Jaguar D-Type 1954 onwards (all models)

An insight into the design, engineering, maintenance and operation of Jaguar's Le Mans-winning sports car

Jaguar D-Type 1954 onwards (all models)
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Format: Hardback, 160 Pages
ISBN: 9781785210785
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The Jaguar D-Type is the iconic 1950s Jaguar sports racing car that took a hat-trick of Le Mans victories. Revolutionary at the time, the D-Type was designed with aerodynamics in mind, and featured an aluminum, monocoque cockpit section, a bag-type fuel tank in the tail, and a dry-sump engine lubrication system.

Today, genuine D-Types are highly sought-after, and many examples are still active in historic racing. This Manual includes contemporary photographs and detailed images of D-types in the workshop today, as well as input from restoration specialists and engineers. Altogether, this is a fascinating insight into a legendary sports racing car.

The author

Chas Parker’s experience of motorsport publishing includes roles as a sub-editor and occasional contributor to Autosport and Motorsport News, Britain’s leading motorsport weeklies. He has written several motorsport books, including Haynes's Brands Hatch: The history of Britain’s best-loved motor racing circuit and Silverstone: The home of British motor racing, plus Jaguar D-type, Bugatti Type 35 and Lola T70 Manuals. He lives in East Sussex.

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Format: Hardback, 160 Pages
ISBN: 9781785210785
Illustrations: 175 color & 100 b-w photos
Size: 8.5 in x 11 in / 215.9 mm x 279.4 mm
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