<i>Barn find fresh from 36 years in storage</I><BR /><B>1972 JAGUAR E-TYPE SERIES III V12 COUPE 2+2<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. UC1S73754<BR />Engine no. 7S7 881 SA

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Lot 96
Barn find fresh from 36 years in storage
1972 JAGUAR E-TYPE SERIES III V12 COUPE 2+2

Sold for US$ 25,300 inc. premium
Barn find fresh from 36 years in storage
1972 JAGUAR E-TYPE SERIES III V12 COUPE 2+2

Chassis no. UC1S73754
Engine no. 7S7 881 SA

5,343cc SOHC V12 Engine
4 Zenith Stromberg Carburetors
264bhp at 5,750rpm
4-Speed Manual Transmission
4-Wheel Independent Suspension
4-Wheel Hydraulic Disc Brakes

*Two owners from new
*Excellent patina inside and out
*Powerful twelve-cylinder E-Type Coupe
*Desirable 4-speed manual version
*Equipped with factory air conditioning


THE JAGUAR E-TYPE SERIES III

Few self-respecting automotive connoisseurs could ever ignore that iconic 20th Century classic, the E-Type Jaguar. From its sensational launch with its 3.8-liter 6-cylinder 'XK' series engine in 1961 to its final expression as the 5.3-liter V12-engined Series III model twenty years later, Coventry's finest was not only an aspirational supercar of its era, but also a generally attainable one – always offering would-be owners tremendous value for money.

It was in 1971 that Jaguar introduced the Series III with the Walter Hassan/Harry Mundy-developed 5.3-liter SOHC V12 engine which became an industry standard for its combination of smoothly unobtrusive torque and power. The new V12 was standardized upon the 105-inch longer-wheelbase floor pan of the 2-plus-2 variant, and only roadster and 2-plus-2 models were produced, Jaguar's preceding short-wheelbase Fixed-Head Coupe body style being discontinued.

With the large cross-slatted radiator grille, flared wheel arches accommodating wider track and bigger tires, plus V12 nomenclature adorning the tail, these Series III cars continued all the American Federal Regulations features of the preceding Series II models while also adopting uprated brakes and power steering as standard. From the new Series' launch in 1971 to the end of production in 1975, some 15,200 were manufactured.

THE MOTORCAR OFFERED

This highly original E-Type was bought by Fran Grayson as a low mileage used car from the original owner. He and his wife used the car till 1980 before putting the car into storage. The odometer now reads less than 59,000 miles.

Today the Jag survives in highly original condition and it appears to have only received a respray at some point. The black leather interior is nicely patinated and overall in very pleasing condition. The bodywork is straight and free of any corrosion issues. The Jag is known to have driven into the storage facility but has not been run in quite a few years.

Presented in Dark Blue over black and fitted with the optional wire wheels and desirable air-conditioning. Best of all this E-Type has the four speed manual transmission instead of the more common automatic. A full file of documents and receipts, including original handbooks, accompany the car.

This is a great opportunity to get a true E-Type barn find, one with only two owners from new and desirable options, and return it to the road after 36 years of slumber.
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<i>Barn find fresh from 36 years in storage</I><BR /><B>1972 JAGUAR E-TYPE SERIES III V12 COUPE 2+2<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. UC1S73754<BR />Engine no. 7S7 881 SA
<i>Barn find fresh from 36 years in storage</I><BR /><B>1972 JAGUAR E-TYPE SERIES III V12 COUPE 2+2<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. UC1S73754<BR />Engine no. 7S7 881 SA
<i>Barn find fresh from 36 years in storage</I><BR /><B>1972 JAGUAR E-TYPE SERIES III V12 COUPE 2+2<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. UC1S73754<BR />Engine no. 7S7 881 SA
<i>Barn find fresh from 36 years in storage</I><BR /><B>1972 JAGUAR E-TYPE SERIES III V12 COUPE 2+2<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. UC1S73754<BR />Engine no. 7S7 881 SA
<i>Barn find fresh from 36 years in storage</I><BR /><B>1972 JAGUAR E-TYPE SERIES III V12 COUPE 2+2<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. UC1S73754<BR />Engine no. 7S7 881 SA
<i>Barn find fresh from 36 years in storage</I><BR /><B>1972 JAGUAR E-TYPE SERIES III V12 COUPE 2+2<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. UC1S73754<BR />Engine no. 7S7 881 SA
<i>Barn find fresh from 36 years in storage</I><BR /><B>1972 JAGUAR E-TYPE SERIES III V12 COUPE 2+2<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. UC1S73754<BR />Engine no. 7S7 881 SA
<i>Barn find fresh from 36 years in storage</I><BR /><B>1972 JAGUAR E-TYPE SERIES III V12 COUPE 2+2<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. UC1S73754<BR />Engine no. 7S7 881 SA
<i>Barn find fresh from 36 years in storage</I><BR /><B>1972 JAGUAR E-TYPE SERIES III V12 COUPE 2+2<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. UC1S73754<BR />Engine no. 7S7 881 SA
<i>Barn find fresh from 36 years in storage</I><BR /><B>1972 JAGUAR E-TYPE SERIES III V12 COUPE 2+2<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. UC1S73754<BR />Engine no. 7S7 881 SA
<i>Barn find fresh from 36 years in storage</I><BR /><B>1972 JAGUAR E-TYPE SERIES III V12 COUPE 2+2<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. UC1S73754<BR />Engine no. 7S7 881 SA
<i>Barn find fresh from 36 years in storage</I><BR /><B>1972 JAGUAR E-TYPE SERIES III V12 COUPE 2+2<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. UC1S73754<BR />Engine no. 7S7 881 SA
<i>Barn find fresh from 36 years in storage</I><BR /><B>1972 JAGUAR E-TYPE SERIES III V12 COUPE 2+2<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. UC1S73754<BR />Engine no. 7S7 881 SA
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