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RM Sotheby’s auctioning the ultimate XK

Saving the best for last, RM Sotheby’s final announcement for their Amelia Island sale next month is 1955 Jaguar D-Type Chassis no. XKD 530 with an estimate of $3,750,000 – $4,250,000.

Highlights include:

*Extensively documented; multiple in-period 1st place finishes
*Comprehensive restoration in 2003 by noted D-Type expert
*Subject of a five-part feature series in Jaguar World Monthly
*Vintage racing participation, including at the Mille Miglia and Goodwood Revival
*Accompanied by a FIVA Passport, FIA papers, and a JDHT Certificate

Excellent images are by Patrick Ernzen ©2015 Courtesy of RM Sotheby’s

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D-Type Headed for Auction

RM Auctions will present this stunning 1955 Jaguar D-Type chassis XKD530 at their upcoming Monterey Sports Car Auction. What an amazing piece of kit this is. Photo Credit: Teddy Pieper ©2013 Courtesy of RM Auctions

UPDATE August 17th, 2013: RM reports that the D-Type sold for $3,905,000 USD.