1961 Jaguar E-Type 3.8 FHC

Jaguar E-E-Type

1961 Jaguar E-Type 3.8 FHC

Opalescent Dark Green / Beige

Unique early Flat Floor Jaguar E-type 3.8 FHC in Opalescent Dark Green with Beige interior trim. Concours condition, extremely original.

SOLD to Switzerland

1961 Jaguar E-type 3.8 series 1 FHC Flat Floor in its factory original colour combination of Opalescent Dark Green with Beige interior trim. Early flatfloor car, one of the first 200 LHD coupes produced.

This car was produced on the 4th of November 1961 in Opalescent Dark Green with Beige interior trim. Dispatched on the 22nd of November 1961 through Jaguar Cars New York, USA to its first owner P Bean, Los Angeles, California, USA.

Incredibly original early car, complete no-expense spared concours restoration over the past years by its private owner with extreme attention to all original early details. This unique E-type has now been test driven for the first couple of hundred miles by ourselves and all necessary adjustments and fine tuning have been performed. The car is fully sorted and ready for many more miles to come.

Matching numbers engine with original pumpkin orange head, still in its original delivery colour combination and comes with a Heritage Certificate, documentation, original tools, California black plate and history.

Hundreds of pictures available of the complete restoration. Also many pre-restoration pictures that show this was a solid, extremely original, accident-free, unmolished early E-type with all its original components.

One of the few surviving original early cars with all its unique early production components in a great sought after colour combination. A unique opportunity to own a desirable early production flat floor Jaguar E-type. Currently on Dutch EU registration.


Jaguar E-type 3.8 series 1 FHC original specifications

Engine: 6 Cylinder DOHC Aluminium head, twin cam
Capacity: 3781 cc
Power: 265 bhp (198 KW) @5500 rpm
Top speed: 150 mph (240 km/h)
Fuel: Triple 2″ HD8 SU carburettors
Suspension: All round independent
Brakes: All round Servo assisted disc brakes
Length: 4.45m (14’7″)
Width: 1.66m (5’6″)
Weight (dry): 1123 kg
Years built: 1961-1964
Number built: 1798 rhd, 5871 lhd


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