The JDHT records this left hand drive Series 14.2 E Type Roadster as being built 20th October 1966 and dispatched to Jaguar Cars NY, USA, 3rd November the same year. The early history of the car is not recorded however the car was titled in Connecticut in 1975. Originally black in colour the car remained unrestored until being imported into Europe in 2013 following which a complete and comprehensive restoration was carried out over a two year period. Re registered here in the UK, it retains its original engine and is now fitted with a five speed Tremec gearbox. In addition other sensible upgrades include electronic ignition, Koni adjustable shock absorbers, Coopercraft brakes and an additional Kenlowe cooling fan. It has also been trimmed to a very high standard in the finest hide and mohair supplied by Sufffolk and Turley.
Sitting on wider track 205/70 15” chrome wire wheels the car has received further fettling at the Jag Shop, Goldhawk Road, London. While in their own workshop the car had additional detailing, tuning and was subject to a full ‘shake down’. This is without doubt a very fine ‘show condition’ example of a fully matching number E Type, arguably the best spec for a Roadster in the original and rare colour of black. A full photographic record of the restoration accompanies the car, along with many parts invoices from the Jag Shop, Heritage Certificate, UK logbook and a current MoT.