XKSS – Replica by Lanes Cars

 

Make: Lanes Cars

Model: XKSS - Replica

 

Year: Ask for Details

Mileage: 0

 

Colour: Clients Choice

Transmission: 5 SpeedManual

 

Trim: Clients Choice

 
   

Price: POA

Lanes Cars  XKSS Aluminium replicas to order

Lanes Cars XKSS (Super Sports) handcrafted aluminium replica bodyshell supplied from a 3rd generation of replica sports racing car bodybuilders, our XKSS replica recreation is built to this specification using a Jaguar XJ6 donor vehicle & running gear, with a fully rebuilt Jaguar 3.4 or 4.2  engine with triple Webber carburettors or fuel injection system which is available at an additional cost, 5-speed gearbox, new electrical loom with modern fuse board, upgraded braking, aluminium radiator with electric cooling fan, sports exhaust system, Gaz fully adjustable platform shock absorbers, running on Dunlop styled D Type wheels with three eared spinners, with an XKSS race interior & a Steve Mcqueen’s clove box.

So you can enjoy & replicate the exhilaration & enjoy the driver’s interaction of driving a true road-legal fast going road car from the golden age of racecars, that was born from Jaguars D Type legendary winning Le Mans race car which has a 0-60 mph in 4.5 seconds & achieved a top speed of 172.8 mph down Le Mans Mulsanne Straight with chequered flag wins in 1955, 1956, and 1957.

For further specification details, information and prices please contact Martin Lane.

Jaguar Racing Car – For Sale to the Public 1956

 In 1956 Jaguar Cars offered the public the opportunity to own a road-going Jaguar racecar with only minor changes being made to the basic 25 D-type racecar chassis’s structure they initially used to manufacture their XKSS ( Super Sports) cars with an addition of a passenger-side door, the removal of the large fin behind the driver; and the removal of the divider between passenger and driver seats.

Cosmetic changes were also made for clients comfort and road legal reasons: a full-width, chrome-surrounded windscreen was added; side screens were added to both driver and passenger doors, a rudimentary, folding, fabric roof was added for weather protection; chromed bumpers were added front and rear, rear light clusters were mounted higher on the wings, and thin chrome strips were added to the edges of the front light fairings.

On the evening of 12 February 1957, a fire broke out at the Browns Lane plant destroying nine of the twenty-five cars that had already been completed or were semi-completed and Jaguar Cars ceased production.

Most of the surviving 16 XKSSs were sold in the US.

 Lanes Cars have been rebuilding & restoring Jaguars E Types since 1993 & can offer clients a choice of Replica Aluminium body XKSS, Low Drag Coupe or Lightweight E Types built to your choice of specification. 

We offer all our potential clients the opportunity to visit us by appointment to discuss our preparation program of on our hand-built Replica Le Mans-winning heritage race cars for fast road use, as well as being able to offer a wide choice of proven upgrades to further enhance your enjoyment of driving a tribute to British designed world-beating Jaguar cars of the 1950s & ’60s

Lanes Cars – Self-build Aluminium XKSS Replica Recreation Bodyshell

If you wish to build an Aluminium XKSS Recreation which is based on a Jaguar XJ6 donor vehicle and includes the following:

1 x Hand Crafted All Aluminium Recreation XKSS body

1 x Steel chassis, shot blasted &  heat coated in period sliver finish, RHD only

2 x Doors, 1 x Full glass windscreen, 1 x Left and 1 x right side windows plastic

1 x Hood frame, 1 x Clove box, 1 x Mirror bar, 1 x Light cover lenses front

1 x Rear number plate housing, 1 x All bonnet, door and boot catches

1 x Aluminium radiator, 1 x Aluminium oil cooler

2 x Seat belt brackets, 1 x Hand brake mount

1 x Steering rack, 1 x Battery box,1 x Pedal box

1 x Dummy oil tank, 2 x Monza fuel cap

1 x Fuel tank, 1 x Fuel tank sender unit

1 x Drivers dashboard Aluminium

1 x Passengers electrical dashboard Aluminium

2 x Leather bonnet straps, 1 x Rear luggage rack

1 x Set of Light surrounds polished Alloy

1 x Set of All Bumpers in Aluminium

Bodyshell and Parts Listed costs £ 41,000 + VAT

Please contact Martin Lane for further details or to discuss your requirements.

 

 

 

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