1971 Jaguar E-Type SII

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1971
  • Mileage 
    27 mi / 44 km
  • Car type 
    Other
  • Chassis number 
    1S50285BW
  • Engine number 
    783382SA
  • Lot number 
    443
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Silver
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual

Description

UK-supplied, V12 5.3-litre Series 3 purchasednew fromHenlys Jaguar of London on the 26/10/1971Factory-fitted with a sliding sunroof and an automaticgearbox, subsequently upgraded to a manual boxDocumented restoration in 1990,further enhanced in 1998 with detailed invoices in the fileThree owners from new includingformer English professional golfer and TV presenter/pundit, Peter AllissRecent work atButlin & Sons includesnew tyres, exhaust manifold gaskets andhead studs, a full service, new exhaust manifolds, cam cover gaskets, anti-roll bar link bushesThis beautiful, UK-supplied, manual gearbox, V12 5.3-litre Series 3was supplied new by Henlys Jaguar of London on the 26th October 1971 and has been enjoyed by its most recent ownerfor 10 years. Factory-fitted with a sliding sunroof and an automaticgearbox from new, it was subsequently upgraded, in period, to a manual gearbox. With just threeowners from new, the car has an extensive history file including MOT Certificates dating back to 1987 and details of a documented restoration in 1990 which was further enhanced in 1998 with detailed invoices in the file.Notably, the car was owned from 1976 by former English professional golfer and TV presenter/pundit, Peter Alliss. The car still bears his "Golf At Goodwood Member" sticker in the windscreen and one can imagine him behind the wheel at many of Europes best golf courses back in the day.More recently the car has undergone extensive mechanical workat Jaguar Classic Specialists, Butlin & Sons, which included new tyres, exhaust manifold gaskets andhead studs, a full service, new exhaust manifolds, cam cover gaskets, anti-roll bar link bushes and much more.The history file suggests that the indicated mileage of 27,125may well be accurate,backed up by many receipts and invoices for the work carried out throughout its life. The USP of this particular car, however, is the way it drives. It reflects the qualities on which the Jaguar brand built its reputationwith acombination of excellent handling and a smooth comfortable ride. For anybody searching for a superb drivers E-Type - this is one not to miss!You can now book a one-to-one appointment (up to one hour) to view this lot at our central location of Stoneleigh Park (CV8 2LG) Monday to Friday, between Thursday 29th October 12th November. Please contact Nick on 07831 440 158 or [email protected] secure your appointment or to discuss the car in more detail.The health & safety of both our customers and team remainthe utmost priority, we are therefore operating to strict COVID-19 guidelines and full instructions for arrival and inspection protocols will be given when making your appointment.1971 Jaguar E-Type V12 2+2 5.3https://youtu.be/YQZjhy0uocgfalse