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Country of origin:Great Britain
Produced from:1955 - 1958
Numbers built:42
Internal name:XKD
Designed by:Malcolm Sayer
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:August 04, 2016
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Chassis XKD 501 Built early in 1955, this is the very first D-Type specifically built for a customer, and not just any customer but Ecurie Ecosse, who had previously run C-Types with considerable success. The car was acquired for Jimmy Stewart, Jacky's older brother, to race. He did not act>>>

Chassis XKD 513 One of the first customer Jaguar D-Types, this chassis was delivered new to France and finished in French racing blue. It was raced to third at Le Mans in 1957 and crashed out of the race the following year. The damaged car was sold to Giovanni Michelotti, who cut off the da>>>

Chassis XKD 517 Completed late in the summer of 1955, this D-Type was delivered to its first owner, Alex McMillan in September. It was finished in pastel green and road registered TKF 9. McMillan debuted the car at Silverstone in October, winning three of the four races. It was then raced >>>

Chassis XKD 518 With an eye on entering the virtually untapped Italian market, Jaguar finished this D-Type in red. Ultimately, it failed to find an Italian owner and was sold to a young Bernie Ecclestone through Henlys of Manchester. The next owner was Peter Blond, who started racing the ca>>>

Chassis XKD 520 Sold new to Australian privateer racer Bib Stillwell, this is the seventh customer D-Type built. Stillwell raced the car with considerable success in a wide variety of events with winning the 1956 Bathurst Road Racing Championship as one of the highlights. The car was also b>>>

Chassis XKD 530 Completed on February 13, 1956, this D-Type was sold to Curt Lincoln, who was a successful tennis player and member of the Finnish Davis Cup team. In order to avoid excessive duty fees, he instructed the factory to make the car look used before shipping it to Finland. Lincol>>>

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