Race Car, 1955 Jaguar XKD For SaleFound this one on Craigslist looking for $135000 located in Napa County, California, as shown here is a very nice collector item British vintage race car. This Jaguar XKD is a sports racing car based on the Jaguar D-Type produced by Jaguar Cars Ltd. between 1954 and 1957 this one of them is described as a 1955 model that comes with innovative monocoque construction and an aeronautical approach to aerodynamic efficiency inspired by the aviation industry influenced structure to competition car design for the period.
The unclear and minimal ad, the car doesn’t sound to be original, but as a Jaguar 2.4-litre 'Mark 1' item, it is correct. The interior and exterior look great like never been touched ready for trade or best offer.
All show well in the provided photos, the black interior, there is room for two completed with all instruments and indicators consisting of an odometer, tachometer, coolant temperature gauge, oil pressure gauge, shifts stick manual transmission, and rearview mirror in the middle.
Same to the C-Type a previous generation of the Jaguar race cars, the D-Type still with a straight-6 XK engine and the same many mechanical components as the basic. In 1955 the cars were modified with long-nose bodywork and engines uprated with larger valves. At Le Mans, they proved competitive with the Mercedes-Benz 300 SLRs, which had been expected to win.
Details by owner
1955 Jaguar XKD Rare Race Car
4.2 liter XKE motor
posi rear end
Has race tags stamped on dash
$135,000 / trade or best offer