1973 Jaguar E-Type SIII

2+2 Coupe

Zusammenfassung

  • Baujahr 
    1973
  • Automobiltyp 
    Coupé
  • Lenkung 
    Rechts
  • Zustand 
    Gebraucht
  • Markenfarbe außen 
    Old English White
  • Innenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Innenausstattung 
    Leder
  • Standort
  • Außenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Getriebe 
    Schaltgetriebe
  • Antrieb 
    Zweirad
  • Kraftstoff 
    Benzin

Beschreibung

COYS Auction - 'The Jaguar Legend'
Blenheim Palace,
Woodstock,
Oxfordshire OX20 1PX
Saturday 17th July 2010 at 1pm
Registration Number: ODU 340M Chassis Number: 1851836BW
Perhaps no other manufacturer but Jaguar could be expected to pull off the same trick twice and get away with it. Certainly the brilliant, even legendary, E-Type was going to be a very hard act to follow when, a decade on, some aspects of its design were beginning to show their age. The E-Type had been putting on weight as it approached middle age - a phenomenon sadly known to cars as well as human beings - and its legendary performance was not what it once was. Jaguar‘s solution was, effectively, to give the car a heart transplant. Thus the upcoming V12 - an engine of some magnificence - was brought into early service to create the Series III E-Type. There were historical echoes here too because the legendary XK engine, now being superseded, was also originally slated for a saloon but found itself diverte