1970 Jaguar E-Type SII

Fixedhead Coupe Competition

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1970
  • Car type 
    Coupé
  • Competition car 
    Yes
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Blue
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Coys Auction - Fine Motor Cars
Blenheim Palace,
Woodstock,
Oxfordshire OX20 1PX

Saturday 5th July 2008 at 14.30

This E Type was purchased by its former owner with express intention of creating a fast road/race car. Andrew Tart of Jaguar specialists Vicarage was emplyed to undertake development work on the car, resulting in the fitment of stronger XJ front suspension uprights, vented brake discs and bigger calipers. While the rear suspension was enhanced with a bespoke multi link arrangement to restrain movement under acceleration, cornering and braking. The engine was uprated with a one off camshaft specially ground, and although standard parts are still retained in the engine, they have been lightened and balanced to produce an output of 306bhp and some 328lb/ft of torque at 5,000rpm. Mated to a standard four speed gearbox fettled by ex Jaguar emplyee Alan George and fitted with a racing clutch, the body was rebuilt by CMC to incorporate e