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Title: Bob Jane's 1963 Jaguar E-type Lightweight goes to Auction...
Post by: Bruce on December 14, 2016, 01:07:00 PM
(https://assets.blog.hemmings.com/wp-content/uploads//2016/12/rear.jpg) (https://blog.hemmings.com/index.php/2016/12/13/one-of-12-original-examples-championship-winning-1963-jaguar-e-type-lightweight-to-cross-the-block/?refer=news)

With just 12 examples constructed in-period, the E-Type Lightweight is rarer than Jaguar’s C-type (53 built) and D-type (71 built), as well as Ferrari’s 250 GTO (39 built, including three 330 GTOs). E-type Lightweights don’t trade hands very often, but next month an Australian championship-winning example, said to display less than 4,000 miles on the odometer, will cross the auction stage as part of the Bonhams Scottsdale, Arizona sale... Full Article. (https://blog.hemmings.com/index.php/2016/12/13/one-of-12-original-examples-championship-winning-1963-jaguar-e-type-lightweight-to-cross-the-block/?refer=news)
Title: Re: Bob Jane's 1963 Jaguar E-type Lightweight goes to Auction...
Post by: rooshooter on December 14, 2016, 03:09:09 PM
I used to love racing with these in PnG3 Bruce.
Title: Re: Bob Jane's 1963 Jaguar E-type Lightweight goes to Auction...
Post by: humper on December 14, 2016, 04:40:39 PM
I used to love racing with these in PnG3 Bruce.

Yeah one of my favs too!
Title: Re: Bob Jane's 1963 Jaguar E-type Lightweight goes to Auction...
Post by: Bird on December 14, 2016, 06:04:26 PM
Bloody e-types are really expensive.   I couldn't believe my eyes, they sell for over $200k stock average.

I'd rather buy a Fezza for that money, or a lambo. 
Title: Re: Bob Jane's 1963 Jaguar E-type Lightweight goes to Auction...
Post by: Bruce on December 15, 2016, 09:58:59 AM
Bloody e-types are really expensive.   I couldn't believe my eyes, they sell for over $200k stock average.

I'd rather buy a Fezza for that money, or a lambo.
especially since the Fezza of the period out ran in all the endurance races.
Title: Re: Bob Jane's 1963 Jaguar E-type Lightweight goes to Auction...
Post by: Bruce on December 15, 2016, 02:07:29 PM
one of our many favs in PnG and Historixs.   
Did you notice, at that price, you will have buy 4 new tyres for a roadworthy?  Could have thrown on a set of new tyres!  :-\
Title: Re: Bob Jane's 1963 Jaguar E-type Lightweight goes to Auction...
Post by: Bird on December 16, 2016, 01:53:22 PM
one of our many favs in PnG and Historixs.   
Did you notice, at that price, you will have buy 4 new tyres for a roadworthy?  Could have thrown on a set of new tyres!  :-\

Wow, no, I did not notice that.   Heh. 
But if you have that kinda money, what does it matter ? :)
Title: Re: Bob Jane's 1963 Jaguar E-type Lightweight goes to Auction...
Post by: Mael on January 26, 2017, 12:45:00 AM
Even better   ;D

http://silodrome.com/porsche-917-10/ (http://silodrome.com/porsche-917-10/)
Title: Re: Bob Jane's 1963 Jaguar E-type Lightweight goes to Auction...
Post by: Bacchulum on January 26, 2017, 01:02:46 AM
That last shot, down low from the rear end, looks awesome. 8)
Title: Re: Bob Jane's 1963 Jaguar E-type Lightweight goes to Auction...
Post by: Bird on January 26, 2017, 01:09:59 AM
That's very nice.  Altho the car can be had much cheaper it seems, if you don't want chassis #001... ;)
Title: Re: Bob Jane's 1963 Jaguar E-type Lightweight goes to Auction...
Post by: rooshooter on January 26, 2017, 08:04:35 AM
Amazing car !!