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JAGUAR XK120 FIXED HEAD COUPE: BUYER'S GUIDE

Median Price: £59,455  •  Highest Price: £129,375  •  Lowest Price: £3,501  •  Sell-Through Rate: 72%

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Jaguar XK120 Fixed Head Coupe

Source: Bonhams

How much is a XK120 Fixed Head Coupe worth?

In our experience, we've seen plenty of XK120 Fixed Head Coupe's go under the hammer and based on analysing every sale you can expect to pay £59,455 for one in average condition - that places it amongst the most expensive 20% of collector cars across our database.

As Jaguar's go, a XK120 Fixed Head Coupe is on the higher end relative to other Jaguar models. In fact this model is £39,209 above the median Jaguar price of £20,246.

What is the maximum to pay for a XK120 Fixed Head Coupe?

Across the 108 XK120 Fixed Head Coupe's we've seen sell, the highest price ever recorded for this model is £129,375. It was sold by H&H Auctioneers in the UK on 14 Oct 2015.

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What is the lowest to pay for a XK120 Fixed Head Coupe?

The lowest sale of all time for this vehicle is £3,501, Bring A Trailer sold this car in the US on 09 Sep 2022.

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What is the background of the make / model?

Jaguar produced this model between 1948 and 1954.

Jaguar made its name by producing a series of successful eye-catching sports cars, the Jaguar XK120 (1948–54), Jaguar XK140 (1954–57), Jaguar XK150 (1957–61), and Jaguar E-Type (1961–75). Founder William Lyons' mantra of "value for money" was intended to be embedded across its full model range. Jaguar was a fan of a slogan and for many years its sales slogan was "Grace, Space, Pace”.

In 2008, Jaguar was sold to Tata Motors. Five years later, Tata Motors merged Jaguar with Land Rover to form Jaguar Land Rover the name the brand remains under to this day.

How common is a XK120 Fixed Head Coupe?

We've seen plenty of these go under the hammer at auctions around the world, 149 to be precise. It's among the 6% most common collector cars to sell at auction.

Of those, 149 times the model has gone to auction 108 have sold. In other words, this model sells on 72% of times it goes to auction - that's below the average sell-through rate we traditionally see.

How does the XK120 Fixed Head Coupe compare to other cars?

We know from reviews of this model by our 42,000+ strong community how this car performs across multiple variables. Those variables stack up to give a TCVScore which is a relative score of how good a car is across 5 variables in comparison to all other cars.

For the XK120 Fixed Head Coupe, it scores a 66 out of 100 - that places it in the top 10% of all cars in our database.

How the car scores across all variables is below:

Styling: 7/10

Cool Factor: 8/10

Practicality: 5/10

Handling: 7/10

Speed: 6/10

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Why this article was created

Well, we've got one of the largest databases of sold classic car prices in the world so we thought we ought to help and put that data to good use. To be clear though, this article is not intended to be a full tour of every nook and sill of the XK120 Fixed Head Coupe, rather it's meant to act as an introductory guide and overview of the market for this model.

It is here to provide you guidance on how much you should and shouldn't be paying for one based on the 149 we've seen previously.

If you're after more detail, we've got you covered. Click the button below to be taken to a the price guide for this model so you can see every single sale, price trend over time and lots more.

How this article was created

This article was created by looking back at sales of XK120 Fixed Head Coupe since the beginning of our database in 1992. We've scanned over 30 auction houses and results from over £15 billion of sold cars around the world to understand the where the market is at for this car.

The Classic Valuer takes that data and analytics which enables it to generate these articles at scale, for further information regarding the XK120 Fixed Head Coupe please visit the price guide linked below.

About The Author

Giles Gunning | The Classic Valuer

Giles Gunning

Giles is CEO of The Classic Valuer - one of the world's largest databases of sold classic cars in the world going back over 30 years covering over 11,000 models. Giles and The Classic Valuer are regularly referenced in key classic car publications including Classic & Sports Car.

Giles grew up around the iconic historic motorsport venue at Goodwood and enjoys his 1972 Alfa Romeo 1600 GT Junior around the Sussex roads. His primary car goal is to purchase back a selection of his grandfather's car's including his 1931 Riley Brooklands.

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