Jaguar XK120C C-Type 

  • $6k built in England
  • 1951-1952
  • 210 HP 3.4L
  • 140 mph
With the only remaining C-Type, Peter Walker and Peter Whitehead took the overall victory, providing Jaguar with much publicity and acclaim.
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XKC003 - Built as one of the three original works cars, 003 chassis would be the most desirable and valuable C-type if the factory didn't scrap it not long afterwards.
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Road Tests Real world tests of the Jaguar XK120C C-Type

0-60mph

Jaguar XK120C C-Type
8 s
Veyron
2.7 s

Top speed

Jaguar XK120C C-Type
140 mph
Agera R
260 mph
Veyron
253 mph

0-100mph

Jaguar XK120C C-Type
20 s
Veyron
5.1 s

Data points Key details of the Jaguar XK120C C-Type

Price

Jaguar XK120C C-Type
$6k
Veneno
$4.106M
Veyron
$1.50M

Number built

Jaguar XK120C C-Type
54 cars
Veyron
300 cars
Veneno
4 cars

In The News From around the web

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Jaguar XK120C C-Type

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After the sweet success of Jaguar's hurried XK120, they developed the XK120C, or C-Type, as a endurance racing version.
At the 1951 LeMans race, three C-Types made their debut and faced stiff factory-backed competition from Talbot, Aston Martin and Ferrari.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Jaguar
Price $6,000
Type of car Race car
Year 1951-1952
Number built 54 cars

design

Chief designer Malcom Sayer

transmission

Drivetrain RWD
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 4 gears

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc
Front wheels 406/? 152
Rear wheels 406/? 152

road tests

Top speed 140 mph
0-60mph 8 s
0-100mph 20 s

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 10 lb/hp
Maximum hp 210 HP @ 5,800 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 3,442 cc
Air compressor None
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 8:1
Bore/stroke 3.27 in / 4.17 in
Valvetrain DOHC

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,101 lb
Width 64.5 in
Height 38.5 in
Length 157 in
Front track width 51 in
Wheelbase 96 in
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