JAGUAR E-TYPE SERIES 1 1962
The car that started it all. From a bullet-ridden sand-blasted husk, to a fully restored showcase of Jaguar engineering pedigree, this 1962 E-Type is the real deal.
Due to insurance restrictions, we can currently only offer this car for rental with one of our registered drivers, limiting this vehicle to weddings and chauffeured events only.
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ENGINE: 3.8L Straight 6 N/A Petrol
FUEL: Unleaded 98 ONLY
TRANSMISSION: Custom Spec 5-Speed
ACCELERATION: 0-60mph: 6.9s
TOP SPEED: 150mph (stated limit)
FUEL ECONOMY: 13mpg
SEATS: 2 with lap belts
LAYOUT: Front Engine Rear Drive - LHD
KEY FEATURES: Electric Ignition for improved reliability, full servo brakes & a 5-speed gearbox improve both performance and fuel economy.
The Jaguar E-Type, 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 a racing design with both the body tub and engine bolted directly to the frame.
On its release in March 1961 Enzo Ferrari called it "the most beautiful car ever made".
The E-Type was initially designed and shown to the public as a rear-wheel drive grand tourer in two-seater coupé form (FHC or Fixed Head Coupé) and as a two-seater convertible (OTS or Open Two Seater). A "2+2" four-seater version of the coupé, with a lengthened wheelbase, was released several years later.
Our Jaguar is fully restored, featuring only a couple of tweaks to improve performance and safety. Servo brakes, a five-speed gearbox and electronic ignition are the only significant changes in spec.
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