Jaguar D-type: The Story Of Xkd526

May 12, 2020|
Jaguar D-type: The Story Of Xkd526 by John Elmgreen
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The Jaguar D-type helped to establish the Coventry marque’s place in Le Mans 24 Hours folklore, thanks to three successive victories between 1955 and 1957. With its long, elegantly sculptured bonnet and distinctive tail fin, the D-type quickly became one of the world’s most recognizable sports racers – as well as one of the most successful in period.

Jaguar D-type focuses on the fascinating history of XKD 526, one of only three D-types registered new in Australia. While its competition pedigree was forged at some internationally celebrated circuits – Bathurst and Longford, for instance – it also raced at delightfully named bygones such as Gnoo Blas and Catalina Park. This is a comprehensive history of its distinguished track record.
John Elmgreen, born in Australia in 1948, has been a Jaguar XK enthusiast since his university days where he bought his first Jaguar, XK120 DHC, to restore. In the early 1970s, he started collecting information on XKs throughout Australia, before leaving for England in 1975, where he lived in London for six years. In 1980, having taken...
Title:Jaguar D-type: The Story Of Xkd526Format:HardcoverProduct dimensions:96 pages, 8.75 X 9.75 X 0.5 inShipping dimensions:96 pages, 8.75 X 9.75 X 0.5 inPublished:May 12, 2020Publisher:Porter PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1907085955

ISBN - 13:9781907085956

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