Jaguar XK120 — the most beautiful car of the 50-ies of the 20th century
Jaguar XK120 – the most beautiful car of the 50-ies of the 20th century. It was first presented at the auto show «Earl’s Court Motor Show» in 1948 and the following year went into production. Jaguar XK120 immediately liked the audience with their smooth lines and simple design.
Jaguar XK120 – the most beautiful car of the 50-ies of the 20th century
Model Jaguar XK120 quickly proved that the number 120 in his name means «120m/hr» (193km/h) and is priced at £998! To drive at that speed at that time can teach, not every driving school in Moscow, because the acceleration to 96 km/h in 10 seconds did Jaguar XK120 very dangerous on the roads at that time.
Design the most beautiful cars of the 50’s was done by William Lyons. He has mastered the ability to create memorable, fashionable, ultra-fast and affordable cars. The recognition of the Jaguar XK120 in the United States has created an unprecedented demand for the brand and, 2 years after its release, was created version of the convertible. Also the car received disc brakes and rack and pinion that made it a much more reliable and manageable.
The most beautiful car of the 50’s Jaguar XK120, rightly takes its place in the top ten most beautiful cars of the 20th century. Today it can be seen in car museums and private collections.