The color is black and now opaque while the interior is red: a very nice combo color even if, unfortunately, not original. In fact, the seller says that, according to the certificate of origin, the original color is Lavender Gray, a color that does not contrast the red as much as black and yet it… Read More Faded black: 1953 jaguar XK120 O.T.S.
Should we talk about the E-Type Roadster in general? No, there is no need as we are talking more about an icon than a classic car in the strict sense. But even the icons have their exceptions: the most appreciated series is certainly the first, that is the one characterized by covered headlights, while the… Read More Headache: 1967 Jaguar E-Type 4.2 O.T.S.
There are few cars, among those ever built, beautiful even if neglected and rusty. This is precisely the case with the E-Type roadster. In addition to being a spider (technically the name given by Jaguar for this version is OTS or Open Two Seater), this car is a true icon of world motoring along with… Read More Carmen red: 1966 Jaguar E-Type 4.2 O.T.S.
We can say that there is no better way to start the year 2021 with a survivor, even though in this case it is a car. Car, we have said, but certainly not a trivial one: it is in fact an automotive icon of the twentieth century whose image has also been too inflated and… Read More The survivor: 1967 Jaguar E-Type 4.2 O.T.S.
If not everyone, most of you have already seen a Jaguar E-Type painted with the Union Jack scheme in the 1999 film “Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me” In 1999, the Jaguar E-Type, even those belonging to the first series, had prices far from the current ones: today thinking of painting an E-Type in… Read More Groovy roadster: 1965 Jaguar E-Type OTS
We have already seen so many Jaguar e-types, but every now and then – very rarely – a very special one emerges from the darkness. This is the case of this OTS (Open Two Seater), one of the very first produced by the Coventry factory, which has very special characteristics, although to the majority they… Read More Details matter: 1961 Jaguar E-Type O.T.S.
Another E-Type Jaguar? Why not? In the end it is an icon of the automotive industry and, last but not least, it is beautiful. But if the E-Type roadster looks beautiful in picture you should see one live: now we know that it is very rare to spot one in the wild but it is… Read More Unknown issue: 1965 Jaguar E-Type 4.2 O.T.S.
We have seen cars to be restored in any conditions, but it is the first time we see one that recalls the appearance of Tutankhamun’s mummy when Howard Carter took it out of his sarcophagus. Maybe that’s because of the black paint dried (and cracked) under the sun of California, and perhaps also because the… Read More The mummy: 1969 Jaguar E-Type O.T.S.
This barn find E-Type is a bit different from many others being sold on the market in the same conditions: other than being one of the “flat floor” series cars, this is a very early car with the bonnet louvers welded (instead of being part of the bonnet itself). We all know that some details… Read More Welded louvers: 1961 Jaguar E-Type O.T.S.
This car is the 110th XK120 which came out of the Coventry factory and, as an early car, is one of the very few dressed with an alloy body, making it a special one. The astonishing thing is that the seller has not only one, but two of these cars: the other one is still… Read More Downsizing: 1950 Jaguar XK120 O.T.S. “Alloy”