The Jaguar C Type – Performance, Comparisons, Features, Technical Data, History – a comprehensive review
from Classic to Modern
Accordingly, job started to further build the XK120 chassis and motor to develop a match type with which to go back to Le Mans the next year.
The centre section, made up of the 2 seats, was thoroughly braced.
Both these modifications represented a first for Jaguar automobiles at that time.
In the long run, the mass of the C Type was cut down by 1,000 pounds in contrast to that of the “120”.
One drawback of this particular body styling was it developed a great tail lift, which triggered the automobile to snake at higher speeds.