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Jay Leno Brings Us Something Unique, A 1951 Jaguar XK120 Hot Rod, And It's Insane

A different approach to a rare car.

Some cars tend to get hot rodded a lot more than others. Sometimes this is for obvious reasons, simple availability of parts or indeed of the cars themselves. But sometimes it comes down to expertise, and whether there is anyone around who is really a specialist on the type of car you're working on. Well, for this episode of Jay Leno's Garage, Jay brings in a friend who is a world class expert in old Jags, and he brings with him a serious XK 120 hot rod.

We're just glad the owner kept the engine a Jaguar, it would have been a shame to just drop an American V8 into it like so many other projects.

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