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Classic Cars – The Jaguar E-Type & Rolls-Royce DVD


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  • Language: : English
  • Package Dimensions : 19 x 13.6 x 1.4 cm; 80 Grams
  • Media Format : DVD
  • Run time : 94 mins approx
  • EAN : 5055298033235
  • Number of discs : 1
  • DVD Condition: New

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Classic Cars: The Jaguar E-Type & Rolls-Royce

This DVD about Classic Cars: The Jaguar E-Type & Rolls-Royce is the perfect gift for luxury car lovers.


The Jaguar E-Type

The story of the Jaguar E-Type, perhaps the most beautiful car ever designed, is one of luck, perseverance and British ingenuity. Consequently, the development of the revolutionary XK engine was born as the result of the late-night conversations between Jaguar employees. They were tasked with keeping watch over the factory at night during the Blitz of WWII. The success of the C-Type and the D-Type models at Le Mans led to the development of a road car. Meanwhile, with a revolutionary approach to aerodynamics: the curvaceous and stylised E-Type. Furthermore, discover the full history of this icon of Britain and the 1960s. From rare test footage of the very first prototype, the E1A, to the 1957 fire that decimated the Jaguar factory. And cleared the way for the bold new model that remains one of the most coveted cars in automotive history.


The Rolls-Royce

As one of the world’s foremost luxury brands, Rolls-Royce has long been synonymous with elegance and excellence in motoring. Yet the history of this famous company is not quite as smooth as a ride in one of its classic motorcars. Born into poverty, Henry Royce worked his way up through society. Consequently, building a reputation for reliable and hard-wearing electrical fittings, cranes and generators before his fateful meeting with the aristocratic and well-connected Charles Royce. In fact, this encounter saw the birth of their fruitful automobile partnership. With the launch in 1907 of the Silver Ghost, Rolls-Royce became renowned for ‘the best cars in the world’. Yet the company’s legacy may ultimately prove to be even greater than that. Listen as historians, collectors, aficionados and experts discuss the true history of Rolls-Royce and the ‘engine that saved the free world’.

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