1955 Jaguar D-Type

D-type

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    12/1955
  • Mileage 
    164 km / 102 mi
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Green
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

One of the best production D-types in existence. Ordered new in 1955 by well-known Australian privateer Bib Stillwell and later owned by triple Touring Car Champion Frank Gardner and Le Mans 24 Hours winner Richard 'Dickie' Attwood with whom the car would reside with for over a decade. Campaigned successfully in period and is complete today with a very impressive and well documented history file, which includes invoices and correspondence dating back to 1955. Recently carefully examined by marque expert Chris Keith-Lucas who has personally known the car for over 40 years. His inspection report [which is within the history file] confirms the car still retains its; original cylinder head, original three carburettors, original body tag, original rear axle, original oil cooler, original plessy pump and original four brake callipers which were numbered from new. In addition, the car still retains its original FNR ignition key and barrel! XKD 520 is truly one of the very best examples of an incredible and groundbreaking motorcar.