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.
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.
4 speed all synchro D Type gearbox with Plessey pump drive.
Dunlop disc brakes, 20 piston, full power Plessey system.
Aluminium monocoque on a tubular steel front subframe.
Double wishbone and torsion bar front, solid axle rear on trailing links with a transverse torsion bar.
Dunlop peg drive disc wheels