1953 Jaguar C-Type

RGS Atalanta Jaguar


  • Baujahr 
  • Kilometerstand 
    32 105 mi / 51 668 km
  • Automobiltyp 
    Cabriolet / Roadster
  • Chassisnummer 
    UKL 852
  • Rennwagen 
  • Lenkung 
  • Zustand 
  • Markenfarbe außen 
    BRG/Fly Yellow
  • Innenfarbe 
  • Innenausstattung 
  • Anzahl der Türen 
  • Zahl der Sitze 
  • Standort
  • Außenfarbe 
  • Getriebe 
  • Antrieb 
  • Kraftstoff 


RGS Atalanta Jaguar 1953 C Type Race Car. UKL 852 (Registration Number).FACTORY WORKS CAR. Production # 3. Open cockpit, British Racing Green with Fly Yellow Stripe Theme. All aluminum alloy body, aluminum alloy rear differential. unit. Green Leather interior. 16” wire wheels. De-dion style rear end with independent front & rear suspension. The mechanical aspects of the suspension were way ahead of its era. Triple HD8 SU carburetors (Triple H8 SU were originally used). 12 Volt positive ground. Le Mans filler cap (petrol). Original Rey-Dot mirrors. This car belongs in a museum or is the perfect vintage race car that will run with the best, can be entered in the most thrilling of all vintage racing classes. Can be licensed for driving on the street. Located in Atlanta, Georgia USA.

Atalanta (in Greek mythology this Goddess was renowned for her swiftness of foot). Atalanta Motors was a very prestigious motor car company before the war (WWII). Postwar, Richard G. Shattock (RGS) purchased the company because of its wonderful suspension and frame design, so he could manufacture premium automobiles and race cars. These cars were equipped with Bentley, Aston Martin, Lea Francis, Lincoln 12 cylinder and Jaguar engines. Most Atalanta were supplied in kit form and the new owner would selected which components to use. This is one of the few rare factory works cars and original Alloy body. Own one of the five famous racing marques that were powered by Jaguar engines: Atalanta, Cooper, HWM, Lister and Tojeiro.

This vintage race car is in restored condition. Still has its original alloy body (most Atalantas were fiberglass), frame with unique suspension and Jaguar Racing engine. Motor number for RGS Atalanta Jaguar is F-1632-8. Talked with Jaguar Archives and confirmed that the engine was built in 1953. Highly modified at the time with special valves and fitted with a 16 quart oil sump, racing Warren Pearce intake manifold with triple SU H-8 Sandcast carburetors.

After 10 years in the making the Coffee Table Book has now been published by the Owners son, Dr. Alan Shattock!!!
Go to the RGS Atalanta web site rgsatalanta.com to see this original Jaguar Powered Special! Works race car!
Same Owner since 1988.