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Leg room

Do you have any advice on finding a classic car for a tall driver? I was looking at old XK120 jaguars, and was disappointed to find that at 6 foot 4 inches tall, that I would not be able to get my foot on the brake, so would not be able to drive it. I looked at a car that had the bulkhead cut away and a modern pedal box inserted, but this is expensive, and not really in the spirit of an original classic. The XK150 would be a little easier but still uncomfortable.

Asked on 24 January 2015 by N1 GJT

Answered by Honest John
XK 120s, 140s and 150s are extremely uncomfortable at the best of time unless modified seats are fitted. You could look at an E-Type 2+2 in order to get the raised roof and therefore more headroom.
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