10:25 A.M. Jaguar rebuilding 1957 XKSS sports cars lost in historic fire …

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Jaguar will build nine new 1957 XKSS sports cars to replace the examples lost when the Browns Lane factory in which they were built caught fire and burned down almost 60 years ago … British Racing Green of course !!! …

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‘ The XKSS occupies a unique place in Jaguar’s history and is a car coveted by collectors the world over for its exclusivity and unmistakable design ‘  Tim Hannig , director of Jaguar Classic , said in a release … ‘ Jaguar Classic’s highly skilled team of engineers and technicians will draw on decades of knowledge to ensure each of the nine cars is completely authentic and crafted to the highest quality ‘ …

The automaker’s heritage division , Jaguar Land Rover Classic , will hand-build these ‘ continuation cars ‘ in its Warwick facility , to their original 1957 specifications …

Always loved these cars !!! … If I had a spare 2 mil I’d be damned sure to be on the waiting list ! … They’re only building nine …

But since I haven’t even got 200 bucks … IT AIN’T HAPPENIN’ !!! …

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Source: Jaguar rebuilding 1957 XKSS sports cars lost in historic fire | CTV News | Autos

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