1965 Jaguar E-Type SI

4.2 Roadster

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1965
  • 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
Registration Number: EFD 454C Chassis Number: 1E1292
The Jaguar E-Type manufactured between 1961 and 1974 has a very strong combination of good looks, high performance, and competitive pricing which established the marque as an icon of 1960s motoring. A great success for Jaguar, over seventy thousand E-Types were sold during its lifespan. Jaguar introduced an improved E-Type in 1964, the E-type 4.2 litre. This new 4.2 litre Coupe had a redesigned XK engine which delivered more torque than the original 3.8 unit, mid-range power was also improved. To complement the more refined engine a new gearbox arrived to replace the crude "Moss Box” type used on earlier cars. Further upgrades over the earlier 3.8 litre models included more comfortable seats, improved brakes and electrical systems.
Purchased by the long term owner in 1982, just after the car underwent a conco