1971 Jaguar E-Type

Summary

1971 V12 E-Type centre tub carrying almost a TWR Group C spec engine and running gear.

Tipped as the Worlds Fastest E-Type Jaguar, this is your chance to own a huge piece of British history whilst having fun doing it.

To enquire further, please either call Leigh on 01604 879851.

  • Overall weight 1275kg
  • Bodywork is a mix of aluminium, fibreglass and carbon fibre.
  • The front air dam is ply with titanium skids.
  • Pistons …. Cosworth / RBR
  • Crankshaft …. TWR / RBR
  • Cylinder heads … TWR / RBR
  • Camshafts …… TWR
  • Compression ratio … 13:1 using race fuel only.
  • Carburettors …. 6 twin choke downdraught IDF Webers.
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  • Bespoke dry sump oil system so the engine sits approx 6” lower and further back than a standard car.
  • Aluminium water radiator, oil cooler, dry sump oil tank and oil catch tank.
  • Battery …. Varley Red Top with no alternator but with external jump lead for slave battery connected via body mounted Anderson plug.
  • Front and rear side lights, brake lights, indicator lights and central diffuser light.
  • Plumbed in fire extinguisher system.
  • 4 point seat safety harness with Corbeau race seat.
  • Removeable steering wheel and power assisted steering ( you do need it ! )
  • Gearbox ….. Special Hewland dog box with side by side shaft arrangement with lightweight flywheel and triple plate clutch. Internal slave cylinder and release bearing. This allows for extremely low ground clearance.
  • Rear wing …. Ex Jaguar Silk Cut Le Mans XJR9 made from carbon fibre.
  • Brakes…. Front. 15” AP racing discs with AP 6 pot callipers
  • Rear 13” AP racing discs with AP 4-pot callipers
  • Brake balance adjuster fitted.
  • Suspension… Penske springs and shockabsorbers on modified Jaguar linkages. Fully adjustable.
  • Wishbones …. RBR fabricated and rose jointed specials.
  • Anti roll cars… RBR special
  • Wheels …. XJ220 Le mans type.
  • Tyres ….. Dunlop 305/650R18

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