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£63,995

1966 E TYPE JAGUAR SERIES 1

0333 344 2329
ID 7753


Bognor Regis  

LOW MILEAGE MATCHING NUMBERS 1966 SERIES 1 E-TYPE JAGUAR 2+2 LHD AUTOMATIC WITH ALL THE NEW PARTS AND REFURBISHMENTS COMPLETED IN JULY 2018. THE CAR IS FULLY COMPLETED WITH A 'NO EXPENSE' COMPREHENSIVE REBUILD AND 12 MONTHS MOT IN AUGUST 2018. According To The Jaguar Heritage Certificate The Car Was First Delivered To A Mrs. Roslyn E. Farbman Of New York, USA In March, 1966. The Car Was Repatriated To The UK In 2014 And Is fully DVLA Registered With All Correct Paperwork Completed And All Taxes Paid. The Car Currently Has A Very Desirable, 1966 Year Perfect, Cherished Number Plate (66 HXK). This Will Be Part Of the Sale Negotiation To Include Or Not. This Is A Matching Numbers Car And Supported By The Jaguar Heritage Certificate. Finished In Fresh Jaguar Opalescent Green Paint With New Beige Hide Interior And New Carpets. Having Covered A Maintained 37,000 Miles From New. EQUIPMENT Supported By A Jaguar Heritage Certificate And Is Finished In Newly Applied Jaguar Opalescent Green Exterior With An Immaculate New Beige Leather Interior. Comes With Refurbished Chrome Wire Wheels, New Period Tyres, Adjustable Steering Column, Manual Dial Illumination, Full Sized Spare Wheel, Car Jack, Rear Seats. The Car Has Just Undergone An Extensive Restoration And Comes With A Large Photographic Record And Comprehensive History Files. Restoration Covered Every Aspect To Extraordinary Detail Across Bodywork, Electrics And Mechanicals Including, But Not Limited To: Full Rebuild Of The B&W Auto-Gearbox, Triple SU Carburettors, Independent Rear Suspension (IRS), Upgraded Cooling/Heating Systems, (With More Efficient Alloy Radiator, Header Tank, Heating Matrix Box, RevoTec Electric Fan, Steering Rack, Front Suspension, Brakes, Petrol Tank, High Performance Leads, 123 Electronic Ignition, Spark Plugs, Battery, Filters, Oils And Fluids, Bell Stainless Steel Exhaust And Ceramic Coated Manifolds. Beautifully Detailed Engine Bay With Brand New Powder Coated Engine Bars And Mounts. EXTERIOR The Jaguar Opalescent Green Paintwork Was Taken Back To Bare Metal, Etch Primed And Repainted. It Has Been Highly Polished And There Are Lots Of Photographs Provided In The History Files To Show The Amount Of Detailed & Sympathetic Restoration Efforts Required To Achieve This Level Of Finish. The Bright Work Is In Fantastic Condition Whilst The Chromed Areas Such As The Door Handles, Rear Screen Surround And Door Caps Show Very Well With Excellent Fit And Finish. Most Was Either Replaced Or Refurbished As Required To Retain The Authenticity & Originality. All The Glass Is In Good Condition & All Window And Bodywork Seals Replaced As Required. The Rear Hatchback Opens & Fits Snugly In Place. The Period Rear Windows Also Open To Let In More Air For Cruising. The New Bell Stainless-Steel Twin Piped Exhaust System Sound Fantastic With The Engine. INTERIOR The Brand New Beige Interior And Carpets Has Been Completely Re-Trimmed With All New Components, Springs and Foams. Headlining Is New, Clean And Tight With The Door Cards And Sill Carpentry Presenting Neatly. The Dash Top Was Renewed/Refurbished And In Its Original Condition And Is Free From Any Damage As Does The New Centre Console, 4-Speed Automatic Gear Knob And Chromed Handbrake. The Cabin Is Elegantly Finished With The Original And Distinguished Wooden Rimmed Series 1 Jaguar 3-Spoke Steering Wheel. The Sun Visors Have Been Renewed To Match, And Further Complement The New Headlining. ENGINE & TRANSMISSION The Recent Mechanical Overhaul Shows Pristine Presentation Alongside Very Strong, Reliable Performance. Engine Bay Is Very Clean And Nicely Presented With All Equipment Shining And Well Maintained. The Attention To Detail Of Mechanical Improvements Is Really Apparent On This Car. The Gear Changes Are Smooth As It The Exciting Performance From The 4.2 Engine And Is A Joy To Drive On The Open Road. A Recent Overhaul Of Carburettors' And Re-Jetting, Timing Set Up, New Electronic Ignition, Re-Tuning And New Spark Plugs, Filters, Etc. Has Seen A Dramatic Improvement In Both Performance And Fuel Economy. This Series I E-Type Has The Silken Jaguar 4.2 Litre Straight Six DOHC Engine, Fed By Triple SU Carbs. The Car Starts instantly And Settles To A Smooth Burble On Idling. The 4-Speed Borg-Warner Auto Box Is Slick And Smooth And The Car Pulls Strongly WHEELS, TYRES & BRAKES The Recently Restored Chromed Wheels With New Two Eared Spinners, Are Complemented With New Period Tyres To Ensure Authentic Ride And Feel. The Braking System Has Had A Significant Entire Overhaul Again By A Specialist Classic Jag Company To Ensure Performance Is A Match For The Engine, Pulling Up Quickly And Smoothly In A Straight Line. The Car Has Full Disc Brakes All Round Which Are All Recently Overhauled Including New Steel Braided Hoses And Fosseway-Performance Enhancements. HISTORY FILE This E-Type Has Led A Pampered Existence Free Of Cosmetic Anomalies That Can So Often Affect Classic Cars. An Imported LHD Model From NYC, USA The Car Has Been Sympathetically Restored Over A 2-Year Period To Ensure This Classic Wants For Nothing From: Rushton Engineering, http://www.rushtonengineering.co.uk SNG Barrett http://www.sngbarratt.com Fosseway Performance http://www.fossewayperformance.co.uk.