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    Video: Lapping Le Mans with 1956's version of a dash cam
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    Mike Hawthorne and Ivor Bueb won The 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1955 driving a Jaguar D-Type. The following year, a few days before the race, a British broadcaster put cameras on Hawthorne's car, hung a mic from a plate on his race suit and had him narrate a lap of the Circuit de la Sarthe. It is ...

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    Official: Jaguar launching factory-backed heritage racing team
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    Although Jaguar may not be racing all that much these days, motorsport competition was an integral part to forming its identity decades ago. And it's that legacy that Jaguar aims to tap into with its latest development. The British auto marque has of late been participating in numerous classic ...

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    Monterey 2010: Jaguar's 75th birthday party at Pebble Beach
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    Jaguar 75th Anniversary at Pebble Beach – Click above for high-res image gallery
    We've already shown you that Jaguar was honored at the 2010 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance with a dozen XK-SS roadsters showing up for the party, but there were other Jaguars on hand as well – lots and ...

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    Jaguar observes 75-year anniversary by celebrating past, looking to the future
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    Grace and pace and something else - click above for high-res image gallery
    Grace and pace. One cannot properly talk Jaguar without mentioning the brand's calling car. For the last 75 years those two attributes have separated Jag from the rest of the pack. After all, not only did the E-Type look ...

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    1956 Jaguar D-Type brings $3.74 million at Gooding & Company auction
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    1956 Jaguar D-Type at Gooding & Company - Click above for high-res image
    You can only attend so many auctions in the same day, so unfortunately we couldn't make it over to the Gooding & Company auction held in Scottsdale yesterday. We missed some pretty incredible cars go up for sale, ...

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    Auto Union D-Type Silver Arrow back on the auction block at Bonhams in August
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    Auto Union D-Type Silver Arrow – Click above for a high-res image gallery
    The history of the notorious Silver Arrow racers parallels that of the nation which bore its birth. In the years leading up to WWII, Adolf Hitler was bent on world conquest – not just on the battlefield, but on ...

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    Jaguar to headline this year's Mille Miglia
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    1953 Jaguar D-Type (above), 2009 Jaguar XKR and XFR (below right) - Click on either image to view in high resolution
    The Mille Miglia is one of those iconic races that, even though it's not run anymore as a contemporary competitive race, is still celebrated every year with a retrospective historic ...

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    Now this is gorgeous: Jaguar D-Types returning to Le Mans
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    Click image to enlargeNext month's 24 Hours of Le Mans is set to be a battle of the diesels with either Audi or Peugeot celebrating at the top of the podium on Sunday. However, before the race starts on Saturday, Jaguar will be the team doing some celebrating. Two Jaguar D-Types will be on hand in ...

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    Recently acquired Proteus to debut Jaguar C-Type Coupe replica
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    Proteus is a well respected manufacturer of replica sports cars based in the U.K. It currently offers convertible versions of the Jaguar C-Type (pictured at right) and D-Type that are near spot-on doppelgangers of the originals. Much has been happening in Proteus' world lately, as the company was ...

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    AUCTION ACTION: The most expensive car ever? Hitler's Auto Union on the auction block
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    One of two remaining Auto Union D-Types is scheduled to be sold in Paris by Christie's this coming February. The shiny silver streamliners were commisioned by Adolf Hitler to showcase the technological superiority of the Reich. Even now, they're impressive and cleverly engineered using a mid-engine ...

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