Jaguar D Type:

Jaguar D type replica

The Jaguar D Type - one of the greatest race cars of all time.
It was designed as a replacement for the C type and to continue Jaguar's competition successes. The D type achieved its goal by winning Le Mans in 1955, '56 and '57. These and many other victories ensured the D type of a place in history.
The Jaguar D type legend was born. As less than 100 cars were built and they are now valued in excess of a million dollars,ownership is limited to a very few.

Charles Motors has created the opportunity to own a authentically styled reproduction of one of the world's legends in racing car history at a fraction of the cost.

Each CM D type replica is hand-built with great care by automotive craftsmen to exacting standards to ensure that the CM D type replica is of the highest quality. Intensive research and engineering studies were carried out, including road testing an example for several thousand miles in six countries.

 
Jaguar engine The car is fitted with a 3.8 litre engine with triple Weber carburettors. This chassis based car features dual circuit brakes with twin master cylinders fitted with an adjustable balance bar.
There are two versions of the D type - chassis based or monocoque based. The chassis based version is available with a GRP or aluminium body. All internal panels are jig-bonded into place, seamed inside and out for full weather protection and within the body unit is a unique tubular steel subframe which enables such items as hinges and locks to be steel mounted. This body/subframe combination is then bolted to the chassis by means of metallastic bushes thus eliminating stress transfer and vibration into the bodywork.

On the monocoque version the tubular front frame continues through the monocoque to form a backbone and connect with the detachable rear subframe. Steel inner panels and tubular reinforcement are fitted for additional strength and side impact protection. Aluminium floors and outer sills are riveted to the backbone frame. The upper body tub panels, bonnet and rear bodywork are available in GRP or aluminium.The full aluminium monocoque version is virtually indistinguishable from an original D type.

Jaguar wheel A 15" cast alloy replica wheel fitted to a standard Jaguar hub.

Other variations include 15" steel-standard hub and 16" alloy/steel-peg drive hub as original.

 

With prices starting at £35,000 for a handbuilt sports car the answer to your dreams is very close.

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