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1955 Jaguar D-Type

1955 Jaguar D-Type. To the front bulkhead was attached an aluminium tubing subframe for the engine, steering assembly, and front su… Its alloy monocoque chassis copied a construction method commonplace in the

1955 Jaguar D Type Previously Sold Will Stone Historic Cars from www.willstonecars.com

It was one of only 54 ever produced for private customers, a vehicle built for sportsmen who wanted to dominate their local racing circuit. The tub, or cockpit section, was of monocoque construction, mostly comprising sheets of aluminium alloy. To the front bulkhead was attached an aluminium tubing subframe for the engine, steering assembly, and front su…

To The Front Bulkhead Was Attached An Aluminium Tubing Subframe For The Engine, Steering Assembly, And Front Su…

The design applied aeronautical technology, revolutionary at the time. It was one of only 54 ever produced for private customers, a vehicle built for sportsmen who wanted to dominate their local racing circuit. It was the first place winner at the 24 hours of le mans endurance race in.

The Seriousness Of That Single Event Brought About Changes That Were To Impact.

The tub, or cockpit section, was of monocoque construction, mostly comprising sheets of aluminium alloy. The le mans crash of 1955 was a wake up call for motor racing. Its alloy monocoque chassis copied a construction method commonplace in the

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