Redline Engineering UK in Surrey are delighted to offer for sale this beautifully restored 1961 Jaguar E-Type Series 1 3.8 FHC.
With A unique blend of speed, style and sex appeal, Jaguar’s E-type created a sensation when unveiled to the public in 1961.
Enzo Ferrari described E-Type as most beautiful car in the world and who would disagree with the great man himself.
Stunning lines fixed-head long bonnet the race-bred 3.8-litre XK engine the Jaguar E-Type was the sports car to own, coupe or roadster.
Jaguar only produced limited number of Flat floor fixed head examples with this very one believed to be 100th Jaguar E-Type FHC.
Manufactured 12th December 1961 original RHD FHC finished in Opalescent Silver Blue with dark Blue interior.
All correct matching numbers car.
Today finished in it’s original colour and blue interior, correct Series 1 seat trims lovely panel instruments, Straight 6 3.8 ltr engine with triple SU carburettors, 4 speed manual gearbox, chrome body fittings with wire wheels, Series 1 stainless exhaust.
In 2019 Jaguar specialists Revival Classic’s were entrusted with the task of giving this E Type a complete nut and bolt full restoration lasting 16 months, today she’s back looking her very best it like she would of done when leaving Brown Lane Coventry.
Nice tasteful upgrades are – up rated front brakes, high torque starter motor, adjustable dampers, aluminium radiator with larger twin speed cooling fan.
Gerald Barton, owner of the Humber Oil Company (later Humbrol Paints) took delivery of an Opalescent Silver Blue Fixed Head Coupe, engine number R3145-9 and the Chassis number 860100 making this a correct “matching numbers” Jaguar, Heritage records for right-hand drive, fixed head coupes began at 860001 and ended in 1964 at 861799 so we believe this to be 100th Fix head coupe built with the very rare “flat floor”, on file Jaguar Heritage Certificate confirming spec dates built and delivered.
In the early 2000’s Jaguar E-Type underwent repaint to Red with tan trim.
Importantly engine & gearbox rebuilt, Hutson Motor company carried extensive amount if this work as well as other specialist companies.
Good level of history including Jaguar Heritage Certificate, several old MOT’s / services / bills – invoices / bills and invoices from Revival Classic’s, drivers hand book, 4 former owners.
Today this beautiful E Type starts on the button with A gracious sound from stainless twin exhaust, absolutely stunning throughout.
Jaguar E-Type Classic Car vehicle specification
- UK Right Hand Drive Flat floor
- Complete restoration
- Believed to be 100th FHC E Type built
- 3.8 Ltr engine / matching numbers
- Wire wheels
- 4 former owners
- Leather bound documented history file
- Absolutely stunning throughout
- All matching numbers car
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