After 60 Years, Jaguar D-type Resumed the Production

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The Jaguar D-type back the production lines after 62 years that the last copy left the Coventry factory in 1956. The new batch is limited to 25 units and the first specimen was presented at the Retromobile hall in Paris.

According to the brand, each of the 25 Jaguar D-type units will be produced by a completely handcrafted process. The work is the responsibility of the Jaguar Land Rover Classic Works division in Warwickshire.

The limited series of 25 units complements the original ambition of the company that , in 1955, planned the construction of 100 units of the model. However, only 75 were finalized. The remaining 25 are being produced as of now, more than six decades later. Le MansThe Jaguar D-type ” type won three times between 1955 and 1957 the 24 hours of Le Mans.

The car has an XK six-cylinder engine. The 25 units will have the original and original authentic Jaguar engine at that time. The D-type is the third continuation vehicle of the Jaguar ClassicThe Jaguar D-type, complementing the six E-types Lightweight completed in 2014 and 2015, and nine XKSSs built in 2017 and 2018.