Jaguar XK 120 (diecast 1:24, Bburago)

  • Jaguar XK 120 (from 1948)
  • Bburago
  • 1:24
  • Showcase model / No engine
  • diecast
  • white
  • Not specified
  • Not specified
  • Not for sale
 
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The Original Jaguar XK 120: History and Technical Specifications

The Jaguar XK 120 was first introduced in 1948 by the British car brand Jaguar. This model was developed during a time marked by significant political and cultural events. For example, in 1948, the state of Israel was established, and the music piece "Nature Boy" by Nat King Cole was released. Such historical references help us better understand the timing of this vehicle. The Jaguar XK 120 is considered an iconic sports car known for its impressive performance and stylish design. The design and technology proposal was mainly made by William Lyons and William Heynes. The car featured a 3.4-liter inline-six engine that delivered 160 horsepower, which was highly impressive for that time.

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The Bburago 1/24 Scale Model of Jaguar XK 120

The scale model car manufactured by Bburago capturing essential features of the original Jaguar XK 120 in a faithful manner. The miniature is made of high-quality die-cast material and provides excellent detail accuracy. This replica reveals the elegant curves and precise shapes of the original car, being finished in white color. The headlights, the distinctive front grille, and the replicas of the corresponding chrome trims are remarkably accurately recreated. This shows that the model makers placed great value on authenticity and precision. The miniature is part of the collection of Modelly member "TheGhost" and is an excellent example of how detailed and accurate Bburago models in the 1/24 scale are.

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Interesting Facts and Further Details about the Jaguar XK 120

The Jaguar XK 120 was the direct successor of the Jaguar SS 100, which was manufactured before World War II. The XK 120 set new standards for performance as well as for its elegant and aerodynamic shape. The vehicle achieved an impressive top speed of 120 miles per hour (approx. 193 km/h), making it one of the fastest production cars of its time. Interestingly, initially, many of the XK 120 bodies were made of an aluminum alloy to save weight; later, steel bodies were also used. The car featured independent front suspension and drum brakes both front and rear. These technical features contributed to its exceptional performance and driving dynamics. Additionally, the car was offered in two main variants: as a roadster and a coupe.

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Design and Appearance of the Model Car

The Bburago 1/24 scale miniature of Jaguar XK 120 is finished in an elegant white color, reflecting the classic look of the original. From the photos, it is visible that the front part of the model accurately replicates the curved hood and the side-integrated headlights. The intricate spoke wheels are also modeled after the original, adding extra authenticity to the model. The cockpit is simple yet detailed, featuring replicated seats and a small steering wheel. This careful detailing makes the model a must-have for any car enthusiast. Especially for lovers of historical car models, this die-cast model is a valuable addition to the collection. The austerity and sleek lines of the vehicle are well highlighted in the miniature, emphasizing the beauty of the original Jaguar XK 120.


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