1972 Jaguar E-Type SIII

Roadster

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1972
  • Car type 
    Coupé
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Red
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Interior type 
    Leather
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

To be offered at auction WITHOUT RESERVE ,Friday, August 13, 2010
Chassis No.
UC1S20808
Estimate:
$50,000-$70,000 US
250 bhp, 5,343 cc SONC V12 engine, four Zenith-Stromberg carburetors, four-speed manual gearbox, independent front suspension via upper and lower A-arms, coil springs, and anti-roll bar, independent rear suspension with lower wishbones, trailing lower radius arms, coil springs and anti-roll bar, and four-wheel power-assisted disc brakes. Wheelbase: 105"
- From the collection of Kathy and Jerry Nell
- V12 performance with E-Type styling
- Fitted with factory air and chrome wire wheels
- One repaint in original red, tan leather interior
The introduction of the Jaguar E-Type at the Geneva Motor Show in March 1961 was an even bigger surprise than the XK120 back in October 1948. There were 12 years of racing success between the two events, and Jaguar’s C- and D-Type racers owned Le Mans in the mid-1950s and were a threat everywhere else they competed.
But by the late 1950s, J