From a private Belgian collection, 6,000 miles from new,1965 Jaguar Jaguar E-Type 4.2-Litre Roadster  Chassis no. 1E10377

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Lot 233
From a private Belgian collection, 6,000 miles from new, 1965 Jaguar Jaguar E-Type 4.2-Litre Roadster
Chassis no. 1E10377

Sold for € 52,900 (US$ 64,278) inc. premium
From a private Belgian collection, 6,000 miles from new
1965 Jaguar Jaguar E-Type 4.2-Litre Roadster
Chassis no. 1E10377
Of all the many E-Type variants, it is the 4.2-litre Roadster that the majority of enthusiasts consider the most desirable, combining as it does the purity of the original concept with the superior performance of the larger engine. The 4.2-litre version of Jaguar's sensational E-Type was launched in October 1964, a more user-friendly all-synchromesh gearbox and Lockheed brake servo forming part of the improved specification together with the bigger, torquier engine. Apart from '4.2' badging, the car's external appearance was unchanged, but under the skin there were numerous detail improvements, chiefly to the electrical and cooling systems, and to the seating arrangements. Top speed remained unchanged at around 150mph, the main performance gain resulting from the larger engine being improved flexibility.

This’time warp’ left-hand drive 4.2-litre Roadster is presented in very good original un-restored condition throughout, having covered just 6,000 miles in the hands of three owners from new. Finished in red with black leather interior, matching hood and new tonneau, it comes complete with original hard top, also finished in black, and is offered with Netherlands registration papers.

An extraordinary specimen of the definitive 60’s sports car.

De toutes les nombreuses versions de la Type E, le premier Roadster 4,2 litres est considéré par beaucoup d’amateurs comme le plus recherché, combinant la pureté de son concept original avec les performances d'un moteur plus puissant. La version 4,2 litres de cette voiture sensationnelle est lancée en octobre 1964, avec des spécifications améliorées comme une boîte synchronisée plus conviviale, un système freinage assisté Lockheed et un moteur plus puissant, offrant un meilleur couple. A part l'appellation "4,2", l'aspect extérieur de la voiture n'a pas changé mais de nombreux détails ont été améliorés à l'intérieur, notamment les systèmes électrique et de refroidissement ainsi que les sièges. Si sa puissance accrue ne rend pas la voiture plus rapide, la vitesse de pointe se maintenant à 240 km/h, elle améliore en revanche sa souplesse.

Ce Roadster 4,2 litres se présente en très bon état général (non restauré) d'origine, n'ayant parcouru que 6'000 miles dans les mains de trois propriétaires depuis sa sortie d'usine. Carrosserie rouge avec intérieur en cuir noir, capote et couvre-capote assortis, il est livré avec son hard top d'origine, également noir et ses documents d'immatriculation hollandais.

Un exemplaire hors du commun de la voiture de sport la plus représentative des années ’60.

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