It would not be until 1953 that Jaguar, the world-renowned automaker, would add a true convertible to the XK120 range, which began in 1948. The Jaguar XK120 Drophead Coupe would run alongside the Roadster and the Fixed Head Coupe, and would be luxuriously appointed with unparalleled materials and craftsmanship. One of the 1950’s most recognizable automobiles, like the Mercedes Type 300 of the era, the Jaguar XK120 series has always had a strong following of avid enthusiasts. This trend continues today as the 1954 Jaguar XK120 Drophead Coupe is one of the most desired collector cars to come from the Jaguar brand. As a series, the XK120 was produced over a seven-year period and would see more than 12,000 models released to the public; 60 percent of these would go to the American market. If you’re thinking about buying a 1954 Jaguar XK120 Drophead Coupe, you’ve come to the right place.
The 1954 Jaguar XK120 Drophead Coupe was the last of the XK120’s prior to the release of the XK140. At nearly 50 years old, any model you look at will not be perfect, but you should spend the time to get to know the car. First, it is always imperative to now you’re looking at a truly original Jaguar. There are many kit cars out there designed to pass as a XK140 to the untrained eye. The team members at The Beverly Hills Car Club can assist you with this step. Secondly, youll want to ask the seller for any documentation they have regarding the history, ownership, maintenance, or repair of the particular XK120 you’re looking at. This will not only help you learn more about the car, but it will help you sell the car in the future should you choose. Lastly, because you’re interested in a Drophead Coupe model, you’ll need to check the condition of the interior, dash, and doors, as this car is exposed to the elements more often than a Coupe model, for example. For more Buyer’s Tips like these, The Beverly Hills Car Club encourages you to browse their website at your leisure.
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