Jaguar D-type, XJS TWR and XJR-9 to tackle famous 1.16-mile hill climb


Published on June 21st, 2014 | by Daniel Sherman Fernandez


Jaguar D-type, XJS TWR and XJR-9 to tackle famous 1.16-mile hill climb

Jaguar D-Type 1956

Jaguar will make its presence felt at the famous annual Goodwood Festival of Speed when it presents a number of new and not so new models. The event will be held from 26th to 29th June 2014.

Jaguar will have an extensive selection of its past, present and near-future models at the event. These include victorious examples of the racing D-type (pictured above), XJS TWR and XJR-9 (pictured below) tackling the famous 1.16-mile hillclimb. Other Jaguar Heritage competition racers in action at Goodwood will include the iconic ‘Group 44’ E-type, the Group-A XJS TWR and the 1988 Le Mans-winning XJR-9 LM, the latter being reunited with one of its victorious team drivers; Andy Wallace.

Jaguar XJR-9

Away from the competition cars, Jaguar will present the new production F-TYPE R Coupe and also the XFR-S Sportbrake. Both are set for high speed drives up the famous Goodwood Hill.

Goodyear eagle 650x85(DSF)

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