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£ 100,000

Pre 63 Flat floor FIA E Type with fresh Sigma Engi - SOLD

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Description:

Very much priced to move as i am stepping away from historic racing.  Cost is the fraction of a new build but just as competitive. 

Any questions just call. 

KEY FACTS 

  • This 1961 Series 1 Jaguar E-Type is a particularly early, ‘flat floor’ example of the iconic classic British sports car, which has been extensively rebuilt to FIA racing specifications using an array of high-the highest quality parts. 
  • Under the bonnet is a 3.8-litre straight-six, fed by triple SU carburettors, driving the rear-wheels via a four-speed manual transmission. 
  • The 140th left-hand drive Fixed Head Coupe (FHC) built, this E-Type boasts the desirable ‘flat floor’ specification. 
  • When rebuilt for racing it was converted to righty-hand driver, and was granted an FIA HTP in 2016 in Category E. 
  • the car is competitive and incredibly well-balanced, with a previous impressive showing at the Donington Historic Festival, where it qualified 0.1 off pole despite a gearbox issue.  
  • It is also noted that the car only missed out on a podium at the 2022 Silverstone Classic by a few hundredths of a second following a puncture that cost more than 30 seconds in the pits.

 

  • The has also been fitted with a stiffer anti-roll bar. 
  • and various other imrpovements since I took it over

SUMMARY 

This early ‘flat floor’ Jaguar E-Type Series 1 3.8 FHC is an appealing classic racer, upgraded to FIA-compliant specification and with the HTP on file. It is reported to be a quick and very well-balanced car that is a pleasure to drive, and is now ready to be taken on by another enthusiast seeking a desirable 1960s coupe to compete in the best historic meetings such as Goodwood Le Mans Classic Spa six hour etc. 




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Masters historic Jaguar E Type Motor Racing Legends Equipe Spa Six hours Le Mans Classic Goodwood

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