1963 Coswalt Blue Jaguar Series 1 E-Type
Used 1963 Blue
***More photos and video on our website*** 265bhp at 5,500rpm, 3,781cc double overhead camshaft inline 6 cylinder, 3 Weber SU HD8 carburetors, 4 speed manual gearbox, four-wheel independent suspension, and four-wheel disc brakes. Wheelbase: 96 The Jaguar XKE was introduced to the automotive world in 1961 after years of speculation. The brainchild of William Lyons and a passionate team of advisors and designers, it was aptly named E-Type, as it was a clear descendent from the accomplished C and D-Types that had been dominating racetracks. Its other name, XKE, was evidence that it also possessed the positive qualities of Jaguars XK series. Jaguar had taken what it learned on the track and applied it to the E-Type. The monocoque passenger compartment, tube framed engine bay and tilting hood clearly came from the D-Type. The XKE had four-wheel Dunlop disc brakes with the rear discs fitted next to the differential to reduce unsprung weight, and most importantly, fully independent suspension on all four wheels. It also was one the most attractive, sensuous and evocative designs ever to grace an automobile chassis. The E-Type's design is an artful blend of race car and road car; not since the introduction of the XK120 at the London show of 1948 had any sports car produced such a stir or so much favorable comment. The example we are pleased to offer is a beautiful 3.8 liter Series I Roadster. It underwent a complete restoration to the highest degree by Jaguar Specialist David Ferguson of Northern California. Taken down to the bare metal, a complete mechanical restoration and rebuild was executed including an all new interior and brightwork. Fully documented, this is a matching numbers original XKE that, following its no-expense-spared restoration, was proven with a JCNA first Place win scoring a 99.92 overall. The body was repainted in the very desirable and rare color, Coswalt blue, then color sanded and buffed. The car was then fitted with all new rubbe ...
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December 2 2017 on Dealslister