Jaguar is set to create another “continuation” model, this time of the Le Mans-winning C-Type, and has launched an online configurator for potential customers to create their perfect specification.
The Jaguar brand does have some incredible history, and it’s leaned on that heritage in recent years. Courtesy of a specialist historic branch within the company, Jaguar Classic Works, it has brought some old names back for the modern era.
Starting with the E-Type Lightweight in 2014, Jaguar set about re-writing some historic wrongs. Originally, the E-Type Lightweight was supposed to have an 18-car run, but Jaguar only built 12. The Continuation model — brand new cars built to the original 1963 specifications — used the six unallocated chassis codes to complete the original planned production run.
With the success of that project, Jaguar followed up by building the nine missing…