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When you encounter something as rare and beautiful as a Jaguar D-Type you have to take it all in. Its purposeful front intake and its fluid lines are as functional as they are eye-catching. The Jaguar D-Type represents the height of 1950s technology and is capable of a hair-raising top speed of 170 mph (without seat belts mind you). Overall the D-Type is impressive piece of automotive history.
— Official description (Forza Horizon[1]

The 1956 Jaguar D-Type is a FR sports car by Jaguar featured in the Ultimate Collection release of Forza Motorsport 3 and in all subsequent main series titles.

It was available in Forza Motorsport 5 as part of the Long Beach Booster Pack and appears as a Barn Find in Forza Horizon.

Synopsis

The Jaguar D-Type was a classic race car that debuted in 1954 to replace the Jaguar C-Type. As Jaguar intended to continue its success in the prestigious 24 Hours of Le Mans series, the D-Type was designed with various technologies derived from aviation, including its monocoque construction and aerodynamic bodywork that allowed a top speed of at least 170 mph (274 km/h).

The D-Type was successfully entered in Le Mans from 1955 to 1957, when it achieved three consecutive wins.[2] It was replaced by the road-going E-Type in 1961.

Performance

In Forza Horizon 3, the D-Type is capable of topping out at 302 mph (486 km/h) after being fully upgraded with a 5.2L V10 engine swap, Twin Turbo conversion, Race transmission with a final drive ratio of 2.76 or similar and an AWD drivetrain for stability. This makes the D-Type the fastest car in the game, as the second fastest car - a fully upgraded Bugatti EB110 Super Sport - hits 284 mph (457 km/h) as maximum.[3]

Statistics

Icon Game ForzaMotorsport3 Speed 6.6 
Handling 4.6 
Acceleration 4.9 
Launch 3.0 
Braking 4.3 
D 337
Unlock: Purchase from the car dealer Price: 3,500,000 CR
Icon DLC Pack DLC: Requires the Ultimate Collection pack
Top Speed: missing data Body Style: missing data
Acceleration 0-60 mph (0-97 km/h): missing data 0-100 mph (0-161 km/h): missing data
Braking 60-0 mph (97-0 km/h): missing data 100-0 mph (161-0 km/h): missing data
Lateral G's 60 mph (97 km/h): missing data 120 mph (193 km/h): missing data
Icon Game ForzaMotorsport4 Speed 7.0 
Handling 4.3 
Acceleration 6.6 
Launch 4.1 
Braking 4.1 
C 410
Unlock: Purchase from the car dealer Price: 3,000,000 CR
Top Speed: 179.5 mph  (288.8 km/h) Body Style: Roadster
Acceleration 0-60 mph (0-97 km/h): 4.711 secs. 0-100 mph (0-161 km/h): 12.114 secs.
Braking 60-0 mph (97-0 km/h): 142.6 ft (43.5 m) 100-0 mph (161-0 km/h): 394.2 ft (120.2 m)
Lateral G's 60 mph (97 km/h): 0.79 g 120 mph (193 km/h): 0.77 g
Icon Game ForzaMotorsport5 Speed 6.8 
Handling 4.2 
Acceleration 6.9 
Launch 4.8 
Braking 3.8 
C 420
Unlock: Purchase from the car dealer Price: 1,470,000 CR
Icon DLC Pack DLC: Requires the Long Beach Booster Pack
Top Speed: 179.7 mph  (289.1 km/h) Body Family: Racing Icons
Acceleration 0-60 mph (0-97 km/h): 4.700 secs. 0-100 mph (0-161 km/h): 12.100 secs.
Braking 60-0 mph (97-0 km/h): 110.4 ft (33.6 m) 100-0 mph (161-0 km/h): 303.0 ft (92.4 m)
Lateral G's 60 mph (97 km/h): 1.06 g 120 mph (193 km/h): 1.03 g
Icon Game ForzaMotorsport6 Speed 6.8 
Handling 5.0 
Acceleration 6.8 
Braking 4.5 
 
C 487
Unlock: Purchase from the car dealer Price: 1,500,000 CR
Top Speed: 180.3 mph  (290.1 km/h) Division: Historic Sportscar Racing
Acceleration 0-60 mph (0-97 km/h): 4.700 secs. 0-100 mph (0-161 km/h): 12.100 secs.
Braking 60-0 mph (97-0 km/h): 109.1 ft (33.3 m) 100-0 mph (161-0 km/h): 282.3 ft (86 m)
Lateral G's 60 mph (97 km/h): 1.14 g 120 mph (193 km/h): 1.11 g
Icon Game ForzaMotorsport7 Speed 6.8 
Handling 4.8 
Acceleration 6.8 
Braking 4.3 
FM7 T5 C 472
Unlock: Purchase from the car dealer Price: 950,000 CR
Collection Tier: 5 - Legendary (+1,700)
Top Speed: missing data Division: Vintage GT Racing
Acceleration 0-60 mph (0-97 km/h): missing data 0-100 mph (0-161 km/h): missing data
Braking 60-0 mph (97-0 km/h): missing data 100-0 mph (161-0 km/h): missing data
Lateral G's 60 mph (97 km/h): missing data 120 mph (193 km/h): missing data
1/4 Mile: missing data  
Icon Game ForzaHorizon1 Speed 7.0 
Handling 7.8 
Acceleration 6.6 
Launch 4.1 
Braking 6.7 
B 409
Icon Infobox Barn Barn Find: Bunker
Body Style: Open Top
Icon Game ForzaHorizon2 Speed 5.8 
Handling 5.7 
Acceleration 7.5 
Launch 6.5 
Braking 6.5 
B 618
Unlock: Purchase from the Autoshow Price: 1,470,000 CR
Top Speed: 157.4 mph  (253.3 km/h) Championship: Classic Racers
Acceleration 0-60 mph (0-97 km/h): 4.700 secs. 0-100 mph (0-161 km/h): 12.100 secs.
Braking 60-0 mph (97-0 km/h): 153.5 ft (46.8 m) 100-0 mph (161-0 km/h): 382.7 ft (116.6 m)
Lateral G's 60 mph (97 km/h): 0.79 g 120 mph (193 km/h): 0.84 g
Icon Game ForzaHorizon3 Speed 5.8 
Handling 6.3 
Acceleration 7.6 
Launch 6.7 
Braking 4.2 
B 672
Unlock: Purchase from the Autoshow Price: 2,700,000 CR or ? T
Top Speed: missing data Championship: Classic Racers
Acceleration 0-60 mph (0-97 km/h): missing data 0-100 mph (0-161 km/h): missing data
Braking 60-0 mph (97-0 km/h): missing data 100-0 mph (161-0 km/h): missing data
Lateral G's 60 mph (97 km/h): missing data 120 mph (193 km/h): missing data
Icon Game ForzaHorizon4 Speed 6.4 
Handling 4.2 
Acceleration 5.1 
Launch 6.4 
Braking 3.6 
C 513
Unlock: Purchase from the Autoshow Price: 10,000,000 CR
Rarity: Legendary
Top Speed: missing data Championship: Classic Racers
Acceleration 0-60 mph (0-97 km/h): missing data 0-100 mph (0-161 km/h): missing data
Braking 60-0 mph (97-0 km/h): missing data 100-0 mph (161-0 km/h): missing data
Lateral G's 60 mph (97 km/h): missing data 120 mph (193 km/h): missing data


Conversions

Icon Engine Conversion - Engine
Icon Game ForzaMotorsport3 V8 - XFR
V6TT - XJ220
Icon Game ForzaMotorsport5 3.2L I6
4.5L V8
6.0L V12
Icon Game ForzaMotorsport6 4.5L V8
6.0L V12
Icon Game ForzaHorizon1 V8 - XKR-S
Icon Game ForzaHorizon2 5.0L V8 - DSC
Icon Game ForzaHorizon3 3.2L I6
6.2L V8 (510 hp)
5.2L V10
Icon Game ForzaHorizon4 6.2L V8 (510 hp)
5.2L V10
Icon Drivetrain Conversion - Drivetrain
Icon Game ForzaMotorsport5 AWD Drivetrain
Icon Game ForzaMotorsport6 AWD Drivetrain
Icon Game ForzaHorizon2 AWD Drivetrain
Icon Game ForzaHorizon3 AWD Drivetrain
Icon Game ForzaHorizon4 AWD Drivetrain
Icon Aspiration Conversion - Aspiration
Icon Game ForzaMotorsport3 Single Turbo, Twin-Screw Supercharger
Icon Game ForzaMotorsport4 Single Turbo, Twin-Screw Supercharger
Icon Game ForzaMotorsport5 Single Turbo, Positive-Displacement Supercharger
Icon Game ForzaMotorsport6 Single Turbo, Positive-Displacement Supercharger
Icon Game ForzaHorizon1 Single Turbo, Twin-Screw Supercharger
Icon Game ForzaHorizon2 Single Turbo, Positive-Displacement Supercharger
Icon Game ForzaHorizon3 Single Turbo, Positive-Displacement Supercharger
Icon Game ForzaHorizon4 Single Turbo, Positive-Displacement Supercharger

Trivia

  • The D-Type has a glitched bodywork involving its hump behind the driver when being outside the player's garage in Forza Horizon 3.[3]

Gallery

References

  1. "Forza Horizon - Cars". forzamotorsport.net. Retrieved 10-28-2018.
  2. Overview: "Jaguar D-Type " - motor1.com
  3. 3.0 3.1 FH3 top speed and bug: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oZlHoF_aV1g/