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Tue, 30 Aug 2016 17:04:58 GMT

Nat's Top 10 Sports Cars of the 1950s  -  The Auto Channel (blog)
Jaguar is one of the legendary racing cars of the 1950s. The company began with three of its C types racing at Le Mans in 1950, where it was determined that with less weight and improved aerodynamics, the Jaguar C-type could be produced solely for ...
Tue, 26 Jul 2016 15:41:04 GMT

Jaguar Gives Up on the C-X75 to Build Electric Cars  -  RoadandTrack.com
The report indicates the four-seat XK grand touring coupe, which was discontinued in 2015,will not be replaced. Things aren't looking so hot for Jaguar's potential supercar either. Jaguar has decided it will not to produce the C-X75, introduced as a ...
Wed, 13 Jul 2016 08:37:41 GMT

Ecurie Ecosse Le Mans winning racer – a Jaguar D-Type XKD 501 – going under the hammer  -  INAUTONEWS
Back in the day, the Jaguar C-Type succeeded at Le Mans twice – one time with an injured and drunken Duncan Hamilton manning the wheel. But the Jaguar D-Type, with its dolphin fin, managed the feat three times. Chassis XKD 501 has been owned in the ...
Tue, 12 Jul 2016 10:16:04 GMT

Jaguar D-Type XKD 501 Raced by Ecurie Ecosse Heads to Auction  -  autoevolution
The Jaguar C-Type won Le Mans two times, once with a drunken and injured Duncan Hamilton behind the wheel. The Jaguar D-Type and its aerodynamic fin, on the other hand, won it three times. The car we'll be talking about today is chassis XKD 501.
Sat, 09 Jul 2016 17:32:00 GMT

Le Mans-Winning Jaguar D-Type Offered  -  Sports Car Digest
Born to succeed the Jaguar C-Type's dominance at Le Mans in the 1950s, the D-Type had purposeful and beautiful looks, pioneering engineering and outright fire power. In its day, no-one had seen anything like the revolutionary curved body penned by ...
Sat, 09 Jul 2016 15:05:47 GMT

Ecurie Ecosse's Le Mans-winning Jaguar D-Type Is Going Up For Auction  -  RoadandTrack.com
Their Jaguar C- and D-Types proudly wore the colors of St. Andrew's cross, white stripes on a background of blue, Flag Metallic Blue, that ranged from a pale, ghostly blue-grey to a deep, almost aquamarine shade. Team founder David Murray owned, among ...
Fri, 08 Jul 2016 20:29:29 GMT

Le Mans Winning Jaguar D-type Offered at RM Sotheby's Monterey Auction, Should Set New Record For British Cars  -  Forbes
Penned by aerodynamicist Malcolm Sayer, the Jaguar XKD, or D-type, was not only beautiful, but one of the most successful sports-racing cars in history, turning a hat trick at Le Mans, claiming victory in 1955, '56, and '57. RM Sotheby's offers the ...
Wed, 29 Jun 2016 16:15:14 GMT

Norman Dewis and David Gandy talk suits and sports cars on Savile Row  -  Classic Driver
The pair was joined at Henry Poole & Co. tailors on Savile Row by a beautiful lime-green example of the Jaguar C-type, which Dewis played a crucial role in developing. His appearance on Top Gear concerned his famous overnight drive from Coventry to ...
Tue, 14 Jun 2016 18:03:30 GMT

This Modern Recreation of a Jaguar C-Type Makes a Strong Case for Replica Cars  -  RoadandTrack.com
The biggest problem with the Jaguar C-Type is that it's become an incredibly expensive car. That means that few will privilege of owning one, or even driving one. It's easy to dismiss replica cars as not being the real Thing, but perhaps we should give ...
Tue, 14 Jun 2016 09:32:25 GMT

Proteus C-type review - British classic re-imagined  -  Evo
In the same way that Singer re-imagines the Porsche 911 and Eagle updates the E-type, Proteus produces new Jaguar C-types like the one you can see in the video above. It has been doing this since 1980 but things have changed a bit in the last few years ...