1969 Jaguar E-Type SII

FHC Project

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1969
  • Car type 
    Coupé
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    TBA
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Coys Auction - Spring Classics
Royal Horticultural Halls
Elverton St
Westminster
London SW1
Tuesday 8 March 2011
Estimate: £12,000 - £16,000
Registration Number: 77 JGH
Chassis Number: 1R20121
Few cars can claim to have had the same effect when unveiled to an unsuspecting motoring press as Jaguars E-type did in 1961. At its launch in Geneva it quite rightly caused a sensation. The Jaguar E-Type received immediate acclaim from the worlds motoring press. Developed from Jaguar’s highly successful D-Type, the new car incorporated monocoque construction and independent rear suspension, and was powered by the well known 3.8 litre XK power unit with an output of 265bhp. Maximum speed was 150mph with 0-100 mph acceleration in just over 16 seconds: a true world beater if ever there was one.
This right hand drive E-Type was purchased by the vendor in 2006 and has been lovingly restored by its owner over the last 4-5 years. Some work is required to complete the car but the major work has been com