1962 Jaguar E-Type SI

Roadster - 3 Owners and 45,000 miles from new

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1962
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Black
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Interior type 
    Leather
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Coys Auction - The Nürburgring
Germany
Saturday 14 August 2010
Motor Cars at 16:00
Admission by catalogue only - admits two.
Registration Number: EU Registered Chassis Number: 877788
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.
This particular model left the works in Coventry on 2nd August 1962 ansd ws subsequently shipped to Colorado, where it should remai