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Jaguar XKSS

When the British concern Jaguar decided to dispose of the racing program, workshops on brown lane was another 29 unfinished Jaguar D-type. A small, but extremely valuable stock of components and aggregates it would be foolish to just throw out, so there was a decision to create a new car, which got the name of the Jaguar XKSS. Initially it was planned to produce about 100 such vehicles, but in the end their production lasted only during 1957 and stopped at the 16 car. 14 vehicles were sold in Canada and the United States at a price of $ 7,000, the remaining find their owners in the UK.

Jaguar XKSS released as a road car, and then got a few loose specifications in order to be legalized. Changed and design - there was a second exhaust pipe, windscreen and side Windows have found the frame, and the caudal fin, had to be abandoned. Inside the cabin it was established additional passenger seat and rear a place for Luggage. However, despite the increased compared with D-type mass, Jaguar XKSS could go up to 240 km/h. The first hundred remained behind the arrow speedometer already in 5.2 seconds.

Other names of this model: Jaguar XK-SS


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