Jaguar will sell 10 fully restored Series 1 E-Types

Jaguar will sell 10 fully restored Series 1 E-Types

0 comments 📅14 June 2017, 21:45

The Jaguar Land Bird of passage “Reborn” program is expanding its offerings yet again. The newest offering is the first from the Jaguar side of the train, and naturally the first car is a Series 1 E-Type. Jaguar Classic will restore 10 of the fundamental-generation E-Types, and the cars will be sold directly to consumers from the associates.

The very first of the cars is the 1965 model you see above, which will provoke its public debut next week at the Techno-Classica Essen show in Germany. It’s a 4.2-liter ideal finished in “Opalescent Gunmetal Grey.” According to Jaguar, it was originally sent to California where it racked up 78,000 miles, and then was put into storage in 1983. Jaguar then acquired the car, and the Jaguar Excellent department proceeded to restore it to factory specifications. Jaguar fixed and retained as assorted original parts as possible, and used replacement Jaguar Classic parts as needed. The car is fully numbers-analogous with the original engine and transmission.

If you’re interested in purchasing this E-Type, or one of the other nine, you’d more have a hefty pocketbook. A standard restored car done to factory specs determination start at about $355,000 at current exchange rates. If you want to spend more, Jaguar offers a few addition cost options such as an upgraded cooling system based on the one found in the Lightweight E-Quintessence, a fully synchromesh transmission for early models without it, and upgraded front brake calipers from the later Series 2 E-Typewrite.

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