This original early right hand
drive, UK supplied example of the iconic Jaguar E Type Roadster was delivered
new by Henlys of London on the 22nd January 1962 to a Mr William Alderton of
Hertfordshire, has subsequently had just four owners and is at time of print
one of only twelve 1962 cars that have survived.
with a fantastic 4 inch history file which includes the original buff logbook
and Heritage Certificate and more recently has the most detailed and thorough
description and dated itemisation of the restoration that was carried out from
2001 to 2003. During this period the car benefitted from some sensible upgrades
including Coopercraft brakes, Getrag 5 speed gearbox (original specification
gearbox included with the car) and 6.5” wire wheels.
restoration the car was re-painted in Metallic Dark Blue in tribute to the
famous Ecurie Ecosse machines and the interior was completely
re-trimmed in Tan leather to a high standard and presents extremely well and
features a Motolita steering wheel. The roof was also replaced during this
The car has
resided in a major private collection until recently and has been fully
serviced and inspected prior to arriving with us here now, the car drives
exceptionally well and the uprated gearbox and brakes make this an ideal
example for European trips and regular usage. To add to this, the car has been
fitted with the desirable later ‘heel wells’, many E Types were retro fitted
with this modification in period and makes the cabin much more spacious and
comfortable again adding to the usability of this particular example.
myself for a year, and has proven a pleasure to drive on long trips and even
has been used for the school run.
Finance available subject to status.
delivery upon request.
Listed for 4 months
The price has changed by £10,000 since it was listed on the site
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