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Bob Jane's 1963 Jaguar E-type Lightweight goes to Auction...
« on: December 14, 2016, 01:07:00 PM »


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.

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Re: Bob Jane's 1963 Jaguar E-type Lightweight goes to Auction...
« Reply #1 on: December 14, 2016, 03:09:09 PM »
I used to love racing with these in PnG3 Bruce.

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Re: Bob Jane's 1963 Jaguar E-type Lightweight goes to Auction...
« Reply #2 on: December 14, 2016, 04:40:39 PM »
I used to love racing with these in PnG3 Bruce.

Yeah one of my favs too!

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Re: Bob Jane's 1963 Jaguar E-type Lightweight goes to Auction...
« Reply #3 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. 

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Re: Bob Jane's 1963 Jaguar E-type Lightweight goes to Auction...
« Reply #4 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.

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Re: Bob Jane's 1963 Jaguar E-type Lightweight goes to Auction...
« Reply #5 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!  :-\

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Re: Bob Jane's 1963 Jaguar E-type Lightweight goes to Auction...
« Reply #6 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 ? :)