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Bugatti Tourbillon - An Automotive Icon

The Inline 6 Cylinder You Need to Hear to Believe -1954 Jaguar XK120

This Jaguar XK120 was once the fastest production car in the world. This 1954 example has been in the Wile family for decades and boy does it sound incredible. I'm honored to have been trusted to drive this car. It was quite intimidating. Once you hear the first little crunch of the gearbox shifting into first it really keeps you on your toes to be delicate and deliberate. The 4 wheel brakes are quite timid to slow this vehicle so while its fun to ring out the twin cam 3.4L inline 6, you'd better be sure there's nothing in your way! Driving classics like this Jag really make you appreciate the talented drivers who raced them.

1954 Jaguar XK120 - Jay Leno’s Garage

Classics | 1953 Jaguar XK120 Drophead Coupe

Classics - Jag XK120

LifeStyle - Jaguar XK120 Roadster

Good Night! - With Jaguar XK120 Roadster '1949–54