1982 Jaguar C-Type

Relica by Proteus

Zusammenfassung

  • Baujahr 
    1982
  • Automobiltyp 
    Cabriolet / Roadster
  • Lenkung 
    Rechts
  • Zustand 
    Gebraucht
  • Markenfarbe außen 
    Green
  • Innenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Standort
  • Außenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Getriebe 
    Schaltgetriebe
  • Antrieb 
    Zweirad
  • Kraftstoff 
    Benzin

Beschreibung

Coys Auction - The Festival Auction
Incorporating The Excellence of Porsche
Brands Hatch
Kent

Sunday 25th May 2008

Collectors'' Items: 2.30pm
Motor Cars: 4.30pm

Proteus is one of the few firms making reproductions of classic cars to have established an international reputation for quality, indeed, several books on modern sports cars list Proteus as a maker in its own right. Only 54 original Jaguar C Types were made and it is worth noting that the first three World Champions, Giuseppe Farina, Alberto Ascari and Juan-Manuel Fangio, all bought them as road cars. It is not hard to understand why: the body was aerodynamic at a time when most of the opposition was streamlined, it had a spaceframe when such chassis were rare and the twin overhead camshaft. Six cylinder XK engine was the most sophisticated production unit in the world. Then there was also the matter of wins at Le Mans, in the Tourist Trophy and the Reims 12 Hours to