Jaguar E-type Series 1 FHC “Flatfloor” 1961

Jaguar E-type Series 1 FHC “Flatfloor” 1961

 

Chassis number: 885223

Body Number: R1283

Engine Number: RA-2026-9

3.8 liter six cylinder in-line, twin overhead camshafts, with triple SU carburetors.

Gearbox Number: EB1771JS

Gearbox is from a S2 (4.2  liter), it’s a 4 speed with synchros, more comfortable to drive then the original moss gearbox. It still has the original gear knob.

 

Originally supplied to the USA on 22nd of November 1961 as a road-going fixed head coupe.

 

This is a very early car #223 off the line. Flat floor with welded bonnet vents, with inside bonnet latches.

 

Unfortunately no history up to 1997.

 

Built as a racing car in 1997, it raced in Germany up to 2001. Car had German FIA papers.


Was then bought in 2010 by a Canadian collector who started a restoration to bring it back to road specifications, including engine rebuild.

When current owner bought the car in 2016, he carried-out a complete nut and bolt restoration including body, engine, interior, everything was redone, there are over 150+ photos of restoration carried-out. Since restoration, the car has been driven 400 miles.


Currently holds a Belgian road registration.

 

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