Jaguar C-Type Continuation 2021 - AZH-CARS

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Jaguar C-Type Continuation 2021

Jaguar Classic is celebrating the seventieth anniversary of the mythical C-kind sports activities racer via way of means of developing a strictly confined manufacturing run of latest Jaguar C-kind Continuation automobiles, so as to be hand constructed at Jaguar's world-elegance Classic Works facility in Coventry.

The C-kind Continuation programme will permit anciental motor racing fans to buy a brand new factory-constructed instance of the remaining 1953 disc-braked 'works' C-kind direct from Jaguar for the primary time.

The C-kind, which become at the beginning made among 1951-fifty three, become famed for its notably fluid form via way of means of Jaguar Cars designer, aerodynamicist and artist Malcolm Sayer. The C-kind received the gruelling Le Mans 24 Hours on its debut in 1951, scoring the primary of Jaguar's seven outright wins on the French staying power race.

From 1952, the C-kind pioneered the adoption of progressive disc brake era in motorsport, with a modern machine advanced via way of means of Jaguar and Dunlop scoring the primary win for a disc-braked vehicle with Stirling Moss on the Reims Grand Prix in France and contesting the 1000-mile Mille Miglia in Italy.

The C-kind received the Le Mans 24 Hours once more in 1953, every other first for disc brakes, and additionally loved achievement withinside the arms of personal proprietors, which contributed to Jaguar completing vice-champion withinside the inaugural World Sportscar Championship.

Dan Pink, Director, Jaguar Classic, said: "Driven via way of means of a number of the maximum-widespread racing drivers in history, the C-kind laid the principles for Jaguar's achievement in staying power racing and is synonymous with layout and engineering innovation. Seventy years on, Jaguar Classic is proud with a purpose to utilise the ultra-modern improvements in production era - along conventional capabilities and unrivalled expertise - to reintroduce this mythical vehicle for a brand new era of fans to enjoy."

Of the fifty three Jaguar C-kinds constructed withinside the 1950s, forty three have been bought to non-public proprietors, however the manufacturing C-kind specification become confined to drum-braked automobiles with dual SU carburettors and 200bhp, withinside the fashion of the 1951 works automobiles.

Eight new Jaguar C-kind Continuation automobiles might be constructed in advance of a racing-stimulated birthday party occasion for his or her proprietors in 2022. Each instance will mirror the 1953 Le Mans-triumphing works crew vehicle specification, along with 3.4-litre straight-six engine with triple Weber 40DCO3 carburettors for 220bhp and disc brakes.

Building at the enjoy received with preceding Jaguar Classic Continuation programmes for Lightweight E-kind, XKSS and D-kind, Jaguar Classic engineers have consulted Jaguar's records and cross-referenced experiment records taken from an unique C-kind at the side of the ultra-modern pc aided layout era to create the maximum true new C-kind possible.

Exclusive get entry to to unique engineering drawings and organisation statistics created via way of means of the unique C-kind improvement crew - along with Malcolm Sayer, competitions supervisor Lofty England, and engineers William Heynes, Bob Knight and Norman Dewis - make sure the true 1953 specs are appropriately maintained.

Taking that engineering CAD records a degree further, for the primary time ever Jaguar Classic is likewise capable of deliver clients the possibility to visualize their C-kind Continuation certainly the usage of a mainly designed on line configurator. 

This new device at permits customers to evaluate coloration and trim alternatives from the 12 true outdoors colors and 8 indoors colors to be had, and follow non-compulsory racing roundels, steerage wheel badge and bonnet badging.

Additional alternatives to be had to Jaguar C-kind Continuation clients encompass an FIA-accepted Harness Retention System or rollover protection. Not only for show, those true new C-kinds might be eligible for anciental racing, tune and closed-avenue use.