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View Poll Results: Is the Jag XK120 cool?
Yes, cool as they come 7 63.64%
No, not cool IMHO 4 36.36%
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Old 17th April 2013, 10:56 AM
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Default Jaguar XK120

I've loved this car since I was a teen. It was launched in the same year that I was! (edit - er, just checked - no it wasn't, it's even older than me by 5 years or so!)

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Jaguar-XK-...item2320e070a0

Another exception to your 4WD preference Ian?

(Perhaps the mods will help if I messed up the poll?)
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Old 17th April 2013, 11:15 AM
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Not cool for me, I think I'm the wrong generation to know anything about it, or appreciated it.

And if its not cool enough for non Jag fans to be aware of it, then it just cant be cool imo....
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Was the fastest road car in the world in its day.....very cool

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Right!

Had a quoted top speed of 120mph, but the US road testers said this was "typical of the understated Brits".

It, and the later XK 140 and 150 models (same model number = mph claims) were the fore-runners of the E-type. Cool as well, but a little too obvious IMHO
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Not really for me..

Now this fella.. The XJ220

http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-gRz6ELyyMI...a-1280x960.jpg
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