Jaguar XK120

2018 Review of SMITHS News and Blogs

A review of all the blogs posted by SMITHS Instruments in 2018. The articles discussed topics including the rally success of the Mini Cooper in the 1960s, new speedometer for the series 1 Land Rover, and the 6oth anniversary for the Austin Healey Sprite.

1950s Jaguar Domination of 24 Hours of Le Mans

In the 1950s, a Jaguar car won the 24 hours of Le Mans on 5 separate occasions, with the Jaguar D Type winning 3 years in a row from 1955 to 1957. It was a golden decade for British cars at Le Mans.

Jaguar XK 70th Year Anniversary

2018 marks the 70th birthday of the Jaguar XK series. The XK120 was launched at the 1948 London Motor Show and proved to be a great success.