Lot 55

2018   |   Scottsdale Auctions 2018

1956 Jaguar D-Type

Estimate

$10,000,000 - $12,000,000

Chassis

XKD 518

Engine

E2028-9

Car Highlights

A Well-Known and Highly Regarded Example of Jaguar’s Legendary D-Type

Early Production Customer Car Delivered New to Henlys of Manchester

Owned by Famed British Racing Drivers Peter Blond and Jean Bloxham

Raced in Period at Goodwood, Brands Hatch, Oulton Park, and Crystal Palace

Presented in Original Red Livery; Retains Matching-Numbers Engine and Bodywork

Documented by Jaguar Historians and Featured in Numerous Books on the Model

Technical Specs

3,442 CC DOHC Inline 6-Cylinder Engine

Three Weber 45 DCO3 Carburetors

250 BHP at 6,000 RPM

4-Speed Manual Gearbox

4-Wheel Dunlop Disc Brakes

Front Independent Double-Wishbone Suspension with Torsion Bars

Rear Live Axle with Trailing Links and Transverse Torsion Bar

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