Friday, December 5, 2008

1962 Jaguar Series I E-Type Roadster Pictures

1962 Jaguar Series I E-Type Roadster

1962 Jaguar Series I E-Type Roadster
Chassis Num: j62 876351
Engine Num: R 2973-9

This 1962 Jaguar Series I E-Type Roadster was offered for sale at the 2007 RM Auctions held in Amelia Island, Florida where it was estimated to sell between $110,000 - $130,000. The car is powered by a 3781cc double overhead camshaft six-cylinder engine with three SU carburetors and capable of producing 265 horsepower. There is a four-speed manual gearbox and four-wheel disc brakes. Since new, the car has been treated to a complete restoration and has been judged a 100 point JCNA National Champion in 2005 and 2006. It has traveled less than 500 miles since the restoration and has been kept in a temperature and humidity controlled environment. It has the correct tool roll and Shelly screw jack.

This car has been featured in books such as the Standard Guide to British Sports Car as well as being shown at concours and various events. It is a multiple Best of Show and Best of Class winner.

At auction, the car's excellent restoration and concours winning reputation inspired a winning bid of $143,000.

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