1955 Jaguar D-Type

1955 Jaguar D-Type

Following their win at Le Mans in 1953, where Duncan Hamilton and Tony Rolt led a veritable parade of C-types to three of the top four finishes, Jaguar faced a problem. The limits of the XK 120-based race car had been reached, and in order to remain competitive at Le Mans, a new car would be required.

While the C-type had been one of the first cars of its era to employ a steel-tube space frame, Read More