A matching number 1966 Series 1 E-type 4.2 manual sourced and imported by ourselves.

THE CAR.

This is an outstanding original example of a matching numbers 1966 Jaguar E-type 2+2 Series I, 4.2 manual, imported by ourselves from Canada. Since the photographs the car has passed it’s MOT test with no advisories and has full UK registration. The LHD car is finished in Opalescent Silver Grey with Red interior complemented by chromed spoked wheels. We have the Heritage Certificate for this car.

ENGINE AND GEARBOX

This Series I Jaguar E-type 2+2 has the silken 4.2 litre straight six engine, fed by triple carburetors. The famous XK twin cam Jaguar six starts immediately and pulls strongly throughout the rev range.The car starts instantly, both cold and hot and runs good oil pressure. The 4-speed manual gearbox is slick and smooth in every ratio and the car pulls strongly in every gear. This E-types driving experience is exhilarating with handling, roadholding and braking all up to a similarly high standard.

THE INTERIOR.

Open the door and breathe in and enjoy the original Jaguar type patina! It is very rare to find an original E-type interior in this condition. The seats are free from splits or tears, and the carpet, door linings and headlining are in good condition. Its requires no work for the E-type owners who like to enjoy their classic.

THE EXTERIOR

The bodywork is in good original condition, free from any major flaws or damage. The paint colour is metallic Golden Sand and is perfectly set off by the excellent chrome spoked wheels. This is an unrestored car, so whilst it is possible that it was resprayed earlier in its life, it should be remembered that it is now over 50 years old. It does have the benefit of new door and body rubber seals. The underside is in good sound condition, and there is evidence of the front jacking points being strengthed – a good worthwhile upgrade

HISTORY

This is a North American E-type but still has the triple carbs as per the UK models. It was selected by our NA team, and was said to have been the subject of quality work on its engine, gearbox and suspension over the years. The claims made about the car are confirmed on examination of its overall condition.

CONCLUSION

The photographs of this car will shortly be updated to show the UK registration. Driving, handling and roadholding are excellent, making this a very easy car to quickly cover ground in. We have no hesitation in recommending this car.

You can buy from Roman Garages with confidence.The car is located at our garage on the A52, 5 miles east of Grantham, Lincs, and is well worth a visit.

Call us on 01476 563001 Mon-Fri 8am to 5pm for a chat about your classic car requirements.

We can now offer finance on this E-Type. Click HERE for more details

Details

  • Condition: Used
  • Transmission: Manual 4 speed
  • Recorded Mileage: tba
  • Engine Size: 4200
  • Cylinders: Straight 6
  • Date First Registered: 1966
  • Drive Side: LHD
  • Fuel: Petrol
  • Exterior Colour: Opalescent Silver Grey
  • Interior Colour: Red
  • Tax Exempt: Yes
  • MOT Exempt: No
  • Our Price: £57995
  • Our Grading: 2
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