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A masterpiece of architecture model: M-193 CMC Jaguar C-Type red actual condition

The Jaguar C-Type – the sports car icon of the early fifties. The C-Type developed for use in motorsport from the XK120 was completely new except for the optimized engine. Jaguar won the overall victory in Le Mans twice with the C-Type. Between 1952 and 1955, racing teams with the C-Type won many (class) victories in national and international races. 53 copies of the C-Type were made in Coventry, including four lightweight chassis.

CMC has XKC023, the vehicle of Dr. Jenny authentically and in every detail minutely traced.

Technical data of the CMC model:
  1. Model: Precision model hand-assembled
  2. Manufacturer: CMC GmbH, Classic Model Cars, Germany
  3. Scale: 1:18
  4. Item-No.: M-193
  5. Color: Red
  6. Parts: 1,195
  7. Limited Edition: 1,000
Model car details:
  • Metal precision model hand-built from more than 1,195 parts
  • Flip-open and lockable engine hood
  • Realistic replica of the straight six engine complete with encircling components, pipes and cabling
  • Metal exhaust pipes
  • Triangular front axle with wishbones, hydraulic shock absorbers, longitudinal torsion bar suspension, all made of metal
  • Rigid rear axle with transverse torsion bar suspension, hydraulic shock absorbers, longitudinal links, all made of metal
  • Radiator grille hand-made of stainless steel
  • Detailed replication of the cooling system
  • Detailed fuel and oil circulation
  • Authentically-replicated hinged fuel cap
  • Wing mirror on both sides
  • Passenger windscreen
  • Driver´s door openable on realistic-looking hinges
  • Upholstered leather-covered driver and passenger seats
  • Perfectly crafted wheels with stainless-steel spokes and nipples on alloy rims
  • Screw-on central locking nuts with right-/left-handed threads
  • Elegant and brilliant finish in original color
  • Roll-bar made of metal attached as accessory
Description of the original vehicle: In his wildest dreams, every collector hopes to be able to pull a car out of a barn, rusty, dusty, but of that importance that would astonish the professional world. So happened with the C-Type XKC023 and experienced by Mr. Jenny.

The Jaguar C-Type with chassis no. 023 was delivered in late 1952 to Jaguar’s California chief representative, Charles Hornburg, and then sold to Seattle for Joe Henderson. In August 1953, the car took part in a nationwide race for the first time, the 100 miles of the Seattle Seafair. The drivers were Bill Pollack and Jack Douglas, the latter name being a Hollywood comedy writer and television producer. Douglas was known for his comedies for Hollywood celebrities and his close relationship with Mizzi Gaynor.

A little later, Jack Douglas of the City of Angels became the first owner of the sleek, fast C-Type, and took every opportunity he could muster with his vehicle and girlfriend. Also, the racing was in his blood and so the C-type was often and successfully used in local racing events. After an accident, in which XKC023 took considerable damage on the body side, the interest of the amateur racing driver on the C-Type was extinguished. Nevertheless, the vehicle remained for some years on the West Coast and in 1962 came into the possession of Frank Schierenbeck, the owner of a prestigious Jaguar agency. There, the C-type remained until 1997, but was already forgotten in the mid-sixties.

In 1986, the first search for traces of the lost chassis began, in 1997 the treasure was lifted, in November 2000 XKC023 was completed. Hardly restored, the Jaguar treasure with the crew Jenny / Werdenberg started at the historic Mille Miglia 2001. Two years later, Mr. Jenny and XKC023 participated in the celebrations in honor of the Le Mans victory, 2006, the vehicle received the coveted FIA heritage certificate.

CMC Legal Disclaimer The use of manufacturers’ names, symbols, type designations, and/or descriptions is solely for reference purposes. It does not imply that the CMC scale model is a product of any of these manufacturers.
The use of racing team and/or driver names, symbols, starting numbers, and/or descriptions is solely for reference purposes. Unless otherwise stated, it does not imply that the CMC scale model is a product of any of these racing teams/drivers or endorsed by any of them.

Technical data of the original vehicle:
  1. Sports car built on a tubular frame
  2. Body shell made of extra thin alloy sheet metal
  3. 3.4-litre 6-cylinder in-line-engine
  4. Two valves per cylinder controlled by two overhead camshafts
  5. Dry sump oil lubrication
  6. Mixture preparation with two SU 2”-carburettors type H8/9
  7. Coil/ capacitor ignition, one plug per cylinder
  8. Four-speed manual gearbox mounted to the engine
  9. Maximum output: 200 HP at 5,800 rpm
  10. Displacement: 3,442 cc
  11. Bore x Stroke: 83 x 106 mm
  12. Top speed: 230 Km/h (depending on ratio)
  13. Wheelbase: 2,440 mm
  14. Total length: 3,960 mm
  15. Total width: 1,638 mm
  16. Track front/rear: 1,295 / 1,295 mm
  17. Total height: 980 mm
  18. Curb weight: 950 kg (2094 lb.)
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