This Jaguar XK120 costs $20,000, but there's a reason for that.
Beyond just a bigger engine and beautiful, vintage-inspired look, this Jaguar XK120 hot rod on Jay Leno's Garage hides some big secrets underneath.
Jay Leno has been in a British mood recently with his videos highlighting the McLaren P1, 1962 Norton 650SS and Steve McQueen's 1956 Jaguar XKSS. He's keeping the streak alive this week with a look at driving a Jaguar XK120 in the 2014 Mille Miglia historic rally with Jaguar Design Director Ian Callum.
Barry Goldwater's one-off George Barris 1953 Jaguar XK120 – Click above for high-res image gallery
With Jaguar celebrating its 75th anniversary this year, honoring the automaker's motorsports heritage surely has to play a big part in the party. With that in mind there are 27 Jags of various vintages entered in this year's Mille Miglia revival. The factory and Jaguar Heritage Trust are bringing a team of six XK120s, C-Types and D-Types for the 1,000 round trip tour from Brescia to Rome and back.