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885001

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 3.8 Jaguar E-Type 
 Fixed Head Coupe 
 Left Hand Drive 
   
 885001 
  
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 1961 
 Scrapped 
  
  
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United KingdomUnited Kingdom
 

 

Record Creation: Entered on 22 January 2004.

Database Updates: Show dataplate edits

 

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2004-01-21 23:46:38 | pauls writes:

Info gathered with permission from:
www.hendi.nl/xke/main.htm

885001 is said to have been the first fixed head body. It is stated that this car was used for pave' testing, and then scrapped,

2004-09-30 08:37:22 | pauls writes:

This car was mentioned in the 6/99 issue of Jaguar World magazine. It was said that Classic Motor Cars of Bridgnorth, Shropshire were currently restoring it. The registration number given for the car was 1VHP.
www.etype.co.uk

This is the same company that restored 9600 HP. Indeed the restoration of 1VHP is mentioned on their web site.

2004-11-23 16:57:39 | Mike Mueller writes:

885001 is the first left hand e coupe. 1VHP is the first right hand drive coupe.

2019-08-27 09:49:54 | tuffo writes:

885001 showed up on Ebay germany. Seller claims to be in possession of the car since 1989

2019-08-28 04:44:41 | Jaguar E-Type writes:

If you are refering to this ad, this seems to be the old fake 885013, which a German guy is trying to sell for ages.

And he stated 88501(X) leaving the last digit intransparent:  

www.ebay-kleinanzeigen.de/s-anzeige/jaguar-e-type/1188721438-216-2087

Very nice the bulkhead - worth a laugh

2019-08-30 08:37:34 | tuffo writes:

Very interesting. I did not know this.

Thanks for the Heads up!

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