1970 Jaguar E-Type SII

4.2 Roadster

Zusammenfassung

  • Baujahr 
    1970
  • Automobiltyp 
    Cabriolet / Roadster
  • Lenkung 
    Links
  • Zustand 
    Gebraucht
  • Markenfarbe außen 
    Sable
  • Innenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Standort
  • Außenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Getriebe 
    Schaltgetriebe
  • Antrieb 
    Zweirad
  • Kraftstoff 
    Benzin

Beschreibung

Coys Auction - Automoto D‘Epoca
Padova Fiera
Padova, Italy

Italy

Saturday 25th October 2008

Admission by catalogue only - admits two.

One of the greatest post-war sports cars, Jaguar''s E Type made immediate headlines on its launch in March 1961. A direct descendent of the C and D Type models that so dominated Fifties sports car racing, its 3.8 litre twin camshaft, six cylinder engine produced 265bhp and was mated to a Moss four-speed gearbox. Beneath the beautiful William Lyons/Malcolm Sayer-styled body, available in coupe *or* roadster form, the steel monocoque chassis sported all independent suspension mounted on detachable subframes, using double coil springs/dampers and swing arms at the rear with torsion bars and wishbones at the front. Brakes were discs all round, mounted inboard at the back.

October 1964 saw the debut of the 4.2 litre model, apart from the capacity increase from 3,781cc to 4,235cc and improv