Jaguar, through its division Jaguar Classic, presented the first two vehicles of its collection E-Type 60, which will be limited to 12 refurbished units of the model to celebrate the 60th anniversary of this sports car.
After its debut, on March 15, 1961 at the Geneva Motor Show, six decades later the E-Type 60 collection pays tribute to this vehicle, both in its coupe and in the roadster version, for which the models of the The collection will be sold in pairs and will feature exclusive exterior paint in gray and black, respectively, inspired by the originals.
The models also include a number of unique design elements that have been developed in collaboration with Julian Thomson, Jaguar Design Director, as well as details that enhance functionality and handling, including a five-speed manual gearbox, increased cooling and the Jaguar Classic infotainment system.
“The meticulous attention to detail shows that this project is the fruit of the love of our designers, engineers, craftsmen and partners. Their exquisite details are combined with increased functionality, to ensure that discerning customers will appreciate and enjoy these E-Type vehicles for years to come. " Indian Dan Pink, director of Jaguar Classis.
To do this, the company's experts have restored and reconfigured the vehicles in the collection to offer "impeccable" quality. The most important mechanical upgrade is the five-speed manual gearbox.
The 3.8-liter six-cylinder engine, which develops up to 265 horses, incorporates a genuine 1961-style alloy radiator, with an electric cooling fan and electronic starter for easy day-to-day use, as well as a stainless steel exhaust system, which has the same dimensions as used tempered steel in the standard version of the model.