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Record Creation: Entered on 24 August 2004.

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2004-08-24 21:04:41 | pauls writes:

Car was offered at auction in '00, info at:

Auction description:
Estimate £21000 - 24000
Mileage 00115
Colour RED
Chassis No 85259
Engine No R2836-9
Registration LSK 685
CC 3800
Unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show, the 'E' type caused a sensation and orders piled in to the Browns Lane factory. Unfortunately supply was slow, which only heightened the desire to own one, and you really had to be someone special to obtain one of the early cars.
This original left hand drive flat floor example was the 259th example off the production line and returrned from America in 1989. It was completely restored and converted to right hand drive at that time and the work encompassed the bodywork, a complete retrim in tan hide, a full re-wire and a chassis and running gear overhaul. It changed hands in 1992 and the engine was rebuilt by Harwoods of Sussex and this represents a rare opportunity to acquire a virtually concours example of a rare and early 'E' type with the immortal 3.8 XK engine.

2006-04-07 10:07:47 | paul jackson writes:

i aquired vehicle april 2005 small details not restored to orignal spec only dial facia and throttle linkage to be done still only 600m on clock

2011-09-12 08:02:35 | Lofty writes:

Believed imported back to the UK in '89 approx, converted to RHD and restored (back to metal), colour changed to Carmen Red and interior trimmed in tan. Current owner acquired her July 2010 since when new rack, fully rebuilt back axle, new front dampers, electronic distributor, alternator, 4 pot calipers on front, new 2 pots on the rear etc etc. Car being used regularly now after 8 years or so of minimal use.

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