1968 Jaguar E-Type SI

S1.5 Roadster

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1968
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Dark Red
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Interior type 
    Leather
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Coys Auction - Légende et Passion
Espace Fontvielle
Monaco
On View:
Sunday 17th May 2009 12:00 - 19:00
Monday 18th May 2009 from 10:00
Sale:
Monday 18th May 2009
Collectors' Items 11:00
Motor Cars at 13:30
Admission by catalogue only - admits two.
Registration Number: EU Taxes Paid Chassis Number: 7E162989
Probably the most readily recognizable of all collector sports cars and certainly the most likely to be heading any serious addict’s wish list is the Jaguar E Type. The XK120, 140 and 150 line was always going to be a difficult act to follow, but the E Type rapidly outsold them all. Borrowing much from the race proven technology of the legendary D Type, the first production E Type with 265bhp 3.8 litre engine from the XK150, which it directly replaced, was announced in March 1961. Thanks to low drag bodywork and lighter monocoque construction the performance of both open roadster and hard top coupe E-Type, initially with headlamps fared in behind wind cheating cowls, was