1951 Jaguar XK120 Fixed Head Coupé

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In 1951 Jaguar extended the XK120 to include a closed coupe. It was much more luxurious than the Open Two Seater with a full wood dashboard and roll-up windows.

Auction Sales History

1953 Jaguar XK120 Fixed Head Coupe S680774 - sold for $77,000 Beautifully restored by marque specialists. Driven only 200 miles since restoration. Fewer than 2,800 XK120 Fixed Head Coupes built over three years. Among the most beautiful Jaguar models ever produced. Delivered new to Southern California.
Auction Source: The Scottsdale Auction 2015 by Bonhams

1952 Jaguar XK120 Fixed Head Coupe 679407 - did not sell for $154,000 Recent frame-up restoration; only test mileage since. Tastefully upgraded for reliable road and rally use. Includes set of tools and owner’s manual.
Auction Source: Arizona 2015 by RM Auctions

1953 Jaguar XK120 M Fixed Head Coupe S681124 - sold for $99,000 An Outstanding Presentation of a Most Original Example. Sympathetically Serviced and Detailed California Garage Find. Single Family Ownership for over 58 Years. Top-Specification, Original “M” Model. A Fascinating Discovery with Irreplaceable Charm.
Auction Source: 2014 Pebble Beach Auctions by Gooding & Company

1953 Jaguar XK120 Fixed Head Coupe 680887 - sold for $121,000 Multiple Award Winner and a Highly Respected Example. Fastidious Restoration with Limited Use Since Completion. One of the Most Infuential Postwar Sports Cars Conceived.
Auction Source: 2014 Pebble Beach Auctions by Gooding & Company

1952 Jaguar XK120 Fixed Head Coupe 679393 - sold for $154,000 Concours-quality restoration completed in 2013. Matching-numbers drivetrain. Accompanied by a JDHT Certificate, fitted luggage, and tools.
Auction Source: 2014 Monterey by RM Auctions

1952 Jaguar XK120 Fixed Head Coupe 680359 - sold for $88,000 Finished in breathtaking Silver over Biscuit. Matching-numbers drivetrain. Cosmetically and mechanically well-restored.
Auction Source: 2014 Arizona by RM Auctions

1952 Jaguar XK120 SE Fixed Head Coupe S680243 - sold for $115,500 Original Special Equipment (SE) XK120 Model. Left-Hand-Drive Personal-Export Delivery Car. Matching-Numbers Example. Recently Restored by Dave Flood and Beautifully Presented. Offered Complete with JDHT Certificate and Tool Roll.
Auction Source: The Scottsdale Auctions by Gooding & Company

1952 Jaguar XK120 Fixed Head Coupe 679393 - sold for $173,250 A Wonderful Example of a True Sporting Legend. Documented Concours-Level Restoration Completed in 2013. Elegant Presentation in Distinctive Color Scheme. Received Class Awards at Dana Point and the San Diego JCNA Concours. Displayed at the 2013 Quail Motorsports Gathering. Accompanied by JDHT Certificate, Fitted Luggage, and Tools.
Auction Source: The Scottsdale Auctions by Gooding & Company

1952 Jaguar XK120 Fixed-Head Coupe 679724 - sold for $132,000 2007 JCNA First in Class Winner. Beautiful 2007 Restoration. Matching-Numbers Example. Certified by the Jaguar Daimler Heritage Trust. Jaguar Elegance at its Finest.
Auction Source: The 2013 Scottsdale Auctions by Gooding & Company

1953 Jaguar XK120 Fixed Head Coupé 669094 - did not sell for €75,400 This particular Jaguar XK120 was supplied new through Henley’s of London in January 1954, to a Mr. R.G. Lamont of Norwich. With a known ownership chain from new, it passed through two owners before being acquired by a Mr. Rickmansworth of Cardiff. He was renowned for his motorsport activity, and it is thought that he competed in this particular car. The Jaguar subsequently passed to a Mr. Paul Dewhurst, where it was laid up and stored in a gar... read more
Auction Source: 2011 London Auction by RM

1953 Jaguar XK120 Coupé Chassis no. 681197 - sold for €66,200 Chassis number '681197' was supplied new via the Los Angeles Jaguar distributor Charles Hornburg and originally was finished in Pastel Green with suede green leather interior. The car was converted from left- to right-hand drive when it was imported to the UK in 2000, since when it has had three owners, the last of whom commissioned a superb restoration. The latter was undertaken by renowned Jaguar specialists Northwick Restorations of Blockle... read more
Auction Source: 2011 Goodwood Revival Sale by Bonhams

1953 Jaguar XK120 Fixed Head Coupé S680774 - sold for $110,000 The 1953 Jaguar XK120 Fixed Head Coupe presented here has recently undergone a comprehensive restoration. Before the body was finished in the current glossy grey/blue, the body was stripped to bare metal, reworked, sealed and sanded; primer, base, clear coat and color were applied while all body parts and chrome were meticulously fitted. Of course, all the brightwork has been re-plated and fully restored to concours quality. The wire wheels we... read more
Auction Source: 2011 Monterey Auction by RM

1952 Jaguar XK120 Fixed Head Coupe 679912 - sold for $176,000 Documented Professional 2010 Restoration. JDHT-Certified Matching-Numbers Example. One of the Era’s Best Looking Sports Cars. Custom-Fitted Matching Luggage and Tools. Awarded Best of Show and 100 Points at 2011 JCNA Show.
Auction Source: 2011 Pebble Beach Auctions by Gooding & Company

1953 Jaguar XK120 Coupe W648685 - sold for $77,000 This fixed head coupe joined the Gerald and Kathy Nell collection in March 1993. The Nells are well known in Jaguar enthusiast circles, particularly for their Jaguar collection, which at one time comprised a C-Type, D-Type and XK-SS. This car came from Santa Barbara, California, and prior to that, it was resident in Maine. The car received a ground-up restoration between 1983-89, and while it has the correct motor, the dash tag number indicate... read more
Auction Source: RM Auctions' 2010 Sports & Classics of Monterey

1953 Jaguar XK120SE Fixed Head Coupe S681131 - sold for $52,650 The car we offer today might be considered as just that sort of starting point or perhaps it maybe coveted for the rather attractive patinated order in which it has survived to 2010. Either way, it is an excellent example of its breed. The 'S' prefix to its VIN means it was a Special Equipment 'SE' car from new, while the '8S' suffix to its motor confirms that this is the higher compression 8:1 ratio head, so it was the top of the range for it... read more
Auction Source: 2010 Greenwich Collectors' Motorcars and Automobilia Auction by Bonhams

1952 Jaguar XK120 Fixed Head Coupe 679195 - sold for $82,500 Beautifully Finished and Appointed From a Comprehensive Restoration. Recent Cosmetic and Mechanical Sorting * One of Jaguar’s Most Elegant Designs. Eligible for Concours, JCNA Competition and Driving Events. Longtime California Car.
Auction Source: Gooding & Company 2010 Amelia Island Auction


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