1966 Jaguar E-Type SI

4.2-litre Loewy one-off

Zusammenfassung

  • Baujahr 
    1966
  • Automobiltyp 
    Coupé
  • Lenkung 
    Links
  • Zustand 
    Gebraucht
  • Markenfarbe außen 
    Silver
  • Innenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Markenfarbe innen 
    Black
  • Standort
  • Außenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Getriebe 
    Schaltgetriebe
  • Antrieb 
    Zweirad
  • Kraftstoff 
    Benzin

Beschreibung

The startling E-Type coupe on offer is one of only two Jaguars restyled and customized by world-renowned industrial and automotive designer Raymond Loewy (it is the only one of them remaining; the other was created from a 1955 XK-140, and was demolished in a fire in 1957). Pinchon-Parat of Sens, France, accomplished the substantial redesign coachwork on this E-Type and the car was owned and driven by Mr. Loewy while he lived in France and Monaco. Mr. Loewy's accomplishments are many and varied; he designed everything from office equipment to locomotives; his portfolio includes the uniquely tapered Coke bottle, and among his well-known logo designs are that of British Petroleum (BP), the Shell Oil Company, and the United States Postal service. His best known automotive design work was for Studebaker, including his assembly and spearheading of the team that designed the Studebaker Avanti of the early 1960s.

Mr. Loewy's E-Type was left mechanically stock; his redesign work re