To celebrate the Le Mans Classic, we look at the constructors who have won the most 24 hour of Le Mans races before the year 2000.
In the 1950s, a Jaguar car won the 24 hours of Le Mans on 5 separate occasions, with the Jaguar D Type winning 3 years in a row from 1955 to 1957. It was a golden decade for British cars at Le Mans.
2018 marks the 70th birthday of the Jaguar XK series. The XK120 was launched at the 1948 London Motor Show and proved to be a great success.
The original Jaguar D-Type sports car won the Le Mans 24-hour race in 1955, 1956 and 1957 with the performance being monitored by SMITHS gauges.
Iron Maiden drummer, Nicko McBrain, commissioned the Jaguar Classic division to build a bespoke XJ6 which included SMITHS classic car flight gauges.
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