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This year is the 70th anniversary of the birth of the Jaguar C-Type. In order to commemorate this classic model, Jaguar will launch a re-enacted version of the C-Type in order to relive its former glory. It is reported that the specifications of the re-engraved model will be consistent with the car that won the championship in 1953, and there will be only 8 cars in the world.
In 1951, the Jaguar C-Type was officially unveiled. In order to pursue the ultimate aerodynamic performance, The shape of the car looks very round, the integrated front design and exaggerated curved body also make the Jaguar C-Type regarded as one of the most beautiful models in history, and it is also regarded as the most representative of the brand. A model with the characteristics of the 'Puma'.
The Jaguar C-Type was also called XK120-C at the time, where XK refers to its It is equipped with an inline six-cylinder engine, 120 is the vehicle code, and C is the abbreviation of Copetition (competition). The car was equipped with a 3.4-liter inline six-cylinder engine with three Weber 40 DCO3 carburettors And double camshaft group, the maximum power is 205 horsepower.
In addition, the frame of the Jaguar C-Type uses multiple triangular structures and is made of aluminum alloy. Welded, it is not only strong but also has excellent lightweight performance. According to the data, the weight of the car is 25% lower than the previous XK120 model. Therefore, the Jaguar C-Type not only has excellent acceleration performance and handling performance, but also extremely fast It can exceed 240km/h.
In addition, Jaguar C-Type also adopted disc brakes that were very advanced at the time It is said that the braking performance of this car is significantly ahead of other racing cars at the time, so it can be braked later before turning into the track, laying the foundation for victory.
In the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1951, the Jaguar C-Type showed its first appearance and won the championship. . But the following year, due to the excessive tuning of the car, which caused a cooling system problem, it finally came back to no avail.
In 1953, Jaguar upgraded the C-Type, which showed obvious performance in all aspects Improved and finally won the Le Mans 24 Hours Endurance Race. In the race, the C-Type not only led the opponent by nearly 45 minutes, but also became the first vehicle to drive 3,500 kilometers in 24 hours! After that, Jaguar C-Type swept the championship, runner-up and fourth place in the 24 Hours of Le Mans. The average speed in the race exceeded 160km/h, and the result was finally locked at 4000km.
In order to pay tribute to the classics and brilliance, the re-enacted version of C-Type launched by Jaguar this time is completely restored The specifications of the winning car of the year, including styling, powertrain, etc., and the re-enacted model are also fully compliant with modern road laws and can be driven on the road normally. It is reported that the new car will be officially delivered to customers in 2022.