1954 Jaguar XK120 Roadster

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Left Hand Drive (US export model) Has a factory installed plaque on dash indicating this car is replica of a successful racing model.
Color: BRG (green) with green wire wheels
Restored in France by A. Lefevre Co to original “like new” condition in 1994.
Body #7073 in excellent condition with no damage history since restoration and no corrosion.
Top is new (1994) fitted to an older frame. Hood has leather strap added, not original.
Seats and dash and door panels recovered in ‘Havana’ leather
New tonneau cover and new dust cover custom made in Paris
Longer seat tracks in stalled on driver’s side.
Driving/fog lights added.

Factory installed motor has “C” type head with noticeable horsepower increase
Two electric cooling fans installed to k eep eng. temps down. Very effective and essential in AZ

Additional maintenance work done in 2006:
Brakes completely overhauled. New wheel cylinders front and back and master cylinders replaced.
Ignition system overhauled with new batteries and cables (it takes two 6 volt in series), new coil, Lucas ignition contact set, spark plugs
New modern fuel pump that actually works.

Car is currently in the hands of British Automotive Repair, a Jag-specific shop for final tune and clean-up

Story by Russo and Steele

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