1977 Jaguar XJS

V12 TWR Competition Tribute

Zusammenfassung

  • Baujahr 
    1977
  • Automobiltyp 
    Coupé
  • Lenkung 
    Rechts
  • Zustand 
    Gebraucht
  • Markenfarbe außen 
    Green/White 'TWR'
  • Innenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Standort
  • Außenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Getriebe 
    Schaltgetriebe
  • Antrieb 
    Zweirad
  • Kraftstoff 
    Benzin

Beschreibung

Coys Auction
Fine Motorcars & The Jaguar Legend
Blenheim Palace
Woodstock
Oxfordshire OX20 1PX
Saturday 18th July 2009
Registration Number: XPF 81S Chassis Number: ZW3755
Tom Walkinshaw Racing was a racing team founded in 1976 by touring car racer Tom Walkinshaw.
TWR started by modifying BMW 3.0 CSLs, but soon was contracted to head Mazda’s works program in the British Touring Car Championship. The TWR developed RX-7, with Win Percy in the driving seat, won the title in both 1980 and 1981. Walkinshaw himself also took a win in the Spa 24 Hours. The TWR Rover Vitesse of Tom Walkinshaw and Win Percy at the Nürburgring in 1985. After preparing the Dakar winning Range Rover for René Metge in 1982, TWR began an association with British Leyland, preparing the Jaguar XJS and Rover 3500 Vitesse for both the BTCC and European Touring Car Championship. Success in the latter series (as well as the French championship) with both cars lead to an invitation to develop a Jaguar prototype