Evo’s latest video demonstrates that owning one of the six new-old Jaguar E-Type Lightweight Coupes means you get all the fun without having to get as dirty as you would in 1964. That’s a good thing.
[Does anybody love the Jaguar E-Type V12 more than the early straight six models? Probably not, but the big 12s were still cool. Photo Credit: Jaguar]
In 1963, Jaguar planned to build 18 E-Type Lightweight racing coupes, with aluminum bodies and ripping D-Type racing engines. Only 12 were assembled. 50 years later, Jaguar set out to build the rest. And Road & Track got to slip behind the wheel.
Jaguar’s heritage division built six (plus one) Lightweight E-Type coupés to finish up what their predecessors couldn’t in the sixties, and they all sold out immediately at £1 million a pop. Have a look at why.
The 73rd Goodwood Member's Meeting starts on the 21st of March, and the teams are already busy testing their cars before all hell breaks loose on the very fast Goodwood Circuit.
Every time Ivan Schneider bought a new car, he would think of the one that got away — or rather, the one that was taken from him. Back in 1968, the Manhattan attorney bought himself a Jaguar E-Type convertible, only to have it stolen from right in front of his apartment just six months later.
Jaguar intended to build 18 'Special GT E-types' in 1963, but only got to 12 with the last one being ready in 1964. But the remaining six designated chassis numbers will get used now as Jaguar is set to build six perfect Lightweights to finish the job.
How can one make an E-Type better than Jaguar themselves? By doing the Colin Chapman thing and adding lightness. Because racecar.
Did you know that the sexy Jaguar F-Type is the storied marque's first two-seat sports car in more than 50 years? The last time they did it, they produced what is possibly the greatest sports car of all time: the E-Type.
The reason why this barn-find Jaaaag E-Type made three times its pre-sale estimate is that it's a 1961 "Flat Floor", one of the last unrestored examples.
Last night's Mad Men was filled with Jaguars. Lots and lots of Jaguars. Let's drool over the cars that will keep the show's impermeable cool intact, even as its characters get on to the uglier years of the ‘60s.
When the original Jaguar E-Type was first released in 1961 Enzo Ferrari called it the "most beautiful car ever made"—certainly lofty praise from the direct competition.
A beautiful 1965 Jaguar XKE 4.2-Liter Series I Roadster that was formerly owned by Sir Elton John sold at auction in Oxford, England yesterday for an impressive $130,027 (£82,140).
If you were looking for a sports car in the early 1960s it appears Coyle-Hampton Motors in El Cerrito, Ca wouldn't have been a bad place to start. We can't find one item on their lot that wasn't a little bit interesting or exotic even when it was a used car.
On the 50th anniversary of the original Jaguar E-Type, here's Brett Berk's list of 20 cars other than the E-Type that are also shaped like a penis.
Five decades ago, inside a grand villa off Lake Geneva, Jaguar unveiled the E-Type. Journos got so heated that Sir William Lyons ordered another be delivered from Coventry for demo runs. Test driver Norman Dewis did the honors.