1964 Jaguar E-Type SI

Competition

Zusammenfassung

  • Baujahr 
    1964
  • Automobiltyp 
    Cabriolet / Roadster
  • Rennwagen 
    Ja
  • Lenkung 
    Rechts
  • Zustand 
    Gebraucht
  • Markenfarbe außen 
    Green
  • 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

First exhibited at the Geneva Salon in March 1961, the Jaguar E-Type received immediate acclaim from the world‘s motoring press. Developed from Jaguar‘s highly successful D-Type, the new car incorporated monocoque construction and independent rear suspension, and was powered by the well known 3.8 litre XK power unit with an output of 265bhp. Maximum speed was 150mph with 0-100 mph acceleration in just over 16 seconds: a true word beater if ever there was one.
By 1961 Jaguar had ceased to take part in motor racing but, ever mindful of the value of this form of publicity, they earmarked the first seven production cars (after Lofty England‘s car) to be specially prepared for racing according to Factory Project ZP 537/24, a written instruction from Chief De