The Jaguar XJR-9 is the Group C sports racing car built by Jaguar for the 1988 racing season, winning on its debut at the Daytona 24 Hours, and going on to take victory at the Le Mans 24 Hours (Jaguar's first win at the French classic since 1957).
The car also took Jaguar to victory in the 1988 Teams' World Championship, and Drivers' World Championship with Martin Brundle. Works cars ran in the American IMSA Championship (running in Castrol livery), as well as the World Sports Car Championship. The XJR-9 is one of the most evocative sports-racing cars of the 1980s, thanks to its success, instantly recognizable Silk Cut livery, and unforgettable V12 engine note.
This Manual tells the complete design and engineering story of the XJR series of sports-racing cars, focusing on the XJR-9, and featuring extensive input from many of the engineers and drivers involved.
A complete history of the Jaguar sports racers of the 1950s and 1960s. This book gives an account of the design and development of the cars and their competition histories, plus a listing of every car made complete with notes on their careers.
The definitive international history of Jaguar's classic grand tourer, the XJ-S, from inception until the end of production. Not only essential reading, but a great reference source for all owners and would-be owners. Includes really useful advice on buying, running and restoration. Includes 270 photos and illustrations.