Jaguar XK120 to tempt bidders in Buxton

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A 1950 Jaguar XK120 that sharpened its claws in period motor sport has been estimated to make £60-70,000 when it goes up for grabs at H&H’s Pavilion Gardens sale on 26 February.

The sports car was campaigned by amateur racing driver and powerboat helmsman David A Kempthorne-Ley, who took class honours at the 1959 Trengwainton Speed Hill Climb and competed in the arduous Land's End Trial in ’61.

More recently it has led a pampered life that includes a seven-year restoration (by AB Price from 1988-’95) and the later addition of such parts as a five-speed manual gearbox, a 9.5-inch diaphragm clutch, halogen headlamps, front disc brakes and Pirelli Cinturato radial tyres.

The job was completed courtesy of a bare-metal respray in 2011.

To find out more visit the H&H website.

 

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