1962 JAGUAR E TYPE SEMI-LIGHTWEIGHT - Famous E-Type. Front-runner in the Tour Auto, Le Mans Classic
This particular Jaguar E Type was delivered new on November 27th, 1962 as confirmed by its Jaguar Heritage Certificate.It was the object of a complete restoration and a meticulous development by Nigel Morris (Valley Motorsport) for John Minshaw. Valley Motorsport is a renowned English workshop. They built very competitive E Type for the Minshaw brothers. During the Minshaw ownership, the E type carried the registration number TUF6.
In 2008, John Minshaw sold TUF6 to a talented French gentleman driver and it regularly finished in the leading places of the many events it is eligible to compete in.
The French pilot entered the E Type in many prestigious races such as the Tour Auto (which it has already raced in on five occasions), Spa Classic, 10.000 Tours du Castellet, Spa 6 hours, GT and Sports Car Cup, and Le Mans Classic (which it has already raced in three occasions).
He performed very well achieving eight victories against several extremely competitive Cobras.
Winner GT & Sports Car Cup Monza 2008
2nd: Grand prix de l’Age d’Or
2nd: Silverstone Grand Prix
5th: Tour Auto
5th: Masters Magny-Cours
th: GT & Sports Car Cup Nogaro
Tour Auto, 1st place but DNF (1 first place)
4th: Le Mans Classic
4th: Grand Prix du Castellet
Tour Auto, 3rd but DNF (3 first places)
5th: GT & Sports Car Cup Monza
4th: Masters Magny-Cours
4th: Tour Auto – (2 first places)
12th: Le Mans Classic
6st: 10 000 Tours du Castellet
6st: Spa Classic
3rd: Tour Auto (1 first place)
10th: Qualification Le Mans Classic – DNF
5th: Dix Mille Tours du Castellet
Today this famous E Type is still a highly competitive car. Powered by its Jaguar 3.8 litre engine delivering 350 HP, it offers a great opportunity to participate to many famous events.
Since it bears British registration plates, the future owner of this FIA E type will, if he wishes, have the pleasure of driving it on the open road.
Our E Type comes with a fully-documented dossier (many invoices of the work done on it) and its Historic Technical Passport (HTP) from 2008. It is ready to race.
Taken off the market
: E Type Semi-Lightweight
: Steel and aluminium
: Jaguar 3,8 l built
: 351 HP @ 6.250 rev/min (Bench tested)
: 4 speeds
: 1050 kg