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Jaguar E Type Series Three Drop Head Coupe
Jaguar
1975
RT.1977.58
Coventry Transport Museum
Reg No: XHP12S. One of the last V12 E Types or the last fifty E Types. 300 miles on the clock when delivered.The E-Type is thought by many to be the ultimate in sports car body design.
It was also the last E-type to be displayed at the Motor Show at Earls Court in 1974. At the show the car won the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) ‘Best Coachwork in Show’ and the car came from the Motor Show to the Museum.
In March 2008, the Jaguar E-Type ranked first in the Daily Telegraph list of the "100 most beautiful cars of all time”. It was designed by Malcolm Sayer and William Lyons, one of the founders of Jaguar.
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