THE first right-hand drive Jaguar E-Type
Fixed Head Coupe ever made has been driven to its maximum on the German autobahn in an attempt to match its 150mph record speed.
In 1961, Autocar magazine took an E-Type
to Belgium for a high speed test, looking to assess Jaguar's claim that a standard roadgoing E-type
could achieve 150mph.
A RESTORED Coventrybuilt Jaguar E-Type
has been driven to 146mph on a German autobahn.
com endamullen @ THE Midland-made Jaguar E-Type
has beaten the likes of Bentley, Rolls-Royce and McLaren to be voted the Best British Car Ever by classic car lovers.
Jaguar has been sold for almost PS20,000 on eBay as demand for the iconic vehicles reaches ever more dizzy heights.
Hollywood will race alongside four other classes of Jags including the E-type
, D-type, C-type and the MkI/MkII saloons.
THE original owner of a classic e-type
Jaguar has been found after an appeal.
It means people can get behind the wheel of models ranging from the E-Type
and Le Mans racer D-Type to Jaguar's most potent sports car ever, the F-Type R Coupe.
Jaguar has been voted the greatest car of all time in a poll of motorists.
Some 50 years after it went out of production, a "brand new" Lightweight E-Type
Jaguar has been rolled out of the company's Coventry factory.
Initially designed as an 18-car limited edition, just 12 of the Lightweight E-Type
were ever built - leaving six chassis numbers unutilized.
A further six will be built and sold with a specification originated from the last Lightweight E-type
produced in 1964.