1972 Jaguar E-Type SIIIRoadster
Year of manufacture1972
Exterior brand colourRed
To be offered at auction WITHOUT RESERVE ,Friday, August 13, 2010
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