The original 1955 Jaguar D-Type was a milestone in automobile history and won the most important endurance race – the 24 h Le Mans – 3 years in row from 1955 – 1957. Genuine examples, if available, would certainly cost no less than €15.000.000
The replica D-Type we offer, is a faithful recreation of the real thing, fitted with a 1964 3.8 litre Jaguar engine mated to a 4-speed gearbox and electrical overdrive.
Professionally built by British manufacturer – “Le Mans Sportscars” – to a very high standard, it boasts a detachable wooden steering wheel, a fire extinguisher system and racing seatbelts. Its adjustable chassis sits on 4 superb alloy wheels reminiscent the original Dunlop ones.
The engine is the well proven 3.8 litre unit aspirated through 2 SU carburettors giving 223 HP, sufficient enough to propel this light bodied racing car to a considerable top speed. Coming with German historic road papers and an expert report, valuing this amazing D-Type replica at € 45.000 and a condition of 2. The car has taken part in several historic outings in Germany during the last few years.