1953 Jaguar C-Type

'Evocation'

Zusammenfassung

  • Baujahr 
    1953
  • Automobiltyp 
    Cabriolet / Roadster
  • Rennwagen 
    Ja
  • Lenkung 
    Rechts
  • Zustand 
    Gebraucht
  • Markenfarbe außen 
    Green
  • Innenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Innenausstattung 
    Leder
  • Standort
  • Außenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Getriebe 
    Schaltgetriebe
  • Antrieb 
    Zweirad
  • Kraftstoff 
    Benzin

Beschreibung

COYS Auction - 'The Jaguar Legend'
Blenheim Palace,
Woodstock,
Oxfordshire OX20 1PX
Saturday 17th July 2010 at 1pm
Registration Number: EU Registered Chassis Number: XKC 034
The XK120 did so well on the race track and in rallies that it was developed in 1951 into the C-Type for competition. With an uprated XK engine, lightweight tubular chassis (which cost far more to make than the basic car‘s twin girder design) and more aerodynamic alloy body, the C-Type promptly won the world‘s greatest sports car race at Le Mans and, when fitted with revolutionary new disc brakes, went on to win again in 1953. Regarded as one of the seminal sports racing cars of the 20th Century with values exceeding the million pound mark, the Jaguar C-Type has cemented its place in automotive history.
XKC034 was originally supplied to Hoffman in New York from where it was sold to Jack Shepherd of Tampa, Florida in 1953 and competed in the12 Hours of Sebring. This was the first event of the new FIA spo