1950 Jaguar XK 120

'OLH 3' Competition Roadster - Barn discovery

Zusammenfassung

  • Baujahr 
    1950
  • Automobiltyp 
    Cabriolet / Roadster
  • Rennwagen 
    Ja
  • Lenkung 
    Rechts
  • Zustand 
    Gebraucht
  • Markenfarbe außen 
    White
  • Innenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Innenausstattung 
    Leder
  • Standort
  • Außenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Getriebe 
    Schaltgetriebe
  • Antrieb 
    Zweirad
  • Kraftstoff 
    Benzin

Beschreibung

Coys Auction
Fine Motorcars & The Jaguar Legend
Blenheim Palace
Woodstock
Oxfordshire OX20 1PX
Saturday 18th July 2009
Coys Auction
Fine Motorcars & The Jaguar Legend
Blenheim Palace
Woodstock
Oxfordshire OX20 1PX
Saturday 18th July 2009
Registration Number: OLH3 Chassis Number: 660280
The XK120 became a massive success on both road and track where it scored numerous victories, with many drivers including Stirling Moss, Peter Walker, Peter Whitehead, Leslie Johnson and Ian Appleyard; indeed, in XK120C/C-Type form it won Le Mans in both 1951 and ‘53, while its engine was to power three more Le Mans winners. The XK120 became a club racer of an elite few in the 1950s; many disappeared over time or have been modified extensively from their original specification. However, this particular car has remained original and survived unscathed over the last 40 years.
OLH 3 was delivered new to Henlys of London in 1950 and first registered on the 22nd November 1950, originally registere