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The Jaguar XK 120 is a top British sports car made by Jaguar between 1950 and 1954. It was the first new sports car produced by Jaguar since SS 100 series production ended in 1940. The XK 120 is an extremely desirable model to collect. It is one of those classic British sports cars that have transcended the generations, rising to popularity at the time of its release and remaining popular even today. The XK 120 is the ultimate in class, luxury and prestige and this article will provide you with detailed information on the car and why it is such a sought after classic.
The Jaguar XK 120 was introduced to the market in 1950, making it one of the very few models in the history of the company to be introduced. The fact was one of the most successful model types, based on the successful British sports car concept of the time, which had been designed by forward looking automotive engineers at the prestigious motor sports car club ACO. Under the guidance of ACO engineer Robin Hood, the fhc was redesigned to incorporate some of the best ideas from the sports car club into a design that improved upon its predecessors, but still retained the basic body outline of its predecessors. Some of the features that the fhc included were: short overhangs on the hood and the side air vents.