Amalgam Jaguar D Type 1:8 scale 1957 Le Mans winner. SOLD, but now available – Amalgam 1:8 D Type #25 Reims 1956 winner. Please contact me.
This a very fine model of the legendary Ecurie Ecosse #3 Jaguar D Type that won the 1957 Le Mans. Entered by the Scottish racing team and driven by Ron Flockhart and Ivor Bueb. The Jaguar D Type took 5 of the first 6 Places at Le Mans that year, making it one of the most dominant cars in Le Mans history.
This model is an exact replica of that winning D Type. With fully opening bonnet, door, boot, fuel filler cover. Fully detailed engine and interior and painted in the original Eccurie Ecosse blue. The attention to detail is incredible and is an exact scale copy of the original car registration 376 SG. With festidious research and scanning of the original car done by Amalgam in full co-operation and scrutiny with Jaguar cars. The model sits on the Amalgam leather covered display plinth with plaques detailing the car and limited edition number 18/99 and comes with the original perspex cover.
This particular model was commissioned by Jaguar Cars near Coventry, UK and since new has been in the private office of the previous CEO of Jaugar Cars. The model is now being offered for sale for the first time.
This is a truly stunning model meauring approx 55 cms in length and 70 cms including the case. A wonderful addition to any model collection or as a stand alone centre piece, with fabulous provenanace and one of the most fabulous Le Mans winners of all time. This is the finest model of this car available anywhere in the world.
A videos of the model is available to view here.