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Jaguar : XK 120 OTS

Sale price: $48,900.00 make an offer

Car location: Rigaud, Quebec, Canada
Seller's notes: Loads of Patina! Very original car, with wine-red original leather interior, mostly original paint, minor rust patches in trunk floor, paint flaws, pitting in some chrome parts, original motor with later model head which was factory-installed back in the late 1950s.
Sale type: Fixed price listing

Technical specifications, photos and description:

Manufacturer: Jaguar
Model: XK
Year: 1953
Type: Convertible
Color: Black
Engine: 3.4L Inline Six Cylinder XK Series
Transmission: Manual
Trim: 120 OTS
Interior Color: Red
Vehicle Title: Clear
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Jaguar : XK 120 OTS for sale

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Here's a true survivor! Purchased back in 1958 by its 2nd owner. this car originally came to Canada from France. where it was driven by a French medical student. When he was returning to France in 1958. the current owner purchased the car for his personal use. He drove it very little and it has mostly been in storage as part of a small collection of other classic and vintage cars. The car wears most of its original paint. The passenger door was dented many years ago and was repaired and repainted. and the forward-most top of the front fenders appears to have been repainted as well. The remainder of the original black paint is still on the car. and there are some areas where the primer is beginning to show through as a result of polishing and washing over the years. The charmingly cracked and worn original wine red leather interior is still intact. although it appears that the carpet was replaced at some point. The original top and side curtains are still usable. but the window plastic has yellowed over time. The trunk floor has had some rust repair panels added.  Recently. the car has been gone over mechanically and it runs and drives. The brake master cylinder has just been replaced. The "head" on the motor was replaced prior to 1958. likely by a Jaguar dealership. This was a common service performed by Jaguar because the original head design of the XK120 had coolant-flow and warping issues.

This car isn't perfect. but is a very good example of a 'survivor' car. A car is only 'original' once! This one is just that. There are MANY more photographs available. Please contact me via the "Ask Seller a question" feature for the link to view the photographs.

Located just West of Montreal Canada. and only about an hour's drive from Malone NY. this XK120 has been owned by a collector who is its 2nd owner. He has owned the car for almost 60 years. but has not used the car much for many of those years. Over the past two years. the car has been mechanically tuned and repaired as necessary so that it can move under its own power. I have started the car and driven it short distances. The brakes are a bit sticky. but they work well. as does the clutch. steering and gearbox. It would require new tires and a good multi-point inspection before being safe to drive long distances.

This car was previously listed as a 1954. However. car was produced in March of 1953. The registration in Ontario. Canada has the car listed as a 1953. and the serial number places the car between others produced in early 1953. according to the XK120 register.

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IF YOU WIN THIS AUCTION - Call Alex at 514-771-9513 upon completion to discuss payment and pick-up/delivery arrangements. I will be glad to do whatever I can to make this as easy and hassle-free a transaction as I can.

PAYMENT - A deposit of $1000 is required within 24 hours and all sales are to be completed no later than 7 days from the auction ending. This deposit can be payed via PayPal. or by Electronic Bank Transfer. This deposit is my way of knowing that you're a real buyer. If it's not received within 24 hours. eBay will be notified. the car will go back up on eBay and it will also be available for sale locally.  IF YOU WILL HAVE A PROBLEM PAYING THE DEPOSIT WITHIN 24 HOURS OR A PROBLEM COMPLETING THE TRANSACTION WITHIN 7 DAYS. PLEASE CONTACT ME BEFORE YOU BID.

SHIPPING - YOU. the buyer. are responsible to arrange and pay for all transportation. broker's fees. and for any and all importation issues to bring the car into the USA or any other country.

DESCRIPTIONS AND CONDITION - I have endeavored to have described any flaws and conspicuous blemishes. but sometimes people have a very different idea of what is an acceptable attribute. or what condition is expected of any particular vehicle. So please contact me and I will take any additional photographs or describe the vehicle to you in more detail. I encourage inspections from anyone you choose to represent you as a buyer before the end of the auction. I will do whatever I can to help you get an inspection completed. THIS VEHICLE IS SOLD "AS IS". with no warranty supplied or implied.

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