1955 Jaguar XKD 515

1955 Jaguar XKD515 Front

This 1955 Jaguar D-Type is chassis #15 of 42 cars built. Jaguar designed the D-Type to race the 24-hours of Le Mans, which it did in an unprecedented 3 years in a row in 1955, 1956 and 1957. This chassis has an unusual history having seen very little track time, which left the car in its original factory built condition throughout the years, a rarity among D-Types. The car was uncovered from bran storage in 1989 with only 14,000 miles and given a sympathetic restoration. The D-Type is powered by a 3.4L in line 6-cylinder engine developing 250 hp and is coupled to a 4 speed synchromesh transmission and is capable of a top speed of about 155 mph.

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1955 Jaguar XKD515 Rear

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