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Jaguar will build 25 new Classic D-Type roadsters by hand in its Warwickshire, UK workshop. The new building is a continuation of the race-winning sports car that the company stopped producing in 1956.

Production of this latest car has started and it will be an exact copy of the original D-type, which won the Le Mans 24 Hours race three times from 1955 to 1957.

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The company has not released specifications for the new car but the Jaguar Land Rover Classic’s director, Tim Hannig denoted the car as a “once-in-a-lifetime” project.” Jaguar also said that the car will be “authentic” and “original” and “period correct.”

The Classic D-Type will be powered by a naturally-aspirated six-cylinder engine. There will be four-wheel disc brakes and dry sump lubrication.it will follow original specifications including quick-change brake calipers, and unmistakable tail fin. The race-winning sports car will have rarity, racing wins, and body styling.

Customers can even choose to buy either 1955 short-nose bodywork or 1956 long-nose bodywork version and the deliveries will start later this year.

Jaguar will build 25 new Classic D-Type at the Land Rover Classic Works facility in Warwickshire, England.

The interior of the car will be designed with the same round speedometer dial, thin wooden and metal-perforated steering wheel, and four-speed manual shifter. The car could hit a top speed of 167 miles per hour.

Jaguar didn’t mention cost details, but the car is expected to be sold in the million-dollar-plus range based on the previous offerings of the division.