Jaguar XJR-15

Before the iconic XJ220 supercar, there was the sleek Jaguar XJR-15, which was first released in 1991 and limited to just 53-units worldwide. It was the first street legal production car to boast a carbon fiber monocoque, and the one you see above has just 600-miles on the odometer. This mid-engine vehicle was originally exported to Germany and kept in storage for 17-years, until it was sent to the UK with a mere 250 miles on the odometer. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information.

Jaguar XJR-15
Jaguar XJR-15
Jaguar XJR-15
Jaguar XJR-15
Jaguar XJR-15

“When the UK buyer took ownership, a six-year re-commissioning totaling £98,000 ($133,000) was overseen by Don Law Racing. Like all other road-going XJR-15’s, it is powered by a naturally-aspirated 6.0-liter V12 engine with Cosworth aluminum pistons, a forged crankshaft and electronically-controlled sequential fuel injection. All up, there is 450 hp on tap, enough to propel the 2315 lbs (1050 kg) to 60 mph (96 km/h) in under four seconds and to a top speed of almost 200 mph (320 km/h),” according to Car Scoops.