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Thu, 22 Sep 2016 08:56:16 GMT

Duncan Taylor & Ecurie Ecosse Mark 60 Years On the Track  -  WhiskyCast (registration)
In 1956, the Ecurie Ecosse Jaguar D-Type won the overall title at Le Mans with drivers Ron Flockhart and Ninian Sanderson. Flockhart repeated as champion the following year with Ivan Bueb, while Sanderson and John Lawrence gave the team a 1-2 finish.
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 11:18:03 GMT

Jaguar And Shelby Cobra Auction Sales Set World Record  -  Celebrity Net Worth (blog)
As a luxury car auction put on by RM Sotheby's this August came to a close, two lucky bidders made off with a Jaguar D-Type race car and the first Shelby Cobra ever made – for $21.8 million and $13.8 million, respectively. According to RM Sotheby's, a ...
Fri, 09 Sep 2016 18:39:37 GMT

The $21.8 Million Jaguar  -  Naplesillustrated
So it was left to the Ecurie Ecosse D-Type, driven by Scotland's' own, Ron Flockhart and Ninian Sanderson, to uphold Jaguar's honor. And what a nail-biter of a race it turned out to be. The Jag battled with the factory Aston Martin DB3S of Stirling ...
Wed, 07 Sep 2016 19:48:56 GMT

Jaguar F-Type Project 7  -  Yahoo Sports
Does a topless F-type with a shark-fin fairing and white roundels over British Racing Green paint make pretty mental pictures for you of the Le Mans pit clock and Mike Hawthorn sawing at the wheel of his 1956 D-type? If so, then perhaps the $175,995 ...
Thu, 01 Sep 2016 13:30:39 GMT

Hommage à la D-Type et ses succès au Mans  -  Tribune de Genève
En rappelant le souvenir de cette D-Type vainqueur dans les années 50. Les ingénieurs se sont mis au travail sur la base de la F-Type: hauteur de caisse rabaissée, spoiler avant retravaillé, jantes de 20 pouces, jupe latérale, aileron et diffuseur ...
Tue, 30 Aug 2016 17:04:58 GMT

Nat's Top 10 Sports Cars of the 1950s  -  The Auto Channel (blog)
In 1955, 56 and 57, the Jaguar D-Type took Jaguar to it's third, fourth and fifth victories at Le Mans. The Jaguar D-Type used the Jaguar 3.4 liter straight-six engine. A 1955 Jaguar D-Type recently sold at public auction at Pebble Beach for $21.78 ...
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 14:13:13 GMT

Una Jaguar D-type venduta all'asta per oltre 21 milioni di dollari  -  il Giornale
La Jaguar D-Type è stata una vettura da competizione prodotta dalla casa automobilistica britannica Jaguar dal1954 al 1957. Sostanzialmente, si trattava di un modello C-Type migliorato. Infatti sia il telaio che il motore erano stati rivisitati mentre ...
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 13:01:49 GMT

Selling the Romance of the Road  -  New York Times
By comparison, a heavily restored Jaguar D-Type that had also been raced by Ecurie Ecosse in 1956, but not at Le Mans, sold at Bonhams in London in 2013 for 2.6 million pounds, about $3.4 million. RM Sotheby's more original Le Mans-winner, which had ...
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 10:39:17 GMT

'Shelby Cobra' Is The World's Most Expensive Car  -  Auto World News
The "Shelby Cobra" and the "Jaguar D-Type" cars, which have been manufactured for the first time ever, have been purchased for $13.8 million and $21.8 million, respectively.These were both up on sale during an auction event which lasted for 5 days, ...
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 15:39:17 GMT

Jaguar D-Type Smashes World Record at Monterey Auction Week  -  Superyachts.com
One of the most exciting auction moments of the weekend came when the 1956 Le Mans-winning Jaguar D-Type, XKD 501, roared onto the stage before a packed audience during the Friday sale session. The first D-Type supplied by Jaguar to a privateer ...