1965 Jaguar E-Type SI

4.2 litre Roadster for Restoration

Zusammenfassung

  • Baujahr 
    1965
  • Automobiltyp 
    Cabriolet / Roadster
  • Lenkung 
    Links
  • Zustand 
    Gebraucht
  • Markenfarbe außen 
    TBA
  • Innenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Innenausstattung 
    Leder
  • Standort
  • Außenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Getriebe 
    Schaltgetriebe
  • Antrieb 
    Zweirad
  • Kraftstoff 
    Benzin

Beschreibung

Coys Auction - True Greats
Royal Horticultural Halls
Elverton St
Westminster
London SW1
Tuesday 7 December 2010
On its Geneva Show debut in March 1961 the Jaguar E-Type caused a sensation, with all the promise of its looks confirmed by a 150mph top speed ,and 0-60 and 0-100mph in 6.9 and 16.2 seconds respectively; fast indeed, and combined with superb roadholding and remarkable docility.
One of the greatest post-war sports cars, Jaguar’s E-Type made immediate headlines on its launch; here was a sleek and beautiful car with a competition pedigree that could be bought for just over £2000, around half the cost of a comparable Aston Martin or Ferrari.
In October 1964 it was superseded by the 4.2 litre model; apart from the capacity increase from 3,781cc to 4,235cc, which improved torque while delivering the same power, it boasted an all-new synchromesh gearbox, better brake servo and seats, an alternator, and leather-faced rather than aluminium dashboard.
The 1965 Jaguar offered here was m