1975 Jaguar E-Type V12 Series 3 Roadster

*Vendor supplied images
** Please note that Vendor will pay all applicable UK registration fees and duties prior to handover of the vehicle. The car will be supplied with a UK registration number

Highlights

  • Desirable ‘Open-Two-Seater’ variant
  • Complete with its folding soft-top and body-colour removable hard-top
  • Subject to some restoration work prior to import
  • Will be UK registered, with all duties paid at Seller's expense, prior to handover

The Appeal

For the third and final instalment of the inimitable E-Type, Jaguar gave it the engine they had been trying to develop for their sports cars since 1952 - a V12. This turned the E-Type from a sports car into a competent long-distance GT, so these later cars prove popular classics for those who like to undertake cross-continental jaunts. 
‘Open-Two-Seater’ variants are especially sought-after and here we have a very late example which we understand to have been first registered in 1975. The car has been recently imported from Kuwait where it has reportedly undergone some restoration work. Complete with its folding soft-top and a body-colour removable hard-top, this is a very usable example that will be a fantastic GT once recommissioned.



The History and Paperwork

  • E-Type production came to an end in 1974, so we understand this to be one of the last made and therefore first registered in 1975
  • Left-hand drive with an MPH speedometer so likely destined for the United States from new
  • Formerly part of a large collection, which saw limited use
  • Not yet UK registered following import from Kuwait but the vendor has offered to do this prior to collection

The Condition

  • Striking yellow paint scheme
  • The black folding soft top appears in good condition
  • A body-colour-matching hard top is also supplied - a rare and useful feature
  • Straight and solid-looking bodywork
  • The chrome appears to present very well
  • Equipped with a boot-mounted luggage rack - perfect for touring
  • No notable wear evident to the upholstery
  • Wood-rimmed sports steering wheel
  • The instruments and switchgear present well for their age

The Mechanics 

  • 5.3-litre V12 petrol engine
  • Automatic gearbox
  • Everything appears in good order under the bonnet
  • Will require recommissioning before it returns to the road
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Auction Details
  • Year 1975
  • Make Jaguar
  • Model E-Type Convertible
  • Colour Yellow
  • Mileage 56,533 Miles
  • Engine size 5300
  • Seller Type Trade
  • Town Uxbridge
  • County Middlesex
  • Country United Kingdom
  • Auction ends
Bidding history
27 Bids
  • to•••• £44,000 26/03/24
  • ke•••• £43,500 26/03/24
  • to•••• £43,000 26/03/24
  • ke•••• £42,500 26/03/24
  • to•••• £42,000 26/03/24
  • ke•••• £41,500 26/03/24
  • to•••• £41,000 26/03/24
  • ke•••• £40,500 26/03/24
  • to•••• £40,000 26/03/24
  • ke•••• £39,000 26/03/24

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