1964 Jaguar E-Type SIRoadster + Hard top
Year of manufacture1964
Car typeConvertible / Roadster
Exterior brand colourRed
Coys Auction - Légende et Passion
Sunday 17th May 2009 12:00 - 19:00
Monday 18th May 2009 from 10:00
Monday 18th May 2009
Collectors' Items 11:00
Motor Cars at 13:30
Admission by catalogue only - admits two.
Registration Number: TBA Chassis Number: TBA
On its 1961 Geneva Show debut the E-Type caused a sensation, with all the promise of its looks confirmed and 0-l00mph in 6.9 and 16.2 seconds respectively; fast indeed, and the match of any exotic thoroughbred then available, combined with superb road-holding and remarkable docility.
One of the greatest post-war sports cars, Jaguar‘s E-Type made immediate headlines on its launch in March 1961. Here was a sleek and beautiful 150mph car with a competition pedigree that could be bought for just over £2,000 - almost half the cost of an Aston Martin or Ferrari.
A direct descendant of the XK120 and by independent road test results that not only recorded a 150mph top speed, but also 0-60mph co