This stunning genuine and matching number XK120 Special Equipment Roadster was delivered new to Mr. G.W. Ogden of Santa Monica, CA through Jaguar agents Charles Hornburg of Los Angeles on January 11, 1954. Originally painted pastel green with a green suede interior the colour was changed to Silver with a dark red interior when is was comprehensively restored to ‘show standard’ by Jon Pollock restorations in 2001. Following this the car was sold to a collector on Mercer Island, Seattle Washington state. At this time it was shown in several Jaguar Clubs of North America (JCNA) sanctioned events. With an average score of 99.91 this car received a first place award in Class 2 for the southwest region after that time it had numerous other awards and we understand was also shown at the Pebble Beach Concours.
Fitted with XK150 disk brakes and a Tremec 5 speed gearbox the car remains in fantastic overall condition having been brought to Europe by the current owner in 2007. It comes with a new mohair soft top and hood frame and has recently been fitted with a new fuel pump. In perfect running condition the car has been garaged since being in the UK and has only been used sparingly. Showing 74,433 miles it is supplied with a UK V5C logbook and a JDHT certificate. A truly magnificent example.