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1963 | Jaguar E-type Series 1 3.8 FHC

Built on 28th November 1962 and dispatched March 1963, this S1 fixed-head coupe is an original right hand drive car delivered to Henlys, London. The car is restored to its original colours of Opalescent Dark Blue with Red interior trim. This car is believed to be one of 70 cars to feature a close ratio gearbox.


Although it appeared positive on the surface, as an early unrestored example the extent of metalwork required to achieve a gold standard car was extensive. A webasto sunroof had been fitted and required removal, the floors were severely rotten, the doors not salvageable, new sills, bulkhead components and more were required. As new panels do not fit, much alteration was required to produce even, tight panel gaps. The end result is a boot, doors and bonnet which click shut softly.


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