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 has written a number of books about motorsport, including Haynes Manuals for the D-type Jaguar and Bugatti Type 35 and others. He was short-listed, together with co-author Philip Porter, for the 2017 RAC Motoring Book of the Year Award for his book on the 1953 Le Mans-winning C-type Jaguar.

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Specs

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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