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Jaguar C-Type Works Lightweight 1953 XKC 052-Monterey 4328

Year:
Chassis number:
XKC 052
Engine number:
E 1055-9
Body number:
Unknown
Monterey
Auction House: RM Auctions
Registration number:
Unknown
Sold for: $ 13.200.000

220 bhp, 3,442 cc DOHC inline six-cylinder engine with three Weber carburetors, four-speed fully synchronized manual transmission, independent front suspension with upper and lower wishbones, torsion bars, and hydraulic dampers, live rear axle with trailing arms, ‘double-action’ torsion bar, and torque reaction member with hydraulic dampers, and four-wheel hydraulic disc brakes. Wheelbase: 96 in.

Finished 4th overall at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1953
The second of only three Works Lightweights
One of the final C-Types built; the rarest of the racing Jaguars
Campaigned to multiple wins by Ecurie Ecosse in 1954
Driven by the who’s who of Jaguar racing fame
Expertly restored to 1953 Le Mans specifications
Extremely well documented; available for the first time in 15 years

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