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Country of origin:Great Britain
Produced in:1953
Numbers built:3
Predecessor:Jaguar C-Type
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:August 01, 2018
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Chassis XKC 051 Entered in the 1953 24 Hours of Le Mans for Tony Rolt and Duncan Hamilton, this is the first of three Lightweight specification C-Types built. The all-British entry scored a record breaking victory, beating the sister car by four laps. Rolt and Hamilton then raced the car in>>>

Chassis XKC 052 The second Lightweight C-Type, this car was entered at Le Mans in 1953 for Peter Whitehead and Ian Stewart. They finished fourth overall by the two sister cars and one of the mighty Cunninghams. It was raced once more by the factory team, at the Goodwood Nine Hours where an >>>

Chassis XKC 053 This was the third and final Lightweight C-Type built by Jaguar for the 1953 season. It was entered in the 24 Hours of Le Mans by the factory team for Stirling Moss and Peter Walker. They finished second overall, four laps behind the victorious sister car. It was raced again>>>

  Article Image gallery (33) Chassis (3) Specifications