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The Jaguar E-Type debuted at the 1961 Geneva Auto Show. It was an immediate sensation with magnificent coachwork, elegant interior, superb independent suspension, a high torque inline six-cylinder engine, and highly competent four-wheel disc brakes.
According to its Jaguar Daimler Heritage Certificate, this E-Type Fixed Head Coupe was completed on December 20, 1963, and dispatched to the US on February 8, 1964. It has been cared for by loving enthusiasts and was sympathetically restored in its original color combination of black over a striking red leather interior. While its seats have been reupholstered, much of the interior remains original, a result of the meticulous care it has received over the decades. When the car recently received a respray, the restoration facility noted that this example had never before been apart and still retained its original chrome, weather stripping, and glass. The engine was rebuilt using higher-compression pistons and performance camshafts. With a desire for greater driveability, the transmission was upgraded to a Tremec five-speed gearbox, and stopping was enhanced by the addition of modern Wilwood disc brakes. A stainless exhaust was fitted and the suspension was rebuilt.
Lovingly maintained, sympathetically restored, and discreetly updated, this brilliant Jaguar E-Type is an ideal coupe to show and drive.