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 Open Two Seater 
 Right Hand Drive 
  United States
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Record Creation: Entered on 25 October 2008.

Database Updates: Show dataplate edits


Car History

Supplied to Hornburg, USA; sold to Loyal Katskee, Omaha; 1955 Nassau Speed Week, damaged car during practice; 1956 Sebring, damaged wheels; June, Texas National Championship races, 7th & 5th; September, Aggie Sports Car race, Oklahoma Airport, 2nd; 1957 sold to Donny Skogmo (Minneapolis, Minnesota); raced by owner and John Barlass; June, Rib Mountain National Hillclimb, Wisconsin, 1st in B Sports Glass; September, State Fair Races, Milwaukee, 1st; now mustard yellow; c1961 Barlass fitted a 327 Chevrolet V8; 1963 sold to Jerry Dunbar (Wisconsin), car restored, painted red & raced in Mid-West; 1965 sold to Gregory Bergman (Rockford, Illinois); car stripped down & many parts purchased from Jaguar, including new oil reservoir and tail section; 1968 sold to Chuck Sunderman (Rockford, Illinois); Sunderman then moved, with car, to Florida; 1972 sold to Ferrari author Dick Merritt (Florida/Maryland); 1973 sold to Jack Broudy (New York City); sold immediately to Herb Wetanson (Wetson); 1973 sold to David Piper (Surrey, UK); 1973 sold to Tony Charnock; 1976 restored by Lynx & found to have bonnet from XKSS 701 (also owned by Wetson); 1976 sold to John Lees (Ireland); 1984 returned to Lynx for refurbishment; sold to Adrian Hamilton; converted by Lynx to Appendix C spec & painted BRG; 1984 sold to Robert Cooper; 1985 sold, via Adrian Hamilton, to James W. Stollenwerck (San Francisco, USA); 1989 auctioned by Barrett Jackson but failed to sell; at some stage fitted with Engine number E206S-9 (this engine was originally fitted in XKD 556, which was dismantled after being virtually destroyed in the factory tire; engine then fitted in 1958 into XKC 403, later removed in Canada and shipped to UK); 1992 sold to Bruce Meyer (California, USA).


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2009-04-14 18:10:52 | pauls writes:

According to "Jaguar D Type & XKSS" by Graham Robson car was dispatched Oct. 28, 1955. Exported to USA.

2010-08-05 18:53:42 | Manuel Barje writes:

Race results hstory of XKD536 listed at,

2011-04-25 07:42:19 | pauls writes:

Bruce Meyer has sold the car, reports Paul McNabb in the May issue of The E-Type Club magazine.

2013-08-05 22:15:12 | Scott Dunbar writes:

Jaguar XLD536 is now owned by Dennis Varni and is in California.

2013-08-05 22:18:42 | Scott Dunbar writes:

Jaguar XKD536 is now owned by Dennis Varni and is in California.


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