1962 Jaguar E-Type SI

Special

Summary

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

Description

Coys Auction - The Nürburgring

Germany

Saturday 9th August 2008 Motor Cars at 17:00
Viewing: Friday 8th August from 10:00 to 19:00
Saturday from 10:00

Admission by catalogue only - admits two.

This is a very unique Jaguar. It is one of a pair that was built in America in the 1960s by a Jaguar specialist.

The car was commissioned by an American racing driver, Joe Harwood, who wanted a left hand drive D Type. It was modified further with the addition of the fin and the removal of bright work such as bumpers and windscreen. For many years it was raced until its retirement in the late 1980s when it was sold to a private collector.

They were originally built as XKSS''s and based on an E Type. This car started life as a Series 1 E Type but re bodied to follow the lines of the XKSS which at the time was in great demand. The monocoque tub was cut down and modified while the front and rear suspension and