Black 1962 E-Type Jaguar Series 1 with red leather interior with soft top and rare black hardtop. An extensive concours restoration commissioned by the 37 year owner of this incredible work art on four wheels. The comprehensive rotisserie restoration was commenced by JC Classics Inc of Burlington, WI and completed by the meticulous well known Ringbrothers of Spring Green Wisconsin in 2017 and had only 5 miles on the odometer since. According to Enzo Ferrari, "The Jaguar E-Type was the most beautiful car in the world", and this stunning black Jaguar with red leather hides validates that conclusion. According to the Jaguar Daimler Heritage Certificate this is a very rare and desirable original black E-Type roadster with red leather interior and the last year for the flat floor pans. It retains the matching numbers twin cam 3.8L inline 6 cylinder engine with a correct 4-speed transmission. This exquisite black Jaguar is rolling on correct restored wire wheels and new black wall tires.
- Jaguar Daimler Heritage Certificate validates this is a very desirable black E-Type roadster
- Extensive no expense spared rotisserie restoration
- Restoration by JC Classics Inc of Burlington, WI and Ringbrothers of Spring Green Wisconsin
- Mirror finish black paint with 5 miles on the odometer since painted
- Two top with new black convertible top
- Very rare restored black hardtop
- Chrome, stainless hardware and glass like new
- Last year of the "Flat Floor" roadster
- Only the first 2,086 left hand drive Series 1 E-Types had flat front floor pans
- Exquisite black Jaguar is rolling on correct restored wire wheels
- Jaguar Daimler Heritage Certificate validates this is true red leather interior Jaguar E-Type roadster
- Gorgeous restored red leather interior restored to factory specifications
- Refurbished dash and gauges are like new
- Chrome and stainless hardware are restored to a high level
- Matching numbers 3.8L inline 6 engine
- Disc brakes on the front
- Rotisserie restored to very high standards
"The Jaguar E-Type
, or the Jaguar XK-E
for the North American market, is a British sports car that was manufactured by Jaguar Cars Ltd between 1961 and 1975. Its combination of beauty, high performance, and competitive pricing established the model as an icon of the motoring world. The E-Type's 150 mph (241 km/h) top speed, sub-7-second 0 to 60 mph (97 km/h) acceleration, monocoque construction, disc brakes, rack-and-pinion steering, and independent front and rear suspension distinguished the car and spurred industry-wide changes. The E-Type was based on Jaguar's D-Type racing car, which had won the 24 Hours of Le Mans three consecutive years beginning 1955, and employed what was, for the early 1960s, a novel racing design principle, with a front subframe carrying the engine, front suspension and front bodywork bolted directly to the body tub. No ladder frame chassis, as was common at the time, was needed and as such the first cars weighed only 1315kg (2900lb).
The E-Type was initially designed and shown to the public as a rear-wheel drive grand tourer in two-seater coup form (FHC or Fixed Head Coup) and as a two-seater convertible "roadster" (OTS or Open Two Seater). A "2+2" four-seater version of the coup, with a lengthened wheelbase, was released several years later.
Later model updates of the E-Type were officially designated "Series 2" and "Series 3", and over time the earlier cars have come to be referred to as "Series 1." As with other partly hand made cars of the time, changes were incremental and ongoing, which has led to confusion over exactly what a Series 1 car is. This is of more than academic interest, as Series 1 E-Types and particularly Series 1 roadsters often have values far in excess of Series 2 and 3 models."American Dream Machines
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