Gorgeous Classic Jag

The 1955 Jaguar XKD-type Sports Racer was the spiritual, stylistic, and structural ancestor of the E-type

XKD 509, the first "production" D off the line in 1955, has a long and interesting history. It was supplied new to New York distributor Chuck Hornburg, who sold it to Albert R. Browne of Menlo Park. At the time, its new price in the U.K. was £2,500 ($6,957).

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