Discover Three of the Most Expensive Jaguars in the World

September 22nd, 2016 by

Jaguars RacetrackIf you’re a savvy car buff near Washington, D.C., Baltimore, and Arnold, you’re likely hip to the current lineup of exquisite Jaguar vehicles available in the area. But did you know there are Jaguar models in the world that carry price tags of more than $20 million?

Come along with us as we explore some of the most expensive Jaguars in existence here at Jaguar Annapolis. You already knew the Jaguar brand was an elite automotive family—but the value of some of the planet’s most coveted Jaguar models may greatly surprise you!

Jaw-dropping Jaguar Price Tags

Among the most highly coveted Jaguar vehicles in existence are the following bank-busting models. Are there buyers willing to pay such a premium price for these rare cars? You bet there are!

1955 Jaguar D-Type: The most expensive Jaguar ever to be gaveled off, to date, is a 1955 Jaguar D-Type, which sold for $21,780,000 through a Sotheby’s auction in August 2016. This model won the 24 Hours of Le Mans race in 1956 and had only two private owners after racer Ecurie Ecosse drove it to victory at Le Mans. This D-Type stands as the only Le Mans-winning Jaguar C- or D-Type vehicle to survive intact and, fundamentally, in its original form.

1953 Jaguar C-Type: Prior to the aforementioned D-Type that topped $21 million at auction, the former most expensive Jaguar to be sold to the highest bidder was a 1953 Jaguar C-Type, which boasted a fourth-place win at Le Mans. It sold for $13.2 million in 2015.

1966 Jaguar XJ13: The 1966 Jaguar XJ13 is a prototype racing car that was launched by Jaguar in 1966. Only one model was made, and though it boasts a top speed of 274 km/hr (170 mph) and 0-100 km/hr acceleration (0-60 mph) in just 3.4 seconds, due to various circumstances it was never raced. This one-of-a-kind car is valued at $15 million.

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If you want to take a look at some of the latest Jaguar offerings to hit the road, the professional team at Jaguar Annapolis is happy to oblige.

Car lovers can peruse an exceptional inventory of new and pre-owned Jaguar models and test them out at our state-of-the-art dealership. Jaguar Annapolis is located at 101 Ferguson Road in Annapolis. Stop in and see or contact us today!

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