This is a proper piece of history right here.

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The Jaguar XKSS was the road-legal variant of the D-Type racecar.

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Steve McQueen had one in a shade similar to this.

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It sports a straight-six engine with three Weber carburetors.

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Nine of the 25 cars built were destroyed in a fire in 1957.

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Jaguar Classic is now rebuilding those nine cars from the ground up, using the same identification numbers.

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Each car should take around 10,000 man-hours to complete.

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The cars will be built using imperial measurements in the exact 1957 specifications.

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The only real changes will be made for safety reasons, like revised fuel tank components to accommodate modern gasoline.

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Good luck getting your hands on one.

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