1962 JAGUAR E-TYPE COUPE. SERIES ONE, 3.8 LITERS. BRG. GROUND-UP RESTORATION.
- Condition: Used
- Make: Jaguar
- Model: E-Type
- Type: Coupe
- Trim: 1962 JAGUAR E-TYPE COUPE. MATCHING NUMBERS.
- Doors: 2 Doors
- Year: 1962
- Mileage: 39774
- VIN: 886342
- Color: Green
- Engine size: Inline 6
- Number of cylinders: 6
- Fuel: Gasoline
- Transmission: Manual
- Drive type: RWD
- Interior color: Tan
- Vehicle Title: Clear Want to buy? Contact seller!
1962 Jaguar E-Type 1962 JAGUAR E-TYPE COUPE. MATCHING NUMBERS.Offered for sale, from KURT TANNER MOTORCARS, is this excellent Jaguar E-type coupe. LHD Coupe number 1341, built on June 28th in 1962, the car was dispatched through Henlys of London on July 11th a few weeks later for Personal Export Delivery. It was finished in Cream with a Black interior - a crisp color scheme. Today, it wears the more exciting color of British Racing Green with Biscuit trim. This lovely early car has been totally nut-and-bolt restored, from the bare monocoque up and finished around 2007. It has been sympathetically upgraded with a 5-speed gearbox, Wilwood front brake calipers, new aluminum radiator, an alternator, and a high torque starter. This exhaustive restoration has been documented with photos, receipts, and correspondence with specialist restoration shops/vendors in Vermont and New Hampshire. Body, paint, and body assembly was entrusted to Classy Chassis while main assembly was the task of Sports and Vintage Car, both of Plainfield, NH. Best of Britain of Vermont restored the car's mechanicals. The car's restoration has barely mellowed in the past 13 years, as it's accrued mileage has been very limited, approximately 1800 miles since. The car shows extremely well overall with only some slight traces of use. It's gathered enough miles to be completely sorted out and adjusted, not an easy task sometimes on fully restored E-type Jaguars.Details of this car's restoration includes a complete stripdown to it's bare monocoque with front subframes detached. The bodyshell was then shotblasted with all metalwork repaired, and then built back up with panels fitted and gapped, bodywork flatted off and metal finished.. Professional bodywork and paintwork was then applied with superb results using basecoat/clearcoat system. All new body rubber items were installed, chromework replated, new light lenses, new quality Triplex windshield glass replaced, as well as side door glass and glass headlamp covers. The car received a new wiring harness with new or rebuilt electrical items.Mechanically, the car's front suspension and rear IRS unit were completely rebuilt with all new parts along with a new braking system with upgraded Wilwood 4-pot front calipers (a nice welcome for the 3.8 braking system). The car's matching numbers engine was completely disassembled, machined, thoroughly cleaned and rebuilt with all new parts. The engines ancillaries were completely rebuilt. The car's fuel system was rebuilt including it's carburetor set, new fuel lines, and a new submersible pump. The car's original matching numbers Moss gearbox was removed and saved with the car, and a new updated 5-speed gearbox with new clutch was installed. The car received a new Bell stainless system throughout with new hangers. Engine bay detailing is excellent and still looks quite fresh and original, not overdone.The car's interior was 100% completely renewed utilizing a quality BAS custom-made kit in biscuit leather with matching Wilton wool carpeting, along with a new dash top pad, door fuzzies, door seals, matching biscuit seat belt set, modern sound system. The car's signature aluminum 3-piece center console kit was renewed, along with it's restored correct early original steering wheel.Overall, an extremely nice, well restored early E-type Coupe with matching numbers in a superb color scheme. This car includes it's JDIHT certificate and has been nicely sorted with only 1800 test miles since it's restoration. It's a gem of an E-type that can be used regularly with it's subtle upgrades and will be a rewarding collectible for it's next caretaker.*Please note this vehicle is titled as a 1963.*
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We will assist in shipping worldwide. The following prices do not include import taxes / fees, optional insurance, or additional fees charged by the export company. Shipping rates are$995 (small car) / $1,095 (mid size) / $1,195 (large) to the following ports: Bremerhaven DE, Southampton / Felixstowe UK,Antwerp BE, and Rotterdam NL. Shipping rate(small car) to Le Havre France is $1295. **Shipping rates are subject to change and may vary. The above rates are an estimated range and are not exact.
The vehicle description above is general in nature and not to be solely relied upon by buyer. Buyer is responsible to verify authenticity, matching numbers, condition, year, model, make, type, rarity, provenance, and all other relevant information. We do test drive the vehicles represented and give our general assessment, however we do not perform comprehensive systems / component checks including but not limited to: electrical, instruments, cylinder compression, carburetion, gaskets, suspension, steering, gearbox, engine, wheels, braking system, clutch system, exhaust, fluid health, fuel system, chassis, body, paint, etc. Independent inspections are welcomes and encouraged. Seller does not make any warranties expressed / implied regarding the vehicleâ€™s design, compliance with any manufacturer specifications or government regulation, mechanical operation/condition, safety, or any components parts. Seller makes no warranties in regards to vehicleâ€™s mechanical road-worthiness, and Buyer agrees to perform a mechanical inspection/service before operation of vehicle.
This car is sold with a clear title and is available for inspection by appointment.
This car is located in Southern California,35 minutes (30 miles)from the Los Angeles Port of Long Beach.
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