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1954 Jaguar XK120 Roadster


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The Jaguar XK120 - The First Car Ever to Exceed 100 MPH For Seven Days and Nights and the First Car ever to win an Alpine Gold Cup!

Since that memorable day when the Jaguar XK120 startled the motoring world by achieving 132.6 MPH, the highest speed ever attained by a standard production car, its career has been one of continuous success, culminating in 12 months of glory. In places as far apart as Europe, South America, the USA and Australia, enthusiasts owners have registered successes in every conceivable type of competitive event.

ABOUT THIS CAR

  • Chassis 677796
  • Engine W7931-8
  • Body F5857
  • Gearbox #: IDAID177
  • First overseas registration - 1954
  • Imported into and first registered in new Zealand in 1994 from the West Coast in the USA.
  • Car was imported into NZ with circa 27710 miles showing on odometer.
  • First registered in New Zealand in 1994
  • One owner for 28 years and now us (our company purchased the car in June 2023 and has been displayed in our classic car museum since)
  • Mileage now sitting at circa 32807 miles.
  • Albeit no photographic or other records are available, we understand from Club sources and contacts in NZ’s Jaguar scene, which we are highly active and involved in, that this car had a body off restoration back in the mid to late 90’s by Auto Restorations in Christchurch (www.autorestorations .co.nz).
  • This car is a stunning example of this model in the right colour combination.
  • The body is very straight and paint is still beautiful.
  • The interior is immaculate and can be described ‘like new’
  • Engine is clean and nicely polished and the engine bay is very clean and well presented.
  • Manifolds are all powder coated
  • Comes with an Aluminium racing radiator and a Stainless steel exhaust system, a Moto Lita Wooden Steering Wheel, a wire wheel conversion adapter kit, spline hubs, knockoffs and 5 new spoke wire wheels – green enamel finish
  • The gearbox is a full synchro 4 speed with O/drive.
  • This car sounds awesome and is so nice and easy to drive – can almost be recommended as a daily driver if one wants to.
  • Condition wise – we know all or most Jaguars in NZ and can confirm this car to be one of the nicest looking examples in this country.

A STUNNING example, that will only appreciate in value.

Car will be sold WOF'd and Registered if sold in New Zealand.

TRANSPORT / WORLDWIDE SHIPPING CAN BE ORGANISED ON THIS VEHICLE ON BUYER'S BEHALF AT BUYERS COST.

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DISCLAIMER (Please Read)

NOTIFICATION AS TO NATURE OF GOODS IN TERMS OF THE CONSUMER GUARANTEES ACT 1993

Waimak Classic Cars accepts that the vehicle being sold must be of “acceptable quality” in terms of section 7 of the Consumer Guarantees Act 1993 (the Act) having regard to “the nature of the goods”.

Waimak Classic Cars is not aware of any specific defects with the vehicle, however (a) such a vehicle being a classic vehicle may have mechanical breakdowns, electrical failures at inconvenient times and maintenance costs being part of and parcel of ownership of a classic car; (b) reliability is a combination of the particular nature of the classic vehicle, how it is being driven, how it has been maintained, and to a certain extent luck.

The Purchaser acknowledges that the vehicle is being sold as a classic car; that in terms of the Act and the nature of the goods, the vehicle, is an old car that may have faults, unlike a modern motor vehicle.

The Purchaser is encouraged to personally fully inspect the vehicle and/or to have the vehicle inspected, fully assessed and maintained by an experienced classic car mechanic.

The Purchaser acknowledges that they have read and fully understand this notification and the nature of a car which is many years old.

For more information about this vehicle, please contact us Monday to Friday between 9:00am and 6:00pm (New Zealand Standard Time) on +64 (0) 3 310-6485 / +64 (0) 274 990-020. Alternatively, you may email us at info@waimakclassiccars.co.nz anytime.

PLEASE NOTE: Waimak Classic Cars is Not a car yard dealer type of operation. As a result, we do not operate through fixed opening hours and viewing is By Appointment Only.