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1961 Jaguar E-Type Series-1 Lightweight Replica

Not only was this 1961 E-Type the first open-two-seater to feature factory seat belt mountings but it was later transformed into an evocation of the rare Lightweight model.

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1971 Jaguar E-Type 5.4 V12 Manual Series 3 OTS

Thanks to spending much of its life in pieces, this 1971 E-Type is one of the most original Series 3s we’ve seen.

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300bhp 1971 Jaguar E-Type ‘R’ V12 5.7 litre Series 3

If you’re not a slave to originality, the Series 3 E-Type has massive potential. We sample one man’s vision of a sharper V12 with input from some famous Jaguar names.

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Modern automatic transmission technology meets the Jaguar E-type

We discover the startling transformation which can be gained from applying modern gearbox technology to older Jaguars.

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1962 Jaguar E-Type Series 1 - with a motorsport past

When Darren and Lucy Arnold bought an early E-type 20 years ago, they didn’t know the car had a fascinating motorsport pedigree. We investigate the newly restored car’s past.

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Five-speed manual prototype 1971 Jaguar E-Type V12 Roadster Series 3

Jaguar’s foray into five-speed gearbox manufacture revealed through a rare prototype escapee.

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Driving Coventry’s first 1961 Jaguar E-type Series 1

This car was one of the first Jaguar E-types Britain saw, be it in action at Shelsley Walsh, or as Browns Lane’s local demonstrator. Today we drive it.

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1967 Bertone Pirana

The title of Autocar magazine’s article in October 1967 said it all: ‘Bertone-Jaguar: no dream car – but not for you and me’. This one-off gran turismo wasn’t the first Bertone-bodied Jaguar, witness the Franco Scaglione-styled XK150 and Marcello Gandini-designed ‘FT’ that was based variously on S-type and 420 saloon foundations for Italy’s marque concessionaire, Ferruchio Tarchini. However, in this particular instance, there was no intention of making the Pirana in even the most limited of numbers. It was a concept queen, and a compelling one.

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Modified 1969 Jaguar E-type Series 2 Lightweight and made for sprints

Wanting an E-type for sprints and hill climbs, Darren Tyre has transformed a lowmileage Series 2 fixedhead coupe into a fast, unique and well-developed racer

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1966 Aston Martin DB6 4.0 vs. 1965 Jaguar E-type 4.2 FHC Series 1

Which do we think is the best Sixties coupe out of an iconic E-type 4.2 and an equally famous Aston Martin DB6 4.0? There's only one way to find out and that's to drive these two beautiful British sports cars side-by-side.

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Running report 1971 Jaguar E-type V12

Peter introduces his E-type in this, the first of a series of running reports. Definitely not a project car – but we’ll see how that turns out…

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1962 Jaguar E-Type 3.8 Coupe

What is an early E-type like to use on a regular basis and can the flaws of the day be seen as charms today? Jim Patten swaps his 4.2 roadster for a 3.8 with a roof for a road trip.

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1961 Jaguar E-type FHC - chassis no 7 oldest known surviving example

It might be one of most important Jaguars ever built, but the career of 9600 HP hasn’t all been about fame and fortune. Richard Gunn tells the tale of the rise, fall and rise again of the world’s oldest E-Type FHC.

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Jaguar E-Type S3 Unleashed V12 6.1-litre 400bhp monster

E-type UK is a company known for its restorations, but it is now branching out into something a little more specialised. Via its Unleashed sub-brand, it is taking Series 3 E-types down the ‘restomod’ route.

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