1961 Jaguar E-Type SI

3.8 litre Roadster 'Flat Floor'

Summary

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

Description

COYS Auction - 'The Jaguar Legend'
Blenheim Palace,
Woodstock,
Oxfordshire OX20 1PX
Saturday 17th July 2010 at 1pm
There are few more instantly recognisable cars than Jaguar‘s sensational E-Type. It‘s styling looks as great today as it did at its launch back in 1961, and its fast enough to embarrass many modern sports cars. With looks, pace, power, engineering and heritage, the E-Type also offered an extra quality – relative affordability. While Aston Martin, Ferrari, Porsche et al had worthy rivals, they were much more costly. That price differential has remained; a superb E-type can now be valuable, but an equivalent DB4 or 250GT will cost rather more.
The Series 1 was introduced, initially for export only, in March 1961 with the domestic market launch four months later in July 1961.The cars at this time used the triple SU carburetted 3.8 litre 6-cylinder Jaguar engine from the XK150S.
This example of Jaguar‘s legendary E Type is an original right-hand drive roadster which, with this