Is a Jaguar E Type A Good Investment?

Is a Jaguar E Type A Good Investment?

Jaguar E-Type Series 1 Later Series 3s are fantastic cruisers, blisteringly quick and very comfortable, but are completely different to the early cars to drive. Left-hand-drive versions always offer good value for money and frankly, there’s nothing wrong with buying a RHD that was once a left.

What is the most valuable Jaguar E Type?

What can $7.37 million get you in an auction setting? If you were at the recent Bonhams Scottsdale sale, you would have walked away with a championship-winning 1963 Jaguar E-Type. It’s the most expensive E-Type ever sold at auction, and the most expensive Jaguar ever sold post 1960.

How rare is the Jaguar E Type?

They are not “rare” in the sense of the build of the twelve lightweights, but they are certainly uncommon; they were not produced until January 1967 and given the foregoing information that they were produced as late as July 1968, it appears that there must have been an overlap with the Series 1.5 production, which …

How much is a 1961 Jaguar E Type?


Vehicle: 1961 Jaguar E-Type Series I
Number Produced: 6,886 Series I 3.8-liter LHD roadsters (15,498 Series I 3.8-liters total)
Original List Price: $5,670 (as tested by Car and Driver in 1961)
SCM Valuation: $215,000
Tune Up Cost: $250–$500

What is the best e-Type to buy?

Since prices for Series 1 E-type are now out of most buyers’ budgets, a Series 2 is probably the best buy. These models offer the same glorious view down that long, louvered bonnet and drive the same way as a tidy Series 1.

What motor was in the E-Type Jaguar?

The final S3 instalment of the E-type arrived in 1971, sporting a new 5.3-litre V12 engine – Jaguar’s first – and thus completed its transition from sports car to grand tourer. That engine was smooth and powerful, but also very thirsty, at a time when the oil crisis was about to hit. Jaguar’s founder and guiding force.