Jaguar Type E roadster 3,8 liters series 11 of 21 images

Jaguar Type E roadster 3,8 liters series 1

149 500 €*


The classic car presented for sale is a magnificent E Type Jaguar convertible serie 1 with 3.8 liter engine. The Jaguar E (XK E in the US and E Type in Britain) is one of the mythical British sports cars of the 60's -70. Produced from 1961 to 1975 in three series, three models (cabriolet, coupe and 2 + 2) and three engines (6 cylinders 3.8 and 4.2 liters and 12 cylinders 5.3 liters), it is inspired by the Jaguar type D engine with its 3.8 liter engine inherited from its predecessor, the Jaguar XK150 S. The perfect style of Sir William Lyons' bodywork design and the outstanding performance of the E Type distinguished it from other cars at this period. This Jaguar E type roadster, especially in its first 3.8 liter series 1 is now an automobile aesthetic myth symbolizing the Swinging Sixties.

The model for sale, 3.8-liter convertible version, is the most desirable of the series Jaguar E Type with streamlined headlights, thin bumper, bucket seats, dashboard instrumentation type aviation and beige leather interior matching with refinement with the dashboard made of corked aluminum. This car is in perfect condition after a complete restoration. Restored of the chassis, totally renovated, it has a known history that will be communicated to you.


  • Number of cylinders: 6-cylinder in-line with dual overhead camshaft, 12 valves, 3 SU carburators
  • Displacement:3781 cm³
  • Bore x stroke:87 x 106 mm
  • Compression ratio:8: 1
  • Fiscal power:22 HP
  • Maximum horsepower:265 (5 500 rotations/min)
  • Maximum torque:411 Nm (4 000 rotations/min)

Other technical elements

  • Transmission:Rear wheels / Single disc clutch / 4-speed Moss gearbox (first non-synchronized)
  • Direction:Rack and pinion
  • Suspension:Independent wheels / Telescopic shock absorbers with integrated springs
  • Brakes:Hydraulically operated Dunlop discs (diameter 280 mm at the front, 250 mm at the rear)
  • Wheels and tyres:Wire wheels. 185/80/15 tires
  • Body:2 doors sport convertible with 2 seats and steel body. Self-supporting monocoque chassis with Reynolds square tube subframe in the front
  • Ref.:2621

Dimensions, production and performance

  • Manufacturer:JAGUAR
  • Length:445 cm
  • Width:165 cm
  • Height:118 cm
  • Wheelbase:243 cm
  • Front track:127 cm
  • Rear track:127 cm
  • Number of copies:7825
  • Years of production:1961-1964
  • Maximum speed:240 km/h
  • 0 to 100 km/h:7.4 s
  • 400 meters standing start:15.2 s
  • 1 000 meters standing start:28.2 s

Color and finishing

  • Body color:Red
  • Interior finishing:Beige leather

Conservation status

Really good condition. This roadster model has only 45 000 km
Complete restoration of the chassis, engine, gearbox, deck, leather upholdstery...

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