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This book tells the story of one of the six alloy bodied XK 120s that were prepared by Jaguar in 1950 for racing and rallying This one, known as JWK 651 because of the registration number, was owned by Leslie Johnson and raced by him in some of the most prestigious events of the time, including the Le Mans 24 Hours, the Mille Miglia twice and the Tourist Trophy at Dundrod Beyond that, Johnson and up and coming racing driver Stirling Moss visited the speed bowl at Montlhery for a record breaking attempt, and Johnson also took part in the RAC Rally In 1950, the car lay in second place in the Le Mans 24 Hours after 15 hours and was gaining on the leaders when the clutch failed Besides this diverse and distinguished period competition career, the book tells the story of the later life of this most significant XK 120 The book includes a wealth of period photographs as well as a portfolio of magnificent studio images...

Title : Jaguar XK 120: The remarkable history of JWK 651 (Exceptional Cars)
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ISBN : 1907085564
Format Type : Hardcover
Language : English
Publisher : Porter Press 1 edition August 1, 2017
Number of Pages : 128 pages
File Size : 760 KB
Status : Available For Download
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Jaguar XK 120: The remarkable history of JWK 651 (Exceptional Cars) Reviews

  • Greyhound
    2018-11-18 21:56

    Love this, great price for a beautifully produced book about a beautiful car