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1953 Jaguar

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1953 Jaguar
Jaguar XK120
1953 Jaguar
Jaguar XK120
1953 Jaguar XK120

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Signage: 1953 Jaguar XK 120 Sports Car, built by Jaguar Cars, Ltd., of Great Britain. Engine, six cylinders in line, seven main bearing cast iron block. 210 cubic inch displacement. Aluminum cylinder head. Two overhead valves per cylinder. Spherical combustion chambers. Twin overhead camshafts. Twin constant-vacuum carburetors. Perhaps the most sought after sports car of all time, the Jaguar XK 120 has become legendary. Its sleek beauty and throaty engine roar made the XK120 a great rally car as well as a successful race car. Only 190 hp but with tremendous acceleration, proud owners boasted that the Jaguar XK 120, with the twin cam 3442CC engine, could reach 120 mph, as other cars struggled at 80.

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