1951 Jaguar XK120 Fixed Head Coupé
Above Images ©Richard Owen
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.
Chassis & Sales
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.
Gallery: Gooding & Company 2010 Amelia Island Auction
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... more
Gallery: 2010 Greenwich Collectors' Motorcars and Automobilia Auction by Bonhams
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... more
Gallery: RM Auctions' 2010 Sports & Classics of Monterey
1952 Jaguar XK120 Fixed Head Coupe - 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.
Gallery: 2011 Pebble Beach Auctions by Gooding & Company
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... more
Gallery: 2011 Monterey 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... more
Gallery: 2011 Goodwood Revival Sale by Bonhams
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... more
Gallery: 2011 London Auction by RM
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.
Gallery: The 2013 Scottsdale Auctions by Gooding & Company