1961 Jaguar E-Type SI

3.8 Litre Roadster - Flat Floor

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1961
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Red
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Estimate: €95,000 - €110,000
Registration Number: TBA
Chassis Number: 875372

Chassis 875372 is an extraordinarily correct and authentic example of the early E-Type roadster fitted with its original engine block and head. This particular car is an extremely rare flat floor roadster with outside locking catches and welded louvered panels. 875372 rolled off the Jaguar production line on the 22nd of August 1961 and was originally supplied to Jaguar Cars, New York and sold new to Mr R.G Grant of Tacoma, Washington and then later resided in California in the 1960s.

The owner reports that the car underwent a very considerable degree of restoration some 15 years ago and was completely stripped and sand blasted. During the rebuild the front suspension was stripped, repaired where necessary and rebuilt. The gearbox was upgraded to a 4 speed all-synchro unit (a very worthwhile change from a driving point of view) and all brightwork was re-chromed. The interio