The Jaguar XKSS Continuation Model will bow at the 2016 L.A. Auto Show.
Announced earlier this year, the XKSS Continuation Model will be limited to just nine units and is hand-crafted by Jaguar Classic expert technicians and manufactured to the exact same specification as those originally produced in 1957.
The Jaguar XKSS is often referred to as the world’s first supercar and is a street-legal version of the Le Mans-winning D-Type. As the story goes, the cars originally built in 1957 that were to be exported to the U.S. were lost to the Browns Lane fire and now 59 years later, the British automaker will build those nine “lost” XKSS sports cars.
According to Jaguar, all nine examples are already sold and first deliveries to customers will begin early next year.
The 2016 L.A. Auto Show will be open to the public from November 18 to 27.
“The continuation XKSS reaffirms our commitment to nurture the passion and enthusiasm for Jaguar’s illustrious past by offering exceptional cars, services, parts and experiences,” said Tim Hannig, director of Jaguar Land Rover Classic.
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