It has been an intriguing thought – that one of the first three C-Types might exist – but Jaguar’s official records give a definite ‘NO”. Perhaps …
We recently got a hint that ONE could possibly have escaped, but that needed to be definitely proved all of these 70 years later.
We were all around the edges, but it was a word last night from the former owner of a works Le Mans C-Type racer which was the breakthrough.
Now we can say XKC001, XKC002 or XKC003 DOES EXIST AND ALWAYS HAS.
We will reveal all in edition #212, our next one.
We previously found the 1948 debut XK120 alive in the US, again against all the odds.
I think this find is equally as significant and we will name which of the three 1951 Le Mans factory racers it is – and where it is …