In 1948, Jaguar launched the wild and wooly XK120 at the London Motor Show. It was a testbed and show car to display the new William Heynes designed XK engine. The show car was a sensation and created quite a stir. Jaguar’s founder and chairman William Lyons had no other choice but to put the car into production.
The XK120 was offered in three variations Roadster, Fixed Head Coupe and Drop Head Coupe. It was an elemental sports car.
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