1953 JAGUAR C-TYPE for sale $327,000

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Title 1953 JAGUAR C-TYPE
Price AUD $327,000
Listing Type Used
Refcode DIY1225061
Body Type Roadster
No. of Doors 2
No. of Cylinders 6cyl
Capacity - cc 3,400
Fuel Type Premium Unleaded
Transmission Manual
No. of Gears 5
Odometer 4807
Roadworthy RWC
Colour British Racing Green

Experience the thrill of owning a perfect re-creation of the legendary 1953 Jaguar C-Type.

One of 6 cars built in Australia, meticulously kept and maintained by Nicholas Dunnage at Smart Restoration, it is truly in mint condition. It stands as an impeccable example of the original, offered at a fraction of the cost of an original, which sold for $20m in Monterey, California.

The Jaguar C-Type, officially known as the Jaguar XK120-C, was based on the Jaguar XK120. The XK120, introduced in 1948, was celebrated for its performance and elegant design. The "C" in C-Type stands for "Competition," indicating its racing purpose.
The C-Type utilized the XK120's engine and mechanical components but featured a lightweight tubular frame and an aerodynamic body designed for competitive racing. This model achieved significant success in motorsport, including victories at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1951 and 1953.

Body and Chassis: Full 1953 LWT C-Type tool room re-creation with a correct 1953 works LWT aluminium body copy over a correctly designed chassis.
Wheels: Alloy rimmed wire wheels with steel hubs painted silver, as per the correct C-Type.
Engine: 3.4 XK engine featuring D-Type cams, mild head porting, and high compression pistons.
Oil System: Correct cast alloy C-Type specific oil sump.
Carburettors: Triple Weber 45 DCOE carburettors.
Radiator: Alloy C-Type specific radiator.
Pulleys and Alternator: C-Type Le Mans specific pulleys and alternator Dynamo copy.
Exhaust System: Correct triple into single double exhaust system as per the 1953 Le Mans LWT works cars, in stainless and ceramic coated.
Transmission: 5-speed evolution E-Types gearbox with XK bell housing.
Differential: LS Salisbury differential correct to C-Type.
Brakes: Billet aluminium V&A Spiteri brake calliper upgrade with correct C-Type discs.
Steering: Correct C-Type rack and pinion steering.
Tyres: Correct Dunlop cross ply competition tyres.
Instrumentation: Correct C-Type specific instrumentation, with reverse sweep tachometer.
Ignition and Cooling: Electronic ignition and electric self-engaging thermo fan system.
Additional Features: Extra door on the passenger side for ease of passenger entry. Tonneau cover, covering either side for driving or both sides for overnight storage.

This meticulously crafted replica offers an authentic driving experience, combining vintage charm with modern reliability. Don't miss your chance to own a piece of automotive history.

Perfect for collectors and enthusiasts alike, this Jaguar C-Type replica is a rare find. Act fast before it's gone!

This unique 52 Jaguar C Type is part of a private promotional car collection where all vehicles are always up for sale for the right buyer at the right price. The portfolio continues to grow and vary each year and the owner is happy to consider swaps of similar unique vintage, veteran or hot rod cars that have already been restored and are ready to go.

All vehicles are sold with clear title and no finance attached and therefore request
- no test pilots
- low ballers need not apply
- please ask your spouse's permission before making contact

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