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670503

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United KingdomOJH120

United Kingdom120XKT

Jaguar XK120, XK140 & XK150 photo

9 more photos below

Record Creation: Entered on 2 November 2005.

Database Updates: Show dataplate edits

 

Photos of 670503

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Exterior Photos (5)

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Uploaded March 2014:

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Interior Photos (1)

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Action Photos (3)

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Uploaded March 2014:

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Detail Photos: Engine (1)

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2011-09-07 03:53:43 | Michael Scott writes:

This car is listed in "Jaguar Driver" magazine October 1980 as being owned by J BOYCE of Middlesex. Registration number 120 XKT, colour black. Imported to England in1952 and bought in 1968 for £70!!

2014-03-02 10:37:18 | Jeremy B writes:

Car originally delivered to Delacroix Distributors in Paris, first owner being Cornell W. Acheson. I bought the car on 25-06-68, for £70. Shortly after, a chum bought HBC 226 for £50 but conked out on the rebuild when he discovered a most impressive squirrel-cache of nuts in the airbox. I bought it from him, pinched the bumpers, grille, and other sundries that my car lacked, selling it on for £35. About 20 years later I discovered it was ex-Salvadori. Bother.

2014-03-02 10:57:12 | Jeremy B writes:

Should have added that I fitted a three-carb 3.8 engine from a Mark 10, with an all-synchro box with overdrive. Rack & pinion steering from an XK140. And a limited slip diff (3.31), XK150 discs, rear Konis, and so on. Idea was to make a sort of 3.8 XK150S but to keep the original XK120 roadster appearance.

Alas, in 1991 landed my self in a house or car scenario and one of them had to go - no contest of course.

2015-01-13 04:04:54 | Jeremy B writes:

Does anyone know if the Cornell W Acheson, who first owned this car in Paris 1950, was the American author of that name?

2020-12-13 07:54:32 | Geoff writes:

Delighted to find details of this car. I am a volunteer captioner for the London Picture Archive, and I will be able to add some detail to the description of one of the photos allocated to me, taken in 1967.

2020-12-29 02:51:03 | Jeremy B writes:

Please can we see this 1967 photo ?

2021-01-21 09:03:26 | Jeremy B writes:

Well, I found this 1967 photo with no help from “Geoff”.
I should like to upload the photo, but worry about copyright issues leading me to be clapped in irons and transported to Botany Bay.

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