<b>1963 Jaguar  E-Type Series I 3.8 Coupe </b><br /> Chassis no. 889369<br /> Engine no. RA4089-9

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Lot 67
1963 Jaguar E-Type Series I 3.8 Coupe

Sold for US$ 132,160 inc. premium
1963 Jaguar E-Type Series I 3.8 Coupe
Chassis no. 889369
Engine no. RA4089-9
3,781cc DOHC Inline 6-Cylinder Engine
3 SU Carburetors
265bhp at 5,400rpm
4-Speed Manual Transmission
4-Wheel Independent Suspension
4-Wheel Disc Brakes

*Recent comprehensive servicing and refurbishment
*Matching numbers example finished in elegant Carmen Red over Black livery
*Nicely restored and well presented
*Offered with original owner's manual and Heritage Certificate


THE JAGUAR E-TYPE

Jaguar would make a habit of shocking the automotive world. Sometimes the impact of its cars reached beyond the showrooms and exposition halls to rock popular culture, yet not even Jaguar's founder, Sir William Lyons, could have predicted the impact of the Jaguar E-Type.

When introduced at the 1961 Geneva Salon, the new Jaguar stirred passions with its extremely sleek and timeless design backed by staggering performance. Constructed using methods derived from the D-Type sports racing car, the E-Type was a technical marvel. The light and rigid monocoque chassis used the engine itself as a structural part of the car, with the long and sleek bonnet hinged at the front. The headlights were beautifully recessed in the fenders, and covered with contoured Perspex for a free flowing design and improved aerodynamics. The car featured 4-wheel independent suspension, disc brakes all around and a 4-speed manual transmission. The proven XK power plant was carried over from the XK150, and made sure the lithe Jaguar would exceed the 150mph mark.

Often called the most beautiful production car of all time, the E-Type remains an automotive icon of design, engineering and speed. With spare parts readily available, a number of marque clubs to join and many driving and concours events to attend, the E-Type is an excellent, widely admired collector car.


THE MOTORCAR OFFERED

According to its Jaguar Cars Heritage Certificate, this sleek E-Type Fixed Head Coupe first emerged from Jaguar's Coventry workshop on October 29, 1963 sporting opalescent silver blue paint over a dark blue leather interior. Shortly thereafter, on November 6, it was dispatched to the New York based Jaguar distributor to be united with its first owner. The new E-Type was completed with a left hand drive steering arrangement, and equipped for the US market. The first generation XKE models quickly gained iconic status in the US due to its elegant European looks, high performance capabilities thanks to its 3.8 liter responsive engine and its wonderful drivability.

Today, this stunning E-Type is fresh from an extensive mechanical restoration carried out by marque experts in 2020, who also performed numerous aesthetic improvements to the interior and exterior of the coupe. The XKE's mechanicals were disassembled and prepared for refurbishment, while on the exterior, the bonnet as well as other parts of the body were also removed, disassembled and stripped. The XKE was then painted with base coat, clear coat and finally wet sanded and buffed to the striking finish that you see today. The look of the E-Type presents a timeless combination that undeniably suits this elegant automobile. All the bright work presents wonderful and is finely polished, complementing the paint beautifully. Cosmetically the E-Type looks exceptional, with outstanding finish and detail throughout. With its spacious interior and plentiful amounts of storage, this XKE fixed head coupe proves to be a wonderful car for touring, vintage car rallies or even showing at a local concours show.

The original, matching numbers engine is great condition and recently received a plethora of servicing ensuring the car is ready to be driven. A small list of some of the recently performed services include engine service, cylinder head adjustments, miscellaneous suspension and steering rack refurbishment, new aluminum radiator, rebuilt carburetors, servicing of the hydraulic and brake system as well as tidying up and detailing the vehicle. The undercarriage and engine bay has been gone through as well, giving this sports car up to date service, performance and handling characteristics to match its handsome cosmetic state. Accompanying this fine E-Type Coupe is an original owner's manual, operating/service handbook, copies of original documents, invoices as well as the Jaguar-issued Heritage Trust Certificate. Having just over 600 miles driven since the completion of the restoration, this Jaguar is ready to be enjoyed for many miles to come. Few cars can rival the Jaguar E-Type in performance, beauty, and desirability and this particular Coupe is a superb example of one of the most iconic cars of the '60s.

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<b>1963 Jaguar  E-Type Series I 3.8 Coupe </b><br /> Chassis no. 889369<br /> Engine no. RA4089-9
<b>1963 Jaguar  E-Type Series I 3.8 Coupe </b><br /> Chassis no. 889369<br /> Engine no. RA4089-9
<b>1963 Jaguar  E-Type Series I 3.8 Coupe </b><br /> Chassis no. 889369<br /> Engine no. RA4089-9
<b>1963 Jaguar  E-Type Series I 3.8 Coupe </b><br /> Chassis no. 889369<br /> Engine no. RA4089-9
<b>1963 Jaguar  E-Type Series I 3.8 Coupe </b><br /> Chassis no. 889369<br /> Engine no. RA4089-9
<b>1963 Jaguar  E-Type Series I 3.8 Coupe </b><br /> Chassis no. 889369<br /> Engine no. RA4089-9
<b>1963 Jaguar  E-Type Series I 3.8 Coupe </b><br /> Chassis no. 889369<br /> Engine no. RA4089-9
<b>1963 Jaguar  E-Type Series I 3.8 Coupe </b><br /> Chassis no. 889369<br /> Engine no. RA4089-9
<b>1963 Jaguar  E-Type Series I 3.8 Coupe </b><br /> Chassis no. 889369<br /> Engine no. RA4089-9
<b>1963 Jaguar  E-Type Series I 3.8 Coupe </b><br /> Chassis no. 889369<br /> Engine no. RA4089-9
<b>1963 Jaguar  E-Type Series I 3.8 Coupe </b><br /> Chassis no. 889369<br /> Engine no. RA4089-9
<b>1963 Jaguar  E-Type Series I 3.8 Coupe </b><br /> Chassis no. 889369<br /> Engine no. RA4089-9
<b>1963 Jaguar  E-Type Series I 3.8 Coupe </b><br /> Chassis no. 889369<br /> Engine no. RA4089-9
<b>1963 Jaguar  E-Type Series I 3.8 Coupe </b><br /> Chassis no. 889369<br /> Engine no. RA4089-9
<b>1963 Jaguar  E-Type Series I 3.8 Coupe </b><br /> Chassis no. 889369<br /> Engine no. RA4089-9
<b>1963 Jaguar  E-Type Series I 3.8 Coupe </b><br /> Chassis no. 889369<br /> Engine no. RA4089-9
<b>1963 Jaguar  E-Type Series I 3.8 Coupe </b><br /> Chassis no. 889369<br /> Engine no. RA4089-9
<b>1963 Jaguar  E-Type Series I 3.8 Coupe </b><br /> Chassis no. 889369<br /> Engine no. RA4089-9
<b>1963 Jaguar  E-Type Series I 3.8 Coupe </b><br /> Chassis no. 889369<br /> Engine no. RA4089-9
<b>1963 Jaguar  E-Type Series I 3.8 Coupe </b><br /> Chassis no. 889369<br /> Engine no. RA4089-9
<b>1963 Jaguar  E-Type Series I 3.8 Coupe </b><br /> Chassis no. 889369<br /> Engine no. RA4089-9
<b>1963 Jaguar  E-Type Series I 3.8 Coupe </b><br /> Chassis no. 889369<br /> Engine no. RA4089-9
<b>1963 Jaguar  E-Type Series I 3.8 Coupe </b><br /> Chassis no. 889369<br /> Engine no. RA4089-9
<b>1963 Jaguar  E-Type Series I 3.8 Coupe </b><br /> Chassis no. 889369<br /> Engine no. RA4089-9
<b>1963 Jaguar  E-Type Series I 3.8 Coupe </b><br /> Chassis no. 889369<br /> Engine no. RA4089-9
<b>1963 Jaguar  E-Type Series I 3.8 Coupe </b><br /> Chassis no. 889369<br /> Engine no. RA4089-9
<b>1963 Jaguar  E-Type Series I 3.8 Coupe </b><br /> Chassis no. 889369<br /> Engine no. RA4089-9
<b>1963 Jaguar  E-Type Series I 3.8 Coupe </b><br /> Chassis no. 889369<br /> Engine no. RA4089-9
<b>1963 Jaguar  E-Type Series I 3.8 Coupe </b><br /> Chassis no. 889369<br /> Engine no. RA4089-9
<b>1963 Jaguar  E-Type Series I 3.8 Coupe </b><br /> Chassis no. 889369<br /> Engine no. RA4089-9
<b>1963 Jaguar  E-Type Series I 3.8 Coupe </b><br /> Chassis no. 889369<br /> Engine no. RA4089-9
<b>1963 Jaguar  E-Type Series I 3.8 Coupe </b><br /> Chassis no. 889369<br /> Engine no. RA4089-9
<b>1963 Jaguar  E-Type Series I 3.8 Coupe </b><br /> Chassis no. 889369<br /> Engine no. RA4089-9
<b>1963 Jaguar  E-Type Series I 3.8 Coupe </b><br /> Chassis no. 889369<br /> Engine no. RA4089-9
<b>1963 Jaguar  E-Type Series I 3.8 Coupe </b><br /> Chassis no. 889369<br /> Engine no. RA4089-9
<b>1963 Jaguar  E-Type Series I 3.8 Coupe </b><br /> Chassis no. 889369<br /> Engine no. RA4089-9
<b>1963 Jaguar  E-Type Series I 3.8 Coupe </b><br /> Chassis no. 889369<br /> Engine no. RA4089-9
<b>1963 Jaguar  E-Type Series I 3.8 Coupe </b><br /> Chassis no. 889369<br /> Engine no. RA4089-9
<b>1963 Jaguar  E-Type Series I 3.8 Coupe </b><br /> Chassis no. 889369<br /> Engine no. RA4089-9
<b>1963 Jaguar  E-Type Series I 3.8 Coupe </b><br /> Chassis no. 889369<br /> Engine no. RA4089-9
<b>1963 Jaguar  E-Type Series I 3.8 Coupe </b><br /> Chassis no. 889369<br /> Engine no. RA4089-9
<b>1963 Jaguar  E-Type Series I 3.8 Coupe </b><br /> Chassis no. 889369<br /> Engine no. RA4089-9
<b>1963 Jaguar  E-Type Series I 3.8 Coupe </b><br /> Chassis no. 889369<br /> Engine no. RA4089-9
<b>1963 Jaguar  E-Type Series I 3.8 Coupe </b><br /> Chassis no. 889369<br /> Engine no. RA4089-9
<b>1963 Jaguar  E-Type Series I 3.8 Coupe </b><br /> Chassis no. 889369<br /> Engine no. RA4089-9
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