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850143

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 3.8 Jaguar E-Type Opalescent Gunmetal
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Record Creation: Entered on 21 March 2006.

 

Record Changes

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2008-03-24 07:43:33  |  XKE Data writes:

The record was updated:

  • Factory Paint Color was added: opalescent gunmetal
  • Factory Interior Color was added: red
  • Replacement Engine was added: original
  • Current Color was added: primer
  • Current Interior was added: red
  • Current City was added: Uckfield
  • Current Country was added: United Kingdom
  • Last Seen was changed from 2006 to 2008
  • Factory Build Year was added: 1961

  • 2011-05-16 14:54:14  |  XKE Data writes:

    The record was updated:

  • Last Seen was changed from 2008 to 2011

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    Photos of 850143

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    Detail Photos: Other (1)

    Uploaded May 2011:

    2011-05-15
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    Restoration Photos: Paint (1)

    Uploaded May 2011:

    2011-05-15
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    2008-03-24 04:25:24  |  Adrian writes:

    As at March 2008 car is in mid restoration to very high standard. Shell complete, and awaiting paint - Engine stripped ready for machine shop


    2011-05-15 18:08:26  |  pauls writes:

    Car said to be under restoration and presumably for sale at:
    www.eaglegb.com/etypes/78-1961-e-type-series-1-38-roadster.html

    Sellers description:
    We are building chassis #143 to our ideal specification. A lot of thought has gone into the best direction to take such an early, thus important, E-Type and we have concluded with a fabulous combination of enhancements which preserves all the important originality but adds reliability, driveability and capability. It is a comprehensive package but the upgrades integrate neatly and discreetly and will ultimately transform this 3.8 into an absolutely superb Grand Touring machine.

    It is an original right drive flat floor E-Type and we are maintaining the hugely popular and very attractive Opalescent Silver Grey paint colour with red interior and black hood combination in which it passed out through the factory gates during the first month of E-Type producion in1961. The number plate could not be more perfect either as it is UK registered as '143 XKE'.

    We have fully restored the body to our usual exacting standards and, of course, included all of our corrosion prevention processes. The paint finish is jaw dropping.

    The precise and expert way in which we assemble our E-Types is well recognized and acknowledged and, having undergone our fullest and most exacting attentions, #143 will be amongst the most desirable Jaguar E-types in the world.


    2015-06-25 05:32:31  |  Sjmmarsh writes:

    Spotted on the Eurotunnel June 2015 - looked immaculate!


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