Jaguar Classic presented a limited edition of new replicas of the Jaguar C-Type to commemorate the iconic model's automotive legacy on the 70th anniversary of its victory at the 24 Hours of Le Mans en 1951.
Each filtering bag Jaguar C-Type Continuation, such as the name of these specimens, can be seen for the first time in the Hampton Court Palace Concours of Elegance on Friday, September 3. They will be manufactured by hand in the facilities of Jaguar Classic Works from Coventry (UK) before a celebration event for owners takes place in 2022.
All of them follow the specifications of the vehicle of the competition team that won the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1953, including the 3.4-liter in-line six-cylinder engine with triple Weber 40DCO3 carburettors, allowing you to achieve 220 CV, and the revolutionary brake discs that were instrumental in achieving the triumph and breaking the record.
Customers will be able to choose from twelve exterior colors, including include Suede Green, Cream, Pastel Blue y British Racing Green, has indicated the signature. They will also have the possibility of improving the exterior and adapting it to your liking with circles finished in color. Old English White or white.
All replicas of the C-Type have the approval of the FIA and can participate in historical championships such as the race Jaguar Classic Challenge, which takes place at Le Mans, Spa-Francorchamps and Silverstone.
“These C-Type replicas have been able to maintain the essence of Malcolm Sayer's iconic and exceptional design thanks to Jaguar Classic using 3D sketches with CAD technology for the first time, allowing design and automotive heritage to be fused with the most avant-garde engineering tools ", he claimed Dan Pink, director of Jaguar Classic.