1965 Jaguar E-Type 4.2 Roadster (RHD)
- Finished in Carmen Red with Beige hide
- Matching Numbers
- The 27th of 863 Right Hand Drive cars
- Extensive history file
- Features an array of upgrades
- 53,250 miles
This beautiful Jaguar E-Type 4.2 Roadster was manufactured on 30th November 1964 and first registered on 8th January 1965. Finished in its original specification of Carmen Red with beige interior, black mohair hood, original radiomobile radio, factory luggage rack and chrome wire wheels. This car comes with an extensive history file which includes a Jaguar Heritage certificate, MOT certificates dating back to the 1970s and magazine features to name a few.
This car also features an array of upgrades such as;
- Uprated front brakes
- Electronic ignition
- Kenlowe cooling fan
- Stainless steel exhaust
- Electric radio aerial
- Series II reclining seats with headrests
- Inertia reel seat belts
- Koni adjustable shock absorbers
- Hazard warning lights
Jaguar would make a habit of shocking the automotive world. Sometimes the impact of its cars reached beyond the showrooms and exposition halls to rock popular culture, yet not even Jaguar’s founder, Sir William Lyons, could have predicted the impact of the Jaguar E-Type.
When introduced at the 1961 Geneva Salon, the new Jaguar stirred passions with its extremely sleek and timeless design backed by staggering performance. Constructed using methods derived from the D-Type sports racing car, the E-Type was a technical marvel. The light and rigid monocoque chassis used the engine itself as a structural part of the car, with the long and sleek bonnet hinged at the front. The headlights were beautifully recessed in the fenders, and covered with contoured Perspex for a free-flowing design and improved aerodynamics. The car featured 4-wheel independent suspension, disc brakes all-around and a 4-speed manual transmission. The proven XK power plant was carried over from the XK150, and made sure the lithe Jaguar would exceed the 150mph mark.
Often called the most beautiful production car of all time, the E-Type remains an automotive icon of design, engineering and speed. With spare parts readily available, a number of marque clubs to join and many driving and concours events to attend, the E-Type is an excellent, widely admired collector car.
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