E-Types For SaleEagle E-Type No.33

              

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£550,000

Eagle E-Type No.33

                

£550,000

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Key Features
  • No.33 of just 38 Eagle E-Types completed since 1994
    Only 9,056 miles since full Eagle restoration
    Ultimately desirable and early production September ‘61 car
    One of just 357 right-hand drive Flat Floor Roadsters

  • Rarer still as an original UK car
    Matching numbers engine
    Original colours of Opalescent Silver Grey with Red trim
    Subtly, yet sensibly upgraded to Eagle’s GT specification

  • Eagle 5-Speed gearbox 
    Eagle maintained since restoration
    Available immediately

Eagle 33 - The most desirable Jaguar E-Type on the market today.

With interest continuing to grow for early production chassis numbers, matching numbers engines, original colours and, in the UK particularly, original right-hand drive the car presented here is quite definitely an opportunity not to be missed.
  • Already, just by its chassis number of 850143, you can tell that two of these important boxes are already ticked. The ’85’ prefix denotes this as an original right hand drive roadster and the ‘0143’ signifies that this was only the 143rd such example built, as confirmed by the Jaguar Heritage certificate which lists the build date as the 18th September 1961.

    The Heritage certificate also confirms that the engine is indeed the matching numbers original unit, and that the colours match the factory build sheet too.

    And what colours they are. Opalescent Silver Grey paint over Red trim is perhaps the most sought after and requested colour scheme for any restoration today, and it is not hard to see why.

    Adding to this already impressive list of collector must-haves, this E-Type has recently undergone a full Eagle restoration. Over the course of 4,000 hours our expert restoration team has rebuilt this E-Type to the very highest standards available, incorporating a number of sympathetic and yet highly desirable upgrades along the way.

  • Specified to our GT specification, which you can see in full below, this E-Type drives and performs as well as it looks – something that isn’t always the case with these early examples, which are usually only restored to be trailered to shows.

    Many of the upgrades have been subtly incorporated to keep a more original appearance, such as the black painted aluminium radiator and cloth wrapped silicone hoses.

    Bestowed with its signature Eagle number upon completion in 2013, Eagle E-Type No.33 joined an exclusive club of E-Types considered to be the best in the world. Alongside its original factory numbers and its Eagle number, this E-Type also comes with the appropriate registration number of 143 XKE. 

    Early production, Flat Floors, matching numbers & colours, original UK right-hand drive and restored by Eagle – you won’t find another!

Full Specification
  • ENGINE

    GT engine including:

    Unleaded cylinder head

    Stainless valves, bronze guides, uprated tappets and valve springs

    High tensile cylinder head studs

    Fully balanced and lightened engine with harmonic damper

    6 branch tubular stainless steel manifolds

    Large bore stainless steel exhaust system

    Free flow air filter

    Uprated engine mount package and gated baffled sump

    TRANSMISSION

    Eagle 5 speed aluminium gearbox

    Uprated clutch

    Touring axle ratio

    IGNITION

    Programmed electronic ignition

    High performance high-tension cables and fittings

    SUSPENSION

    GT springs, torsion and anti roll bars

    Koni dampers

    Adjustable ride height conversion

    Polyurethane bushes and uprated sub-frame mounts

    Offset top wishbone spindle for increased front camber

  • BRAKES

    Uprated 4 piston front aluminium calipers and vented brake discs

    High power brake servo and stainless braided flexibles

    Adjustable bias valve

    Drilled aluminium brake & clutch pedals

    COOLING

    Aluminium radiator, painted black for original look

    High power lightweight fan with modern switching

    Silicone water hoses, with original style fabric wrap, and stainless steel clips

    Painted brass header tank

    FUEL SYSTEM

    Modern fuel system with custom carburettor jetting

    Improved filtration and fuel tank sump

    STEERING

    Polyurethane rack mounts

    Sports steering wheel

    WHEELS & TYRES

    Wider chrome wire wheels with stainless steel spokes

    Modern performance tyres

  • ELECTRICAL

    High spec charging system

    Lightweight geared starter motor

    Halogen headlamps

    Modern wiper motor

    High power screen washers

    Uprated brake light switch

    Second power socket

    Bosch battery and custom mounting platform

    Battery isolator switch and custom bracket

    Security immobiliser switch

    Electronic rev counter

    Electronic clock upgrade

    FURTHER OPTIONS

    Uprated heating and ventilation system

    Uprated engine frames

    CD Tuner system with iPod interface

    Stainless steel options

    Stalk type & inertia reel seat belts

    Custom fitted door mirrors

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Every E-Type we sell can be converted to left or right hand drive, and can also benefit from our world-renowned Eagle upgrades. Learn about the Eagle Difference.