This Is One Of The Most Important Jaguars Of All Time

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Amazing history, well maintained and driven by a certain British racing driver.

Sir Stirling Moss isone of the greatest racing drivers of all time. With amazing statisticsduring the 1000-mile Mille Miglia race and other races around the world, heknows how to drive a car. One of the countless number of great cars he’s drivenduring his racing years was the 1952 Jaguar C-Type ‘XKC 011.’ This particularcar is to head to the Bonhams Monaco Sale auction. The car is still in itsoriginal condition and is offered by the family that has owned it for 52 years.The XKC 011 was built for the Jaguar Works racing team in 1952.

It made its racing debut at Silverstone that year, driven by Peter Walker who was a one-time pre-war Brooklands star. The car was fitted with an aerodynamic long nose and long tail for the 24 Hours of Le Mans race. It was then co-driven by Sir Stirling Moss and Peter Walker but failed to finish. The car went to other races including the 1952 9 Hours of Goodwood Race, the Mille Miglia and the Targa Florio race in Sicily, both in 1953. It also competed at the 1953 British Empire Trophy race at the Isle of Man. Sir Stirling Moss and other famous racing drivers took the car to considerable success in all of these races. After its successful history, the XKC 011 was sold from the Jaguar Works racing team and became one of the most famous C-Types of all time.

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The car will be sold by Bonhams in Monaco next year and with this much amazing history, we expect the car to reach many millions of dollars when it goes under the hammer. Thanks to the C-Type, we were able to see more beautiful cars from Jaguar from the D to the F-Type, which is why the C-Type XKC 011 deserves the utmost respect.

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