Zusammenfassung

  • Baujahr 
    1962
  • Automobiltyp 
    Coupé
  • Lenkung 
    Rechts
  • Zustand 
    Gebraucht
  • Markenfarbe außen 
    Grey
  • Innenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Standort
  • Außenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Getriebe 
    Schaltgetriebe
  • Antrieb 
    Zweirad
  • Kraftstoff 
    Benzin

Beschreibung

Coys Auction - Grand Prix, Competition, Touring & Rally Cars and Collectors' Items
Autosport International
National Exhibition Centre
Birmingham
B40 1NT UK

Saturday 10th January 2009

One of the greatest post-war sports cars, Jaguar’s E-type made immediate
headlines on its launch in March 1961. Here was a sleek and beautiful 150mph
car with a competition pedigree that could be bought for just over £2,000, almost
half the cost of an Aston Martin or Ferrari. A direct descendant of the XK120 and
competition C and D-type models that so dominated fi fties sports car racing, the
E-type shared its 265bhp 3.8 litre twin-cam straight-six engine with the XK150
‘S’, mated to a Moss four-speed gearbox with synchromesh on the top three
ratios. Beneath the William Lyons/Malcolm Sayer-styled body, available in either
closed or roadster form, the steel monocoque chassis sported all-independent
suspension and four-wheel disc brakes, mounted inboard a