Jaguar C-type fetches £5.7m at Auction

| Editorial | May 17, 2016

News of an un-restored Jaguar C-type which raced at Le Mans has sold for £5,715,580 at auction in Monaco, during the Grand Prix Historique race meeting on the weekend just gone.

Jaguar C-type fetches £5.7m at auction

According to the full article in the Telegraph. James Knight, International Group Director, Bonhams Motoring, said:

“The Jaguar was not at all a combination of the chassis from one car, the body from another.

“On further inspection, we established that the it really is the 1953 Belgian-entered Le Mans car in toto, chassis number ‘XKC 047’ – still bearing its original, complete ‘K 1047’ body – but with its chassis number merely re-stamped ‘XKC 011’ by the factory before sale in January 1955.”

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