1961 Jaguar E-Type SI

Aluminium "Lightweight" Roadster

Summary

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

Description

Coys Auction - Grand Prix, Competition, Touring & Rally Cars and Collectors' Items
Autosport International - The Racing Car Show
National Exhibition Centre
Birmingham
B40 1NT UK
Saturday 16th January 2009
Collectors' Items at 12.30pm
Motor Cars at 3.00pm
Registration Number: SCL900 Chassis Number: 850162
SCL900 was first registered on the 5th October 1961 and was fastidiously rebuilt to lightweight specification by marque specialists between 1989 and 1995. Its early history is not as well documented as in later years; however, the car still retains its original number plate and is provided with numerous scrutineer tags from race meetings during the early 1980s.
In 1985 the vehicle was purchased by Dr David Flanagan, who embarked upon a ground up restoration on the car in order to use for sprints, rallies, race meetings and road use. Consequently, the engine was fitted with Webber carburettors, taking power output to over 300 bhp. In addition, aluminium bonnet, doors and