If you had $7.37 million you could leave the Bomhams Scottsdale sale with a championship-winning 1963 E-Type from Jaguar. This E-Type is the most expensive Jaguar vehicle sold after 1960.
There were only 12 examples. The one under discussion has driven only 4,000 miles in its almost 55-year life. The car had only 3 owners. It retained the original V6 engine with 293 hp. The engine is matched with a V4 close-ratio manual transmission.
With the chassis number S850667, this is the tenth example of the twelve E-Types produced between 1961 and 1963. It got the Australian GT Championship back in 1963. This is one of the most authentic examples that exist today. If features most of the original interior and exterior details.
During the time when the car was owned by its 2nd owner, it was fully reconstructed back in 1999 by Lynx Engineering in England and consigned to an auction in Florida. Restorers marked how original the vehicle was. It retained the original stampings, body tags and related rivets.