jaguar d-type at hampton court

For the 2019 Concours of Elegance, Gregor Fisken shared this significant piece of motorsport history - the very first production Jaguar D-type. This 1955 car is what Jaguar's founder William Lyons described as the '...closest thing we will ever create to something that is alive.' Continuing the success of the C-type at Le Mans in 1951 & '53, the D-type went on to be victorious 1955, '56 & '57. This particular racer was destined for the USA, where it saw many high placed race finishes. It remains highly original, including it's drivetrain, monocoque and interior trim...
Photography - Dave Rook / September 2019
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