Fancy owning Stirling Moss’ Jaguar XK120?

| 3 Oct 2019
Classic & Sports Car – Fancy owning Stirling Moss’ Jaguar XK120?

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Yes, you’ve read that correctly. A 1952 Jaguar XK120 that was once the personal transport of Sir Stirling Moss is for sale with Fiskens.

What’s more, its unique two-tone green and cream exterior paint scheme was selected by Moss himself.

As a Jaguar works driver, this was the car the company loaned him for travelling between races in the 1952 season.

However, as the picture above shows, he also rallied it. That shot shows Moss with John Cooper in this XK120 and was taken during 1952’s Daily Express Rally, in which the pair finished first in the class for closed cars with engines over 3-litres, 13th overall.

Classic & Sports Car – Fancy owning Stirling Moss’ Jaguar XK120?

Further proof of his ownership is in the photograph of Jaguar Chairman Sir William Lyons presenting the car to Moss, which will be included in the sale.

Indeed, this is just part of the impressive history file which accompanies the car, including an original handbook bearing Moss’ signature.

Well preserved, the Jaguar still has the LVC 345 registration plate it wore when new.

Unsurprisingly, Fiskens is offering this very special XK120 as ‘POA’, which means it’s well out of our budgets – but if you don’t ask…

Images: Motorsport Images/Fiskens


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