Jaguar XKSS

Following on from the shortnose D the XKSS was built by David Duffy and Jerry Booen again using Dave Brown’s superbly crafted components.
Goodwood photo by Tony Brown.

Specification.
Engine
3.4 litre XK engine, C8610 block. D Type dry sump. C Type cylinder head ported for big valves, D Type cams. Triple 45-DCO3 carburettors on D Type manifold.
Gearbox.
4 speed all synchro D Type gearbox with Plessey pump drive.
Brakes
Dunlop disc brakes, 20 piston, full power Plessey system.
Chassis
Aluminium monocoque on a tubular steel front subframe.
Suspension
Double wishbone and torsion bar front, solid axle rear on trailing links with a transverse torsion bar.
Wheels
Dunlop peg drive disc wheels