 

July

Evian Mont Blanc Rally

1st in Monnetier Hill Climb

 

11th August

Silverstone

2nd

 

September

East Anglian MC Clacton Rally

1st overall

 

September

London Rally

Best time in special test

 

1st September

Silverstone

1st in heat, 2nd in final

 

8th September

Silverstone

1st class award in 1 hour high speed trial, 3rd in scratch race

 

9th September

Prescott

 

22nd September

Shelsley Walsh

3rd (team result)

 

23rd September

Westwood Park Speed Trials

1st

 

November

Daily Express Rally

2nd in class

 

1952

March-April

RAC Rally

Finished

 

April

Rally Soleil Cannes

1st in class

 

May

Morecambe Rally

 

May

Edinburgh Rally

1st class award

 

June

Scottish Rally

 

14th June

Shelsley Walsh

1st in class

 

28th June

Silverstone

3rd

 

July

MAC Welsh Rally

2nd

 

July

Evian Mont Blanc Rally

 

10th August

Prescott

3rd in class

 

6th September

Silverstone

3rd

 

September

East Anglian MC Clacton Rally

1st in class

 

November

Daily Express Rally

1st in class

 

BTDA Silvers Star Award

 

1953

April

Rally Soleil Cannes

2nd in class, fastest Jaguar

 

May

Morecambe Rally

 

May

RSAC Coronation Rally

4th in class, 9th overall

 

6th June

Shelsley Walsh

4th

 

20th June

Silverstone

1st

 

27th June

Silverstone

1st

 

29th August

Silverstone

 

5th September

Silverstone

3rd

 

November

Daily Express Rally

3rd in class

 

UNDER OFFER

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