1969 Jaguar E-Type SII

Fixed Head Coupe

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1969
  • Car type 
    Coupé
  • 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 Spirit of Motor Cars
Ascot Racecourse,
Ascot,
Berkshire SL5 7JX

Saturday 4th October 2008
Motor Cars at 15:00

One of the greatest post-war sports cars, Jaguar''s E Type made immediate headlines on its launch in March 1961. A direct descendent of the C and D-Type models that so dominated Fifties sports car racing, its 3.8 litre twin camshaft engine produced 265bhp and was mated to a Moss four speed gearbox. Beneath the beautiful William Lyons/Malcolm Sayer-styled body, available in coupe *or* roadster form, the steel monocoque chassis sported all independent suspension mounted on detachable subframes, using double coil springs/dampers and swing arms at the rear with torsion bars and wishbones at the front. Brakes were discs all round, mounted inboard at the back. October 1964 saw the debut of the 4.2 litre model, apart from the capacity increase from 3,781cc to 4,235cc and improved torque but the same power, it boast