|3.8 Jaguar E-Type||Carmen Red|
|Open Two Seater||Dark Blue|
|Left Hand Drive||Black|
|Peter Lindner Frankfurt|
|4 October 1962|
|R7625-8||15 October 1962|
|18 September 1962||Germany|
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2010-10-24 18:32:36 | pauls writes:
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First registered in the USA in 1962 this stunning S1 3.8 Roadster - Chassis No: 878168 - Engine No: R76258 was imported back to the UK in 1998 and underwent a conversion to RHD and subsequent restoration including Engine rebuild by Swallow Engineering in Essex (with photo's) in 2005. Since then it has only covered 2,000 miles and a believed genuine 57,000 miles from new. The car is in excellent condition throughout and is finished in Signal Red with Black leather bucket seats, Black carpets, new Black Mohair Soft Top and Chrome Wire Wheels.
2016-02-23 10:12:56 | Classic Chrome Ltd writes:
This Series 1 3.8 E Type Roadster was manufactured on 18th September 1962 and was despatched to Jaguar Distributor Peter Lindner in Frankfurt, Germany on 4th October 1962 and supplied to its first owner - Lieutenant N W Cunningham later that month.
2016-02-23 12:12:20 | Anonymous writes:
According to the Jaguar Heritage Certificate, this Jaguar E Type S1 3.8 Roadster is a 'matching numbers' car and was manufactured on 18th September 1962 and despatched to Jaguar Distributor Peter Lindner in Frankfurt, Germany on 4th October 1962 and supplied to its first owner - Lieutenant N W Cunningham later that month.
It was imported back to the UK in 1999 and was fully restored and converted to RHD by Swallow Engineering in Essex in 2005.
It is finished in its original colour of Carmen Red but now has Black trim rather than its original Dark Blue, new Black Mohair Soft Top, Black leather Seats, Black Carpets, 3.8 Litre straight Six Engine, 4 Speed Moss Gearbox and Chrome Wire Wheels.
The car has covered a believed genuine 62,000 miles from new, but it has only covered 5,000 miles since the Engine was rebuilt at 57,000 miles by Swallow Engineering. During the last owners tenure since 2011 it has been further improved with new Gas shock absorbers, new suspension bushes and ball joints, new steering column and steering rack, new Brake Discs and pads, new Hi-Torque Starter Motor, uprated Alternator and lots more.
The car also has a Cobra 'Tracker' fitted plus a Stereo/CD player and a new original specification 15" wooden Steering Wheel.
More information and photographs to follow upon completion of our showroom preparation.
Car on display @ our showrooms in Mortlake.
2019-04-10 14:12:50 | Harry Stevens writes:
For sale at Classic Motor Cars of Bridgnorth for £140,000. Seller's description below.
Manufactured on 18th September 1962 and sent to Peter Lindner in Germany who was the original distributor. An original LHD car which was converted to RHD in 2001 after undergoing some major refurbishment. The car has just had a full body rebuild and been painted in the original colour of Carmen Red. The car is in excellent condition having also had a full retrim and new black mohair roof. The history file contains photos of current restoration work, old MoTs and lots of receipts for work that has been carried out over the years.