1971 Jaguar E-Type Convertible

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  • 4.2L powerplant with manual transmission
  • Extensively restored in 2022 with only light work remaining
  • Impressive Primrose Yellow paintwork with black leather interior

The Appeal

Once dubbed the most beautiful car in the world, it’s little wonder that the E-Type has become a defining event in Jaguar’s history.
This example was rebuilt only last year, with new paint and rebuilt engine leaving it in fine stead for its new owner.

The History and Paperwork

  • Sadly we know very little about the history of this car
  • First registered in 1971
  • The certificat d’immatriculation is dated 2007
  • Currently indicates 92,528 miles from new
  • In 2022 the car underwent substantial restoration by SAS Culbu, Carbu & Cie
  • Invoices for this work are included in the sale
  • The car also comes with the certificat d’immatriculation 

The Condition

  • Repainted into period-accurate Primrose Yellow last year
  • Extensively rebuilt and restored with no dents or dings
  • We note some rough edges around the wheel arches
  • Some light wear to the car’s lower extremities
  • The car is sitting on its original wire-spokes
  • Full set of Vredestein tyres
  • Black fabric soft top
  • The car’s interior is in good order
  • Original instruments with only light signs of wear
  • Wood-trimmed steering wheel and gearstick
  • Soft sagging to the seats 
  • Some wear to the carpets
  • Underneath is in good, solid order with clean suspension and exhaust

The Mechanics

  • 4.2L Jaguar powerplant
  • Manual transmission
  • Engine rebuilt in 2022
  • Jaguar head is clean and proudly on display
  • The vendor notes that the cylinder head may need tightening in the next 1000kms
  • We’re also informeds that the carbs still require restoration
  • We understand that the car is in very good working order 
  • No leaks, knocks, bangs or smoke have been reported to us


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Vehicle specification
  • Year 1971
  • Make Jaguar
  • Model E-Type Convertible
  • Colour Yellow
  • Odometer 92,528 Miles
  • Engine size 4200
Auction Details
  • Seller Type Private
  • Town Normandie
  • Country France
Bidding history
38 bids
  • al•••• €70,000 22/11/23
  • el•••• €69,500 22/11/23
  • al•••• €69,000 22/11/23
  • tu•••• €68,500 22/11/23
  • al•••• €68,000 22/11/23
  • el•••• €67,000 22/11/23
  • al•••• €66,000 22/11/23
  • tu•••• €64,000 22/11/23
  • al•••• €63,000 22/11/23
  • el•••• €61,000 22/11/23
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