1961 Jaguar E-Type 3.8 Series 1 Roadster Left Hand Drive. Finished on Opalescent Silver Blue with Dark Blue hide interior with matching hood , hood bag and carpets. This is a very significant car in that it is the first non-external bonnet lock flat floor car to leave the production line on 23 August 1961.
It has received a total ground up restoration in the Netherlands to a very high standard with many upgrades to the engine including Mahle pistons , Vandervell Bearings ,Renold Chains with a Blueprinted balanced engine plus a crankshaft rear oil seal conversion , high output oil pump and lead free cylinder head conversion . The cooling system has been upgraded high output water pump and Kenlowe fan . The chrome wire wheels are 6.5 inches with 72 spoke wires and 205/70R 15 tyres. The interior is to original spec by Aldridge Trimming with new alloy bucket seats.
The car was supplied new to the first owner a lady in Norwalk , Connecticut USA on the 12th September 1961.
The condition is out of the box like new having covered less than 100 miles since the rebuild . Currently UK Registered and Tax paid and complete with a before and after detailed photographic file (over 100 pics) of the restoration. Heritage Certificate , US Title document, UK Nova confirmation UK V5C Document and the original toolkit. £175,000