Is a Jaguar E-Type A Good Investment?
Jaguar E-Type Series 1 Later Series 3s are fantastic cruisers, blisteringly quick and very comfortable, but are completely different to the early cars to drive. Left-hand-drive versions always offer good value for money and frankly, there’s nothing wrong with buying a RHD that was once a left.
Is the Jaguar E-Type reliable?
Not only are E-types exceptionally reliable, but the availability of parts is superb and the cost of parts, in comparison with Astons, Ferraris, Maseratis and such like, is very modest.
What is the most valuable Jaguar E-Type?
What can $7.37 million get you in an auction setting? If you were at the recent Bonhams Scottsdale sale, you would have walked away with a championship-winning 1963 Jaguar E-Type. It’s the most expensive E-Type ever sold at auction, and the most expensive Jaguar ever sold post 1960.
Why is the Jaguar E-Type iconic?
The iconic Jaguar E-Type has a long history, with three series of the car produced over a period of 15 years. The British sports car was reputedly named the “most beautiful car in the world” by none other than Enzo Ferrari and is often considered to be one of, if not the greatest, sports car of all time.
Where do E-Type Jaguars rust?
Inner and outer sills, boot floors, rear wings above the wheel openings, footwells, floors, door bottoms, scuttle, battery box, you name it, the E-Type can rust there. Be very, very careful of any purchase in terms of looking for evidence of rot or filler.
What does XKE mean?
Rating. XKE. Jaguar Xk e-Type. Miscellaneous » Automotive.
What engine did the E-Type Jaguar have?
inline-six cylinder XK engine
The heart of the E-type was the DOHC inline-six cylinder XK engine, originally launched in the Jaguar XK120 back in 1948. When it first appeared in 1948, the XK engine developed 160bhp, and went a long way to helping the XK120 along to become the world’s fastest series production car.
Was the Jaguar E-Type the fastest car?
For sale is the well known V12 Racing E-Type Jaguar campaigned by Malcolm Hamilton and Rob Beere from 1988 until 2001. This 700+ BHP monster achieved the title of the world’s fastest E-Type. Also known as ‘the beast’ it is built to virtually TWR Group C specification.