TWR Jaguar XJR-6 by Tom Walkinshaw Racing

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 1837 DES/DCA/30/7/1987/12
  • Dates of Creation
      1987
  • Language of Material
      English
  • Physical Description
      4 slides (35mm), 1 print

Scope and Content

'The TWR Jaguar XJR-6 is the first ever sports racing car to be composed of varying thickness of a strong and light combination of carbon fibre and kevlar (a Dupont fibre, 10 times stronger than steel).' Designer: Tom Walkinshaw Racing. Design consultant: Tony Southgate. Winner of a British Design Award 1987 in Motor Industry Products.

Bibliography

British Design Awards 1987 Leaflet folder