Jaguar XK 120 (1948-1954)

The sensational 120 was introduced in 1948. It shared its chassis with the Mark V, although the 120's was shortened somewhat. The XK120 was equipped with the new twin-cam six cylinder engine.

Jaguar XK120

Jaguar XK120

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Jaguar XK 120

XK 120 at the Goodwood Festival of Speed

 

Specification Jaguar XK 120

Engine Straight 6, 3442cc

Power 160bhp @ 5000 rpm

Transmission Manual 4-speed

Chassis Box section

Suspension Independent front, leaf spring rear

Brakes Lockheed hydraulic drum

Top speed 200 km/h

Acceleration 0-96 km/h: 10 s