Roger Munns’ passion for Jaguars, and more specifically the XK120, began when he spotted famed Kiwi crime writer, Dame Ngaio Marsh, driving down Oxford Street in Christchurch at the wheel of her black XK120 fixed head coupé, coincidentally driving right past Archibald Motors’ Jaguar dealership.

Only 13 at the time, Roger thought: “What a car – I’ve got to own one of those.” At the time, that was only a dream and he never thought that it would ever come true.

In fact, Roger’s very first car turned out to be something rather…

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