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JAGUAR CLASSIC LE MANS EXPERIENCE - C-type and XK140

Jaguar Classic Le Mans Experience - C-type and XK140

The Le Mans Experience is your chance to experience the C-type and XK140, Jaguar's first sports cars that earned their motorsport credentials in the famous Le Mans 24-hr race.

Price per person: £295.00

Experience Dates for 2018 are due to be released in the early New Year, please contact charlotte.brant@jaguarexperience.com for further information.


Experience Terms and Conditions Apply.
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Le Mans Experience - XK120 and C-type

Following the participation of the XK120 at Le Mans in 1950, Jaguar combined the drivetrain with a new aerodynamic shape to create the XK120C (otherwise known as the C-type), the first Jaguar designed solely with racing in mind. C-type won the legendary race the following year and then again in 1953 when its innovative disc braking system saw C-types dominate the leaderboard with first, second and fourth places. The winning car achieved an average of 105mph, the first time the race had been completed at triple figure speeds!

Launched in 1954, the XK140 further developed the XK120 production car, adding more space and rear seats, whilst retaining the superb 3.4 litre straight six engine, developing 250PS with a top speed of 129 mph. In 1956 XK140 was privately entered into the Le Mans 24-hr race, driven by Peter Bolton and Robert Walshaw. It was wrongly disqualified by the ACO and will therefore be returning to the historic circuit in 2016, celebrating its sixtieth anniversary by competing in the world famous "Le Mans Classic".

Your Experience Includes

  • Refreshments & welcome
  • Safety briefing
  • Expert tuition
  • Driving Classic Jaguar C-Type & XK140s on track
  • Refreshments & depart

Duration: 1.5 Hours

 

Jaguar Le Mans Experience 2018

  • Dates will be released in early 2018

 

Experience Terms and Conditions Apply. Please click here for details.

Jaguar Classic Le Mans Experience - C-type and XK140

0333 733 3003
Email castlebromwich@jaguarexperience.com

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