This 1954 Jaguar XK120 Is A Flawless Race-Ready Restoration

May 14, 2019

Category: Rides

Being the first sports car built by the British car company after WWII, the Jaguar XK120 holds a special place in the hearts of automotive enthusiasts. Although the car isn’t particularly rare, it’s a drool-worthy treat when restored professionally. Built for life-long Jaguar fanatic David Gandy, this bespoke 1954 Jaguar XK120 By Jaguar Classic is absolutely immaculate.

Jaguar Classic spent over five months to rebuild the 3.4-liter inline six-cylinder engine, upgrading it in the process from 180hp to 225hp. To withstand higher speeds, they added steel bracing to the core plugs for superior stability. This XK120 also has a racing-style gearbox, fast-shifting gearbox, and upgraded brakes with discs. Inside, you’ll find beautiful Aged Saddle tan leather and a custom 15-inch steering wheel. Not only is this a flawless restoration of the XK120, but it’s also ready for racing. However, we’re not entirely sure we’d be brave enough to race this gorgeous 11-month project if we were handed the keys.

Learn More: Here

HiConsumption is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more

More From Rides

Flint and Tinder Unveils a Highlands-Inspired Wardrobe Staples Collection

A line of premium & contemporary takes on Scottish workwear essentials.

Posted By Tim Huber

Partner

The 7 Best Minimalist Wallets For EDC [VIDEO]

Streamlined front-pocket wallets built to declutter your daily carry.

Posted By Gray Van Dyke

Partner
Featured Image

Klein Vision’s AirCar Flying Car Has Literally Been Cleared for Takeoff

The vehicle has earned a certificate of airworthiness in its home country.

Posted By

Jan 25, 2022

Featured Image

SPKS Labs Turns a Vintage Suzuki TS185 into a ’90s-Liveried Street Tracker Moto

An ultra-minimalistic two-stroke tracker built for the streets of Perth.

Posted By

Jan 24, 2022

Featured Image

STROSEK’s Bespoke 296-HP Porsche 964 Is the Ultimate 1990s 911 Restomod

A 1-of-30 ‘MEGA 30’ specimen that's up for sale.

Posted By

Jan 24, 2022

Featured Image

Ford’s Bronco Raptor Arrives As a 400-HP Off-Road Monster

Touted by the Blue Oval as "the world's first Ultra4 Racing-inspired SUV."

Posted By

Jan 24, 2022