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XKC034

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Record Creation: Entered on 25 February 2020.

 

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2008-10-31 01:44:43 | Coventry Racers writes:

The record was updated:

  • Current Country was added: United States
  • Last Seen was added: 1998
  • 2009-09-07 14:58:44 | Coventry Racers writes:

    The record was updated:

  • Factory Paint Color was changed from dark green to british racing green
  • Original Distributor was added: Hoffman, New York
  • Original Owner Country was added: United States
  • Notes From Heritage Record was added: Registration HX22608
  • Car Condition was added: Rest: Concours
  • Current Color was added: british racing green
  • Last Seen was changed from 1998 to 2009
  • 2010-08-07 03:58:07 | Coventry Racers writes:

    The record was updated:

  • Replacement Engine Number was added: Sport racer engine
  • 2011-01-20 05:49:56 | Coventry Racers writes:

    The record was updated:

  • Notes From Heritage Record was deleted, old value was: Registration HX22608
  • Replacement Engine was added: other jaguar
  • Replacement Engine Number was changed from Sport racer engine to G3784-8S
  • Registration numbers (raw data): was added: HX22608|
  • Registration number location (raw data): was added: United Kingdom|
  • 2011-01-20 14:12:21 | Coventry Racers writes:

    The record was updated:

  • Replacement Engine Number was deleted, old value was: G3784-8S
  • 2011-09-03 22:02:14 | Coventry Racers writes:

    The record was updated:

  • Last Seen was changed from 2009 to 2011
  • 2013-09-02 14:10:32 | Coventry Racers writes:

    The record was updated:

  • Current Interior was added: black
  • Last Seen was changed from 2011 to 2013
  • 2014-08-31 01:09:18 | Coventry Racers writes:

    The record was updated:

  • Last Seen was changed from 2013 to 2014
  • 2020-04-26 20:12:00 | Coventry Racers writes:

    The record was updated:

  • Gearbox Number was added: JH13308
  • Original Owner City was added: TAMPA
  • Original Owner State was added: FLORIDA
  • Replacement Engine was changed from other jaguar to original
  • Current Interior was changed from black to green
  • Current City was added: VICTORIA
  • Current State was added: BC
  • Current Country was changed from United States to Canada
  • Last Seen was changed from 2014 to 2020
  • Photos of XKC034

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    Details Photos: Exterior (2)

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    2008-11-20 07:18:37 | pauls writes:

    Head from this car appeared on ebay 11/20/08 fixed to 1952 Jaguar XK120SE chassis # S672811. Ad quote: "competition head E1036-8 from XKC 0034 raced at Sebring 24hrs 1953 and Fort Worth 1954. Block F3224-8S." S672811 is located in New York, details at:
    www.xkdata.com/cars/detail/

    2009-09-08 08:52:29 | pauls writes:

    Car was on display at Lime Rock Park 9/6/09, beautiful. XKC006 was also on display.

    2010-04-19 18:47:34 | pauls writes:

    XKC034 is mentioned in the below article:
    blog.hemmings.com/index.php/2010/04/19/lost-import-dealership-import-motors-tamp ...

    Text excerpt:
    After many other successful business ventures, Jack Sr., [Born Harlo John Sheppard in Davenport, Iowa, in 1892] along with his two sons Jack Jr. and Joe, opened [Jack Sheppard's Import Motors in Tampa, Florida believed to be at 1413 S. Howard Avenue] where they sold and serviced just about any make of foreign car you could imagine. Jaguar, Porsche, Lotus, Austin Healey, MG, VW, Sunbeam, Hillman, Triumph, Saab, Rolls Royce and ones I can’t remember at the moment. It was “the” place on the East Coast to go to see and buy some of the coolest cars on the planet. Besides just selling the cars Sheppard’s became well known for its sports car racing success. In 1953, Jack Sr. purchased a C-Type Jaguar #034 and entered it at Sebring for George Huntoon And Phil Stiles. Shortly after returning from a tour of duty in Korea, his son Joe became interested in racing and asked his Dad to buy a Lotus from Colin Chapman in England. Jack Sr. just picked up the phone and called Chapman and asked if they could buy one of his new race cars. With these low, fast and extremely advanced cars, Joe went on to become one of this country’s best amateur drivers of his time. Joe went on to win numerous races around the country and drove competitively with the likes of Fangio, Hill, Moss, Collins, Berha, Rodriquez Brothers and many others.

    2010-07-30 07:23:46 | pauls writes:

    A car competing for ownership of VIN XKC034 appears at auction 7/10.
    http://www.coys.co.uk/auctions/lot.php?auction=102&id=58650#
    The car has engine G3784-8S. Note; photos of the car/information at this auction are dated 7/30/10

    Auction description:
    The Jaguar Legend
    Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, Oxfordshire OX20 1PX, Collectors Film Posters 1.00pm, Sporting Guns 2.30pm, Motor Cars at 3.00pm
    Saturday 17th July 2010
    Lot 350
    Registration Number: EU Registered
    Chassis Number: XKC 034

    XKC034 was originally supplied to Hoffman in New York from where it was sold to Jack Shepherd of Tampa, Florida in 1953 and competed in the12 Hours of Sebring. This was the first event of the new FIA sports car World Championship and with George Huntoon and Phil Stiles at the wheel the car finished its first competitive event. In 1954 it was sold to Lorin McMullen of Texas and came 3rd in two races in Fort Worth after which there were several changes of ownership and competition in a number of local events prior to it being sold following a racing accident. It was the C-Types legendary status and all round desirability that Lynx engineering were commissioned by an Italian enthusiast to create an evocation of XKC 034; the original body, chassis plate, wheels and steering wheel (as detailed in Lynx sales invoice agreement which is available and detailed in the catalogue) were purchased from Ali Lugo of Connecticut, USA in early 1980. Finished in 1981, XKC034 has remained in Italy since and is supplied with ASI (Automotoclub Storico Italiano) papers and Italian registration documents. For the last 30 years this car has been campaigned and invited to many historic events throughout Europe and a regular on the classic motoring scene. With the aluminium body work and the green leather race seats showing a fine patina of years of use, this wonderful motor car represents a fantastic opportunity to experience the magic and drama of a Jaguar C Type.

    Estimate: £140000 - £160000

    2011-01-20 05:20:51 | Pekka T. writes:

    Participated in the C & D-type reunion, Tennessee USA in 2001, an article at:
    www.southfloridajaguarclub.org/features/cdreunion.htm

    XKC 034 Tom Jaycox ( rebuilt from original chassis )

    2011-01-20 06:26:40 | Pekka T. writes:

    Sorry, the engine number "G3784-8S" is apparently form the second XKC034, not the one with the original chassis shown in the pictures. The latter car has been claimed to have many original parts form XKC034, so it seems that Mr. Ali Lugo sold XKC034 at least twice between 1964 and 1975. Also parts of the body and bonnet have been reported to been used in the rebuild of XKC015.

    2011-08-14 11:26:06 | pauls writes:

    Car was at the JANE meet, Sturbridge, Massachusetts, 8/13/11

    2012-06-25 20:19:37 | David Rubin writes:

    I purchased XKC-034 from Bill Zorn of Peoria, IL in the fall of 1963. I used parts from this car to assist in the refurbishment of my car, XKC-022. Parts I removed included 7 alloy 54 spoke wire wheels, the spare tire retainer, and the steering pinion. I also swapped out the rear body section, which had less damage than mine. I then sold the car to Mark Daniels of Milwaukee, WI who used it for parts to restore XKC-015. I retained the XKC-034 number plate, mounted on the rear body section. When I purchased this car, the engine was not included. Zorn installed a Corvette engine, which he kept. In order to do this installation, he modified the frame. I have verified the frame modifications still being present on Jaycox's car. Recently, I delivered the number plate to Jaycox. The car was shown at the Saratoga Auto Museum, Saratoga Springs, NY in June, 2012.

    2012-09-04 18:42:29 | pauls writes:

    Car again shown at the Stirling Moss tribute at Lime Rock Park 9/12.

    2013-03-16 10:47:03 | pauls writes:

    Short video of the car in Connecticut, 2010.
    wn.com/1956_jaguar_d-type_sports_racer_sells_for_34_million

    2013-08-30 20:30:32 | pauls writes:

    Car returned to Lime Rock Park 8/30/13

    2014-08-29 16:08:11 | pauls writes:

    Car returned to Lime Rock Park 8/29/14

    2018-11-05 12:58:02 | pauls writes:

    The car's history is discussed by Tom Jaycox in the November 2018 edition of the XK Gazette.

    2018-11-08 07:24:30 | terry mcgrath writes:

    yes saw the article and some new and interesting pics.

    We are really going to have to sort out the full history of this car certainly recognized as having the original chassis and the "other 034" and XKC015

    2020-02-21 20:25:46 | Godfrey writes:

    There is a THIRD contender to this serial number mine... currently registered in Canada.

    2020-02-25 03:35:11 | Fritz writes:

    Isn’t that the 034 B car shown on the last photos ?

    2020-02-25 12:25:31 | Fritz writes:

    The 3 photos uploaded in July 2010 show an evocation sold for GBP 155.000 at Coys. Even 10 years ago a genuine C would have been much, much more.

    2020-03-08 09:13:13 | Godfrey writes:

    The data plate shown in the image dated 2011 / 09 / 03 is a fake.

    2021-12-30 15:16:37 | godfrey writes:

    I recently acquired original hand written correspondence between Jack Sheppard and his son detailing the purchase of the car in 1953. Originality doesn't get better than this !

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