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  • SKU: B04740
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  • Date Of Publication: 2015
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Ultimate E-Type: The Competition Cars

  • Barcode: 9781907085079
The Lightweight Es are the ultimate E-types, and this is the ultimate book on these charismatic cars. This is the full story of the competition E-types that took on the might of the Ferrari and often beat the legendary GTOs and the AC Cobras. With copious unseen period photographs and original Jaguar reports, the glory years of the ’60s are told as never before, including the build up to the Lightweights and the evolution of the Low Drag versions. This book is packed full of material to fascinate and inform E-type and motor-racing enthusiasts.. Lively, authoritative, intriguing, definitive A chapter for each of the 12 cars The full Lightweight E story The history of the E2A prototype The development story of Jaguar’s answer to the GTO The driving impressions of E v. Cobra v. GTO Revelations from Adrian Newey Why a fresh water mussel was found in one car! Masses of fresh information The early racers to the final Low Drag Coupés Stunning period and studio photography Over 200 interviewed including Sir Jackie Stewart, Dan Gurney, Roy Salvadori, Martin Brundle, Brian Redman, ‘Whizzo’ Williams, John Coombs… Almost every owner of each car traced Part 1 – Period Story, Part 2 – The Cars, Part 3 – Evaluation

Author: Philip Porter

Author Bio: NA

ISBN: 9781907085079

Publisher: Porter Press

Binding Type: Hardcover

Illustrations: B&W COLOR

Language: NA

Pages: 528

Printing Status: In Print

Edition: NA

Country Made: NA