Although just 25 examples of the Jaguar XKSS were built it took the company over 60 years to complete them all, because of a tragic factory fire followed by a 58 year pause in the model’s production.

Jaguar chose to withdraw from competition in 1956, the 1956 and 1957 Le Mans victories were taken by the Ecurie Ecosse team rather than the official Jaguar team. Some of Silodrome's advertisers may use cookies. Because the XKSS is so fiercely sought after, in March 2016 Jaguar announced that it would complete the original intended production run of 25 cars by finally building the nine XKSS lost to the Browns Lane fire.

"They will certainly be worth more than the sticker price, just as happened with La Ferrari, and a rare few other new limited production cars where demand far exceeds supply", he said.

The opportunity here is to acquire one that is, for all intents and purposes, a new car, and enjoy breaking it in as one would have upon collecting a new example from Browns Lane in 1957. Free Advert Auctions Search Classic Cars Classic Bikes Magazine Log in Register.

Read more... © Silodrome 2020. all rights reserved. Yet not many had the chance to make such a dream their reality, regardless of their wealth and stature.

It speaks to the quality of these cars that, like the 16 built in 1957, they are seldom ever offered for sale by their owners. Ben Branch has had his work featured on CNN, Popular Mechanics, the official Smithsonian Magazine, Road & Track Magazine, the official Pinterest blog, the official eBay Motors blog, BuzzFeed, and many more.

The XKSS is a rarefied strata of collector cars, alongside the Ferrari 250 GTO and McLaren F1 as the topflight of post-war sports cars.

The nine Jaguar XKSS continuation cars sold out almost immediately, it’s believed that the car shown here is the first one that’s ever been offered publicly for sale. Sign up for all of the latest Jaguar news, Contact us for Jaguar customer help or general enquires, Arrange a test through your local Jaguar Retailer. Dick Thompson, the famed “Flying Dentist,” comes to mind. Following the company’s withdrawal from racing after the 1956 season, a number of both completed and incomplete D-Types remained in factory stock and unsold.

Lovingly restored and carefully driven over a 25 year period, it was the 16th most valuable car sold in the world that year.

The buyer who missed out—in 1957, or in 2017—now has a second, or third, chance.To view this car and others currently consigned to this auction, please visit the RM website at rmsothebys.com/en/auctions/el20. Each of these cars were literally new from the wheels up, but utilized one of the original nine chassis numbers assigned to the cars that burned in 1957. The car (pictured above) had a spectacular provenance, being commissioned by well-known Jaguar collector Dick Skipworth in 1988 and built to a high specification, before being sold with a fully documented five-owner history that included actor Nicholas Cage, from 2008 to 2011. There are currently 1 Jaguar XKSS cars as well as thousands of other iconic classic and collectors cars for sale on Classic Driver. An elite global auction is where the marketplace hands down it's verdict on that worth in a single number encompassing all the attributes that influence the global desirability of that object including historic and cultural importance. The seats are also slightly larger and more comfortable than the 1950s units. The decision was made to convert these cars to road-going specification, for sale to the wanting American market.

Images: Darin Schnabel ©2019 Courtesy of RM Sotheby’s .

It is suitable for everything from road rallies to track daysor simply for taking out on Mulholland wit, For security reasons, do not select "Remember my details" if you are using a shared computer. Far from being trailer…, The Bremont ALT1-C Griffon is a new release from the highly-regarded British watchmaker named for the mighty Rolls-Royce Griffon – the 37 litre (2,240 cu. Even the dashboard knobs, Smiths instruments, and the grain of the leather upholstery are as-original, reflecting Jaguar’s passion and determination to “do it right, or not at all.”.

Only 16 XKSS models were made in 1957, and mainly because the publicly-offered car was directly based on Jaguar's three-time Le-Mans winning D-Type racing car, the original 16 cars are among the most coveted of all automobiles. It is a 10th car without a VIN that Jaguar will keep.

The decision was made to convert these cars to road-going specification, for sale to the wanting American market. The opportunity here is to acquire one that is, for all intents and purposes, a new car, and enjoy breaking it in as one would have upon collecting a new example from Browns Lane in 1957. Site Powered by Gasoline and Caffeine. 60º V12 aero engine fitted to the later examples of…, The Fiat X1/9 – A Fiat With a Difference To understand the reasoning behind the Fiat X1/9 it is perhaps best to look at the sporting motor car scene in Italy in the decade that led….

It would be hard to argue that they are not genuine, and not produced to higher standards, but how the real-world marketplace perceives them is still to be determined as the first one produced was seen just a few weeks ago for the first time in Paris (above).

The Jaguar XKSS is one of the great sports cars in history, acclaimed by experts, three Le Mans 24-hour wins to the car it replicates and most illustratively, one which has spawned an industry of replicas. Even the spare tire compartment is spotless! In the current collection since new, at the time of cataloguing this car had recorded only 51 actual miles.

Find your perfect car on ClassicCarsforSale.co.uk, the UK's best marketplace for buyers and traders. Jaguar XKSS. The XKSS replicas out there range from fiberglass body kits, all the way through to atom-perfect replicas made by craftsmen, and at the elite end, some of them are excruciatingly accurate in every detail except for the engine numbers. They are instant, fully bonafide classics. The seats are also slightly larger and more comfortable than the 1950s units.

In fact, the offering of this example is believed to be the first time that one has been offered at public auction, marking an extremely rare opportunity and special occasion for a potential buyer. Needless to say, the original run of nine XKSS produced in 2017 sold out virtually upon introduction. It’s being offered without reserve in late October, if you’d like to read more about it or register to bid you can click here to visit the listing . in.)

Silodrome, Gasoline Culture, and the Piston/Blade Icon are registered trademarks. Jaguar apparently went to a lot of trouble getting the cars into the hands of drivers, not investors. The only evident patina is intentional, such as the “aged” serial-number plate. Documentary: The Revival Of A De Havilland Mosquito, Rebuilt For A Race Car Project: There’s A Packard Straight 8 Engine For Sale On eBay, Documentary: The Incredible Rediscovery Of A Le Mans Porsche 356 SL, The Three Unusual Stainless Steel Allegheny Ludlum Fords – Now For Sale As A Package, Bremont ALT1-C Griffon – A New Timepiece From One Of Britain’s Most Famous Watchmakers, Fiat X1/9 Buying Guide – Including The Bertone X1/9, The Timex Navi XL – A Tough, Daily Wearable American Watch For $155 USD, The New Origine Virgo Motorcycle Helmet – An Italian Modern Classic Enduro Design. Now one has been revealed, though it is not one of the nine. The best known XKSS re-creation specialist is Lynx, and an XKSS built by Lynx in 1967 sold for £384,540 (US$625,146) at Bonhams Goodwood Revival sale in 2014. The last XKSS to sell publicly fetched $1,925,000 at Pebble Beach in 2005, selling with a spectacular provenance that included many successful in-period race starts in the hands of Dr Dick Thompson, "the flying dentist." 1957 Jaguar XKSS Continuation For Sale AUCTION ESTIMATE: £850,000 - £1,100,000 PRIVATE OFFERS INVITED Jaguar confirmed it was building the cars, nine in total, back in March.

Images: Darin Schnabel ©2019 Courtesy of RM Sotheby’s.

Long before the era of emissions restrictions…, This short documentary by the talented team at Praemio covers the rediscovery and restoration of one of the most historically significant cars from Porsche’s early history.

There were some other changes of course, but not many. Each of these cars was produced in the Jaguar Land Rover Classic facility at, fittingly enough, Browns Lane, which had earlier turned out a highly regarded run of new E-Type Lightweight coupesone of which is also featured in this collection.Eighteen months of research, including digitally scanning several original XKSS examples, were used to form an initial prototype from which the nine production cars were made. in (5.35 litres), and it produces 145 hp. All engines are equipped with Weber carburettors. It was a rare occasion when a race car with only a few minor changes was then resold as a road car, and perhaps unsurprisingly, most of the people who bought an XKSS were sportsmen who wound up racing them anyway. We use cookies to enhance your experience.

It’s every car enthusiast’s dream to discover a long…, This series of three stainless steel cars was built by Ford and stainless steel producer Allegheny Ludlum Inc. starting in 1936, in order to showcase the benefits of stainless steel. The most famous, of course, is that owned and enthusiastically driven, much to the consternation of studio executives, by Steve McQueen—a car so famous that it has become a part of its owner’s legend. The nine Jaguar XKSS continuation cars sold out almost immediately, it’s believed that the car shown here is the first one that’s ever been offered publicly for sale. Eighteen months of research, including digitally scanning several original XKSS examples, were used to form an initial prototype from which the nine production cars were made. The 1957 Jaguar XKSS going to auction on March 10, 2017 | Estimate: $16,000,000 - $18,000,000 |, The Jaguar Classic "continuation" 1957 XKSS. Bodywork was modified with the removal of the divider between the seats and the large tail fin, as well as the addition of a passenger door, a full-width windshield with chromed frame, side screens in both driver and passenger doors, chromed bumperettes, and a simple folding top. Gearbox – four gears or a modern five gear model for better comfortable gear shifting and better dynamics of driving. Even the dashboard knobs, Smiths instruments, and the grain of the leather upholstery are as-original, reflecting Jaguars passion and determination to do it right, or not at all.Only minor changes were made throughout, always to improve driver and passenger safety, including installation of a modern fuel cell. The car can be fitted with all-aluminum engine Jaguar XK type with dry sump which was used in original cars.

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Although just 25 examples of the Jaguar XKSS were built it took the company over 60 years to complete them all, because of a tragic factory fire followed by a 58 year pause in the model’s production.

Jaguar chose to withdraw from competition in 1956, the 1956 and 1957 Le Mans victories were taken by the Ecurie Ecosse team rather than the official Jaguar team. Some of Silodrome's advertisers may use cookies. Because the XKSS is so fiercely sought after, in March 2016 Jaguar announced that it would complete the original intended production run of 25 cars by finally building the nine XKSS lost to the Browns Lane fire.

"They will certainly be worth more than the sticker price, just as happened with La Ferrari, and a rare few other new limited production cars where demand far exceeds supply", he said.

The opportunity here is to acquire one that is, for all intents and purposes, a new car, and enjoy breaking it in as one would have upon collecting a new example from Browns Lane in 1957. Free Advert Auctions Search Classic Cars Classic Bikes Magazine Log in Register.

Read more... © Silodrome 2020. all rights reserved. Yet not many had the chance to make such a dream their reality, regardless of their wealth and stature.

It speaks to the quality of these cars that, like the 16 built in 1957, they are seldom ever offered for sale by their owners. Ben Branch has had his work featured on CNN, Popular Mechanics, the official Smithsonian Magazine, Road & Track Magazine, the official Pinterest blog, the official eBay Motors blog, BuzzFeed, and many more.

The XKSS is a rarefied strata of collector cars, alongside the Ferrari 250 GTO and McLaren F1 as the topflight of post-war sports cars.

The nine Jaguar XKSS continuation cars sold out almost immediately, it’s believed that the car shown here is the first one that’s ever been offered publicly for sale. Sign up for all of the latest Jaguar news, Contact us for Jaguar customer help or general enquires, Arrange a test through your local Jaguar Retailer. Dick Thompson, the famed “Flying Dentist,” comes to mind. Following the company’s withdrawal from racing after the 1956 season, a number of both completed and incomplete D-Types remained in factory stock and unsold.

Lovingly restored and carefully driven over a 25 year period, it was the 16th most valuable car sold in the world that year.

The buyer who missed out—in 1957, or in 2017—now has a second, or third, chance.To view this car and others currently consigned to this auction, please visit the RM website at rmsothebys.com/en/auctions/el20. Each of these cars were literally new from the wheels up, but utilized one of the original nine chassis numbers assigned to the cars that burned in 1957. The car (pictured above) had a spectacular provenance, being commissioned by well-known Jaguar collector Dick Skipworth in 1988 and built to a high specification, before being sold with a fully documented five-owner history that included actor Nicholas Cage, from 2008 to 2011. There are currently 1 Jaguar XKSS cars as well as thousands of other iconic classic and collectors cars for sale on Classic Driver. An elite global auction is where the marketplace hands down it's verdict on that worth in a single number encompassing all the attributes that influence the global desirability of that object including historic and cultural importance. The seats are also slightly larger and more comfortable than the 1950s units. The decision was made to convert these cars to road-going specification, for sale to the wanting American market.

Images: Darin Schnabel ©2019 Courtesy of RM Sotheby’s .

It is suitable for everything from road rallies to track daysor simply for taking out on Mulholland wit, For security reasons, do not select "Remember my details" if you are using a shared computer. Far from being trailer…, The Bremont ALT1-C Griffon is a new release from the highly-regarded British watchmaker named for the mighty Rolls-Royce Griffon – the 37 litre (2,240 cu. Even the dashboard knobs, Smiths instruments, and the grain of the leather upholstery are as-original, reflecting Jaguar’s passion and determination to “do it right, or not at all.”.

Only 16 XKSS models were made in 1957, and mainly because the publicly-offered car was directly based on Jaguar's three-time Le-Mans winning D-Type racing car, the original 16 cars are among the most coveted of all automobiles. It is a 10th car without a VIN that Jaguar will keep.

The decision was made to convert these cars to road-going specification, for sale to the wanting American market. The opportunity here is to acquire one that is, for all intents and purposes, a new car, and enjoy breaking it in as one would have upon collecting a new example from Browns Lane in 1957. Site Powered by Gasoline and Caffeine. 60º V12 aero engine fitted to the later examples of…, The Fiat X1/9 – A Fiat With a Difference To understand the reasoning behind the Fiat X1/9 it is perhaps best to look at the sporting motor car scene in Italy in the decade that led….

It would be hard to argue that they are not genuine, and not produced to higher standards, but how the real-world marketplace perceives them is still to be determined as the first one produced was seen just a few weeks ago for the first time in Paris (above).

The Jaguar XKSS is one of the great sports cars in history, acclaimed by experts, three Le Mans 24-hour wins to the car it replicates and most illustratively, one which has spawned an industry of replicas. Even the spare tire compartment is spotless! In the current collection since new, at the time of cataloguing this car had recorded only 51 actual miles.

Find your perfect car on ClassicCarsforSale.co.uk, the UK's best marketplace for buyers and traders. Jaguar XKSS. The XKSS replicas out there range from fiberglass body kits, all the way through to atom-perfect replicas made by craftsmen, and at the elite end, some of them are excruciatingly accurate in every detail except for the engine numbers. They are instant, fully bonafide classics. The seats are also slightly larger and more comfortable than the 1950s units.

In fact, the offering of this example is believed to be the first time that one has been offered at public auction, marking an extremely rare opportunity and special occasion for a potential buyer. Needless to say, the original run of nine XKSS produced in 2017 sold out virtually upon introduction. It’s being offered without reserve in late October, if you’d like to read more about it or register to bid you can click here to visit the listing . in.)

Silodrome, Gasoline Culture, and the Piston/Blade Icon are registered trademarks. Jaguar apparently went to a lot of trouble getting the cars into the hands of drivers, not investors. The only evident patina is intentional, such as the “aged” serial-number plate. Documentary: The Revival Of A De Havilland Mosquito, Rebuilt For A Race Car Project: There’s A Packard Straight 8 Engine For Sale On eBay, Documentary: The Incredible Rediscovery Of A Le Mans Porsche 356 SL, The Three Unusual Stainless Steel Allegheny Ludlum Fords – Now For Sale As A Package, Bremont ALT1-C Griffon – A New Timepiece From One Of Britain’s Most Famous Watchmakers, Fiat X1/9 Buying Guide – Including The Bertone X1/9, The Timex Navi XL – A Tough, Daily Wearable American Watch For $155 USD, The New Origine Virgo Motorcycle Helmet – An Italian Modern Classic Enduro Design. Now one has been revealed, though it is not one of the nine. The best known XKSS re-creation specialist is Lynx, and an XKSS built by Lynx in 1967 sold for £384,540 (US$625,146) at Bonhams Goodwood Revival sale in 2014. The last XKSS to sell publicly fetched $1,925,000 at Pebble Beach in 2005, selling with a spectacular provenance that included many successful in-period race starts in the hands of Dr Dick Thompson, "the flying dentist." 1957 Jaguar XKSS Continuation For Sale AUCTION ESTIMATE: £850,000 - £1,100,000 PRIVATE OFFERS INVITED Jaguar confirmed it was building the cars, nine in total, back in March.

Images: Darin Schnabel ©2019 Courtesy of RM Sotheby’s.

Long before the era of emissions restrictions…, This short documentary by the talented team at Praemio covers the rediscovery and restoration of one of the most historically significant cars from Porsche’s early history.

There were some other changes of course, but not many. Each of these cars was produced in the Jaguar Land Rover Classic facility at, fittingly enough, Browns Lane, which had earlier turned out a highly regarded run of new E-Type Lightweight coupesone of which is also featured in this collection.Eighteen months of research, including digitally scanning several original XKSS examples, were used to form an initial prototype from which the nine production cars were made. in (5.35 litres), and it produces 145 hp. All engines are equipped with Weber carburettors. It was a rare occasion when a race car with only a few minor changes was then resold as a road car, and perhaps unsurprisingly, most of the people who bought an XKSS were sportsmen who wound up racing them anyway. We use cookies to enhance your experience.

It’s every car enthusiast’s dream to discover a long…, This series of three stainless steel cars was built by Ford and stainless steel producer Allegheny Ludlum Inc. starting in 1936, in order to showcase the benefits of stainless steel. The most famous, of course, is that owned and enthusiastically driven, much to the consternation of studio executives, by Steve McQueen—a car so famous that it has become a part of its owner’s legend. The nine Jaguar XKSS continuation cars sold out almost immediately, it’s believed that the car shown here is the first one that’s ever been offered publicly for sale. Eighteen months of research, including digitally scanning several original XKSS examples, were used to form an initial prototype from which the nine production cars were made. The 1957 Jaguar XKSS going to auction on March 10, 2017 | Estimate: $16,000,000 - $18,000,000 |, The Jaguar Classic "continuation" 1957 XKSS. Bodywork was modified with the removal of the divider between the seats and the large tail fin, as well as the addition of a passenger door, a full-width windshield with chromed frame, side screens in both driver and passenger doors, chromed bumperettes, and a simple folding top. Gearbox – four gears or a modern five gear model for better comfortable gear shifting and better dynamics of driving. Even the dashboard knobs, Smiths instruments, and the grain of the leather upholstery are as-original, reflecting Jaguars passion and determination to do it right, or not at all.Only minor changes were made throughout, always to improve driver and passenger safety, including installation of a modern fuel cell. The car can be fitted with all-aluminum engine Jaguar XK type with dry sump which was used in original cars.

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"Nine cars is a vast undersupply so they'll maybe be worth two or three times their buy price when they roll out the door, but I don't think the market will pay anywhere near the same amount as for one of the original 16 cars.".

Although just 25 examples of the Jaguar XKSS were built it took the company over 60 years to complete them all, because of a tragic factory fire followed by a 58 year pause in the model’s production.

Jaguar chose to withdraw from competition in 1956, the 1956 and 1957 Le Mans victories were taken by the Ecurie Ecosse team rather than the official Jaguar team. Some of Silodrome's advertisers may use cookies. Because the XKSS is so fiercely sought after, in March 2016 Jaguar announced that it would complete the original intended production run of 25 cars by finally building the nine XKSS lost to the Browns Lane fire.

"They will certainly be worth more than the sticker price, just as happened with La Ferrari, and a rare few other new limited production cars where demand far exceeds supply", he said.

The opportunity here is to acquire one that is, for all intents and purposes, a new car, and enjoy breaking it in as one would have upon collecting a new example from Browns Lane in 1957. Free Advert Auctions Search Classic Cars Classic Bikes Magazine Log in Register.

Read more... © Silodrome 2020. all rights reserved. Yet not many had the chance to make such a dream their reality, regardless of their wealth and stature.

It speaks to the quality of these cars that, like the 16 built in 1957, they are seldom ever offered for sale by their owners. Ben Branch has had his work featured on CNN, Popular Mechanics, the official Smithsonian Magazine, Road & Track Magazine, the official Pinterest blog, the official eBay Motors blog, BuzzFeed, and many more.

The XKSS is a rarefied strata of collector cars, alongside the Ferrari 250 GTO and McLaren F1 as the topflight of post-war sports cars.

The nine Jaguar XKSS continuation cars sold out almost immediately, it’s believed that the car shown here is the first one that’s ever been offered publicly for sale. Sign up for all of the latest Jaguar news, Contact us for Jaguar customer help or general enquires, Arrange a test through your local Jaguar Retailer. Dick Thompson, the famed “Flying Dentist,” comes to mind. Following the company’s withdrawal from racing after the 1956 season, a number of both completed and incomplete D-Types remained in factory stock and unsold.

Lovingly restored and carefully driven over a 25 year period, it was the 16th most valuable car sold in the world that year.

The buyer who missed out—in 1957, or in 2017—now has a second, or third, chance.To view this car and others currently consigned to this auction, please visit the RM website at rmsothebys.com/en/auctions/el20. Each of these cars were literally new from the wheels up, but utilized one of the original nine chassis numbers assigned to the cars that burned in 1957. The car (pictured above) had a spectacular provenance, being commissioned by well-known Jaguar collector Dick Skipworth in 1988 and built to a high specification, before being sold with a fully documented five-owner history that included actor Nicholas Cage, from 2008 to 2011. There are currently 1 Jaguar XKSS cars as well as thousands of other iconic classic and collectors cars for sale on Classic Driver. An elite global auction is where the marketplace hands down it's verdict on that worth in a single number encompassing all the attributes that influence the global desirability of that object including historic and cultural importance. The seats are also slightly larger and more comfortable than the 1950s units. The decision was made to convert these cars to road-going specification, for sale to the wanting American market.

Images: Darin Schnabel ©2019 Courtesy of RM Sotheby’s .

It is suitable for everything from road rallies to track daysor simply for taking out on Mulholland wit, For security reasons, do not select "Remember my details" if you are using a shared computer. Far from being trailer…, The Bremont ALT1-C Griffon is a new release from the highly-regarded British watchmaker named for the mighty Rolls-Royce Griffon – the 37 litre (2,240 cu. Even the dashboard knobs, Smiths instruments, and the grain of the leather upholstery are as-original, reflecting Jaguar’s passion and determination to “do it right, or not at all.”.

Only 16 XKSS models were made in 1957, and mainly because the publicly-offered car was directly based on Jaguar's three-time Le-Mans winning D-Type racing car, the original 16 cars are among the most coveted of all automobiles. It is a 10th car without a VIN that Jaguar will keep.

The decision was made to convert these cars to road-going specification, for sale to the wanting American market. The opportunity here is to acquire one that is, for all intents and purposes, a new car, and enjoy breaking it in as one would have upon collecting a new example from Browns Lane in 1957. Site Powered by Gasoline and Caffeine. 60º V12 aero engine fitted to the later examples of…, The Fiat X1/9 – A Fiat With a Difference To understand the reasoning behind the Fiat X1/9 it is perhaps best to look at the sporting motor car scene in Italy in the decade that led….

It would be hard to argue that they are not genuine, and not produced to higher standards, but how the real-world marketplace perceives them is still to be determined as the first one produced was seen just a few weeks ago for the first time in Paris (above).

The Jaguar XKSS is one of the great sports cars in history, acclaimed by experts, three Le Mans 24-hour wins to the car it replicates and most illustratively, one which has spawned an industry of replicas. Even the spare tire compartment is spotless! In the current collection since new, at the time of cataloguing this car had recorded only 51 actual miles.

Find your perfect car on ClassicCarsforSale.co.uk, the UK's best marketplace for buyers and traders. Jaguar XKSS. The XKSS replicas out there range from fiberglass body kits, all the way through to atom-perfect replicas made by craftsmen, and at the elite end, some of them are excruciatingly accurate in every detail except for the engine numbers. They are instant, fully bonafide classics. The seats are also slightly larger and more comfortable than the 1950s units.

In fact, the offering of this example is believed to be the first time that one has been offered at public auction, marking an extremely rare opportunity and special occasion for a potential buyer. Needless to say, the original run of nine XKSS produced in 2017 sold out virtually upon introduction. It’s being offered without reserve in late October, if you’d like to read more about it or register to bid you can click here to visit the listing . in.)

Silodrome, Gasoline Culture, and the Piston/Blade Icon are registered trademarks. Jaguar apparently went to a lot of trouble getting the cars into the hands of drivers, not investors. The only evident patina is intentional, such as the “aged” serial-number plate. Documentary: The Revival Of A De Havilland Mosquito, Rebuilt For A Race Car Project: There’s A Packard Straight 8 Engine For Sale On eBay, Documentary: The Incredible Rediscovery Of A Le Mans Porsche 356 SL, The Three Unusual Stainless Steel Allegheny Ludlum Fords – Now For Sale As A Package, Bremont ALT1-C Griffon – A New Timepiece From One Of Britain’s Most Famous Watchmakers, Fiat X1/9 Buying Guide – Including The Bertone X1/9, The Timex Navi XL – A Tough, Daily Wearable American Watch For $155 USD, The New Origine Virgo Motorcycle Helmet – An Italian Modern Classic Enduro Design. Now one has been revealed, though it is not one of the nine. The best known XKSS re-creation specialist is Lynx, and an XKSS built by Lynx in 1967 sold for £384,540 (US$625,146) at Bonhams Goodwood Revival sale in 2014. The last XKSS to sell publicly fetched $1,925,000 at Pebble Beach in 2005, selling with a spectacular provenance that included many successful in-period race starts in the hands of Dr Dick Thompson, "the flying dentist." 1957 Jaguar XKSS Continuation For Sale AUCTION ESTIMATE: £850,000 - £1,100,000 PRIVATE OFFERS INVITED Jaguar confirmed it was building the cars, nine in total, back in March.

Images: Darin Schnabel ©2019 Courtesy of RM Sotheby’s.

Long before the era of emissions restrictions…, This short documentary by the talented team at Praemio covers the rediscovery and restoration of one of the most historically significant cars from Porsche’s early history.

There were some other changes of course, but not many. Each of these cars was produced in the Jaguar Land Rover Classic facility at, fittingly enough, Browns Lane, which had earlier turned out a highly regarded run of new E-Type Lightweight coupesone of which is also featured in this collection.Eighteen months of research, including digitally scanning several original XKSS examples, were used to form an initial prototype from which the nine production cars were made. in (5.35 litres), and it produces 145 hp. All engines are equipped with Weber carburettors. It was a rare occasion when a race car with only a few minor changes was then resold as a road car, and perhaps unsurprisingly, most of the people who bought an XKSS were sportsmen who wound up racing them anyway. We use cookies to enhance your experience.

It’s every car enthusiast’s dream to discover a long…, This series of three stainless steel cars was built by Ford and stainless steel producer Allegheny Ludlum Inc. starting in 1936, in order to showcase the benefits of stainless steel. The most famous, of course, is that owned and enthusiastically driven, much to the consternation of studio executives, by Steve McQueen—a car so famous that it has become a part of its owner’s legend. The nine Jaguar XKSS continuation cars sold out almost immediately, it’s believed that the car shown here is the first one that’s ever been offered publicly for sale. Eighteen months of research, including digitally scanning several original XKSS examples, were used to form an initial prototype from which the nine production cars were made. The 1957 Jaguar XKSS going to auction on March 10, 2017 | Estimate: $16,000,000 - $18,000,000 |, The Jaguar Classic "continuation" 1957 XKSS. Bodywork was modified with the removal of the divider between the seats and the large tail fin, as well as the addition of a passenger door, a full-width windshield with chromed frame, side screens in both driver and passenger doors, chromed bumperettes, and a simple folding top. Gearbox – four gears or a modern five gear model for better comfortable gear shifting and better dynamics of driving. Even the dashboard knobs, Smiths instruments, and the grain of the leather upholstery are as-original, reflecting Jaguars passion and determination to do it right, or not at all.Only minor changes were made throughout, always to improve driver and passenger safety, including installation of a modern fuel cell. The car can be fitted with all-aluminum engine Jaguar XK type with dry sump which was used in original cars.

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