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Tempero Replica 1966 Jaguar XJ13 Sold At RM Sothebys For USD 478000

9 days ago   |   By Auto Savvy

In 1964, Jaguar's engineers were betting big on a new engine developed after nearly a decade of toil. It was a dual overhead cam V12, developed specifically for racing. All they needed for it was a car. Automotive engineer William Haynes had a mid-engined layout in mind. He and his team of engineers set to work at Jaguar's Coventry facility. Malcolm Slayer's design was honed on the track by David Hobbs. The XJ13 was born. We know that Jaguar's creation was a fast car. Hobbs set a lap record at the Motor Industry Research Association test track which stood for nearly three decades. But fate...
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