1966 JAGUAR E TYPE SERIES ONE ROADSTER

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FULLY RESTORED

RESTORED SERIES ONE ROADSTER

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UK REGISTERED ON ABW 796D

BUILT ON THE 5th APRIL 1966

FINISHED IN ITS ORIGINAL COLOURS OF CREAM WITH RED LEATHER, BLACK HOOD

IMPORTED INTO THE UK FROM CALIFORNIA IN AUGUST 2017, THE OWNER PAID $66,000 (£53,000) PLUS SHIPPING AND IMPORT TAXES IT OWED HIM £58,000, HE THEN SET ABOUT A VERY COSTLY RESTORATION, ALTHOUGH NOT A RUSTY CAR, IT WAS TIRED AND SHOWING ITS AGE INSIDE AND OUT.

THE CAR WAS COMPLETELY STRIPPED, HE DECIDED TO REPLACE THE FLOORS AND SILLS, AS THE ORIGINAL ONES HAD DENTS AND WERE STARTING TO GO A BIT THIN.

COMPLETELY RE-PAINTED IN ITS ORIGINAL CREAM PAINT, COMPLETE  NEW LEATHER TRIM IN RED LEATHER, NEW HOOD.

ENGINE, GEARBOX ,  TRIPLE CARBS ALL REBUILT.

REAR SUB-FRAME AND DIFF RESTORED ALL NEW BRAKES , BEARINGS AND BUSHES THIS ALONE TOOK 23 HOURS OF LABOUR.

NEW BRAKES ALL ROUND, NEW SUSPENSION, ALL NEW BUSHES.

THIS WORK COST HIM IN PARTS AND LABOUR IN EXCESS OF £80,000,   AND WITH THE PURCHASE PRICE ADDED YOU WILL BE GETTING A BARGAIN.

WITH S1 ROADSTER PRICES BACK ON THE RISE, YOU CANNOT EVEN BUY A ROUGH DRIVER CAR FOR LESS THAN £80,000.

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