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XKC053

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WKA9

 

Record Creation: Entered on 24 October 2008.

 

Record Changes

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2008-11-09 16:19:52 | Coventry Racers writes:

The record was updated:

  • Current Color was added: british racing green
  • Current Country was added: United States
  • Last Seen was added: 1998
  • 2013-03-25 04:21:46 | Coventry Racers writes:

    The record was updated:

  • Registration numbers (raw data): was added: WKA9|
  • Heritage Notes

    Registered LFS 671 Additional engine numbers: E1055-8, E1054

    Photos of XKC053

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    Exterior Photos (1)

    Uploaded January 2016:

    2016-01-20
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    Action Photos (3)

    Uploaded November 2008:

    2008-11-07
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    2014-09-30 17:08:53 | John Wake writes:

    I actually rode in this car cica 1958 whilst it was owned and driven by Bruce Ropner, My late father maintained this car as he was employed by Ropners as their fleet Mechanic. this was the last C type built, It was raced at Thornaby, Rufforth and the original Croft Autodrome as well as other circuits. John wake

    2017-03-25 10:17:14 | Jake Drummond writes:

    We have an event in Beveridge Park, Kirkcaldy in May 2017, and if possible we hope to commemorate the attendance at the 1954 Beveridge Park car and motorcycle meeting when the famous Le Mans 24 hour winning 'Ecurie Ecosse' Jaguar 'D Type' was present and circulated as Roads Open car.
    If LFS 671 is in Scotland, we'd love to see it back again on display for the day.


    Jake Drummond,
    Secretary,
    Kirkcaldy & District Motor Club.

    2020-07-28 14:57:22 | Jonathan Sheard writes:

    A re-registration to a December 1956 Liverpool number ending in 9 makes me think that Gillie Tyrer (Litherland Motors) took this back in part exchange against D Type TKF9 - XKD517. Any thoughts?

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