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Jaguar SS100 Year 1936 scale 1:24 designer Ed van der Heijden
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Once upon a time, in the golden age of British motoring, there was a car that would become a legend on both the race tracks and the open roads. It was the Jaguar SS100, a masterpiece of design and engineering that captured the hearts of car enthusiasts around the world.
In the mid-1930s, Jaguar, known then as the Swallow Sidecar Company, was primarily focused on producing stylish sidecars for motorcycles. However, a vision was brewing in the mind of their founder, Sir William Lyons. He wanted to create a sports car that would combine elegance, performance, and cutting-edge technology.
In 1935, the dream began to take shape with the introduction of the SS90. It was a sleek roadster powered by a 2.5-liter inline-six engine, capable of reaching a top speed of 90 miles per hour. The SS90 was a promising start, but Sir William had grander ambitions.
In 1936, the company unveiled the SS100 at the London Motor Show, and it immediately drew attention. The SS100 featured a 3.5-liter inline-six engine, producing 100 horsepower, and could reach a top speed of 100 miles per hour, hence its name. Its streamlined and curvaceous body, with sweeping fenders and a long bonnet, embodied the spirit of the era's glamorous automobile design.
The SS100 was not just about speed and beauty; it was also a remarkable performer on the racetrack. It achieved numerous successes in motorsport, earning a reputation for its reliability and handling. Its exceptional performance caught the eye of legendary racing driver Sir Stirling Moss, who later became associated with the Jaguar brand.
As World War II approached, production of the SS100 was halted, and the company shifted its focus to support the war effort. After the war, in 1945, the company officially became Jaguar Cars Ltd., and they resumed production of the iconic sports car. The model was refined and updated, with improvements in both performance and comfort.
The Jaguar SS100 became a symbol of post-war British elegance and performance. It continued to turn heads with its timeless design and exceptional driving experience. Its legacy paved the way for future Jaguar sports cars, including the iconic XK series.
Over the years, the SS100 has become a sought-after classic car, with enthusiasts and collectors valuing it for its rarity and historical significance. It remains a symbol of an era when British automotive engineering and design set the standard for the rest of the world.
The Jaguar SS100, with its blend of speed, style, and racing heritage, will always hold a special place in the hearts of car aficionados, reminding them of a time when automotive dreams roared down the open road.
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Printer: Creality Ender2pro
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Filament brand: 195
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I'm going to add this file. Thank you for your email. And it is very special that you printed out all these beautiful vintage cars. The photo is very blurry. But this isn't so bad. have fun printing. Greetings Ed.
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- Creality Ender 5 S1
- Beautiful work Ed, thank you so much. I'm printing the jaguar-ss100-year-1936 and there is a part missing. The part is the manifold between the motor and the Exhaust pipes (Uitlaat).
- Building these cars have kept me busy for several months. I attached a photo. Thank you so much!