1962 Jaguar XKE Lightweight Conversion - RHD
Dry Sump we 3.8L Triple Webers, 5-Speed
Selon the Jaguar Heritage Trust Certificate on file, this Particular E-Type Was sold new in late 1962 as a standard road car, and Was Originally black with tan hides. Sometime in the 1990s, the car returned to the United Kingdom Where It underwent a remarkable conversion to Lightweight-style specification by Jaguar Specialists
Was build this incredibly comprehensive in nature and included Nearly all mechanical, structural, and cosmetic aspects of the car. A 3.8 liter dry sump belt-driven engine has-been built by renowned racing Jaguar expert, Rob Beere with 9.1 pistons, rods wide blade, a larger water pump, a custom aluminum radiator Zealia, and 45 triple DCOE Weber carburetors. Zealia reports Achieving 250 horsepower at the wheels, fed through a Getrag 5-speed transmission and a 3.31 final drive ratio with limited slip rear end. The car sits on original pattern lightweight magnesium wheels, 7.0 "fronts and 7.5" rears with three-ear knock offs. The standard configuration E-type suspension Was Retained, with Higher spring rates, and Koni shocks and rear face. XJ Girling brakes are used, in the rear, whereas the fronts are based on Willwood 4 pot alloy calipers with Superlite 11s with separate discs and hats, using 11.3 "discs and a non-servo set up. The body is a new Series I base type, floor, and bulkhead with a lightweight works-type gearbox tunnel to Accommodate the 5-speed Getrag unit (can be serviced without the removal of the engine!), And the standard frame forehead trunnions and "picture frame". All the remaining panels, Including the rear fenders and tail section, doors, boot lid, hardtop, and engine cover are composite Employing Lightweight dimensions to include mildly flared rear arches. A 2 "FIA specification roll hoop fits snuggly beneath the hard top. Other features include an alloy outside fuel filler, vented boot lid and hard top, Spartan interior with proper Series I seats, Luke 4 point harnesses on the driver's and passenger's side, has Moto Lita steering wheel, Vicarage speedometer and tachometer, a dash mounted kill switch, and a removable fire bottle. The side and rear windows are Plexiglas, and the windscreen is glass. Attractive outside bonnet and boot latches are featured forehead and rear, and Lucas PL lights.