1969 Jaguar Type E 4.2-Litre série 2 roadster
Lot 302
1969 Jaguar Type E 4.2-Litre série 2 roadster
Sold for €48,300 (US$ 62,075) inc. premium

Lot Details
1969 Jaguar Type E 4.2-Litre série 2 roadster 1969 Jaguar Type E 4.2-Litre série 2 roadster 1969 Jaguar Type E 4.2-Litre série 2 roadster 1969 Jaguar Type E 4.2-Litre série 2 roadster
1969 Jaguar Type E 4.2-Litre série 2 roadster
Châssis n° 1R11430
Moteur n° 748885-9

La première modification importante à la sportive Type E eut lieu en octobre 1964 avec l'apparition de la version 4, 2 litres. En plus du moteur plus puissant et plus « coupleux » on trouvait une boîte de vitesses à première synchronisée plus agréable et un servo de freins Lokheed plus efficace. Comme sa devancière 3, 8 litres, la Type E 4, 2 litres était proposée en versions coupé et roadster et fut déclinée en version 2+2 à partir de 1966 sur un empattement allongé. En 1968, les trois versions de la Type E furent profondément remaniées pour répondre aux nouvelles lois fédérales américaines de sécurité et d'émissions, donnant naissance à la « série 2 », dépouillée de ses phares carénés originaux. Des feux arrière et latéraux agrandis faisaient leur apparition, tandis que l'élément central plus épais du pare-chocs traversait une entrée d'air avant élargie. Les modifications intérieures comprenaient une colonne de direction de sécurité fractionnable et des interrupteurs à la place des basculeurs, tandis que les modèles américains recevaient deux carburateurs Stromberg.

Livrée neuve aux États-Unis, ce roadster série 2 à conduite à gauche a été importé au Royaume –Uni en 2002 et a parcouru 0 miles depuis la révision de son moteur par VES, un spécialiste du Pays de Galle, en 2012. Les autres travaux effectués comprennent la réfection complète de l'essieu arrière et de nouveaux amortisseurs, des étriers de freins, etc. Peinte en rouge avec intérieur en cuir crème, ce magnifique roadster Type E est vendu avec ses papiers V5C du Royaume-Uni.

Sans réserve

1969 Jaguar E-Type 4.2-Litre Series 2 Roadster
Chassis no. 1R11430
Engine no. 748885-9

The first significant upgrade of Jaguar's sensational E-Type sports car occurred in October 1964 with the launch of the 4.2-litre version. Along with the bigger, torquier engine came a more user-friendly gearbox with synchromesh on first gear, and a superior Lockheed brake servo. Like its 3.8-litre forbear, the 4.2-litre E-Type was built in roadster and coupé forms, and in 1966 gained an additional 2+2 coupé variant on a longer wheelbase. In 1968 all three E-Type versions underwent major revision to comply with US safety and emissions legislation, emerging in 'Series 2' guise minus the original's distinctive headlight covers. In addition, enlarged side and rear lights were adopted while a thickened front bumper centre section bridged a larger radiator intake. Interior changes included a collapsible steering column and rocker switches in place of toggles, while cars built for the USA were equipped with twin Stromberg carburettors.

Delivered new in the USA, this left-hand drive Series 2 roadster was imported into the UK in 2002 and has covered zero miles since the engine was overhauled by specialists VES in Wales in 2012. Other works carried out include completely rebuilding the rear axle and fitting new shock absorbers, brake callipers, etc. Finished in red with cream leather interior, this beautiful E-Type roadster is offered with UK V5C registration document at no reserve.

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