Great Cars series returns with an in-depth look at the 1963 Lightweight
Jaguar E-type, chassis number 49 FXN. This Porter Press series selects
individual vehicles that standout in the racing world, and commits to a
full biography of them.
luminary among Jaguar Lightweight E-types made its race debut at the
Nurburgring, freshly modified for aerodynamics and with an incredible
engine developed by masterminds Dr. Samir Klat and Prof. Harry Watson.
Lumsden and Peter Sargent proved its high-speed potential by running
third in the GT class at Le Mans the next year, and three months later,
it was the best-placed E-type at the Tourist Trophy at Goodwood, as well
as fifth in the GT class.
FXN’s successes go on, and you’ll see them all in full across nearly 300
period images, many previously unpublished, and plenty of full color
Dimensions: 9.5 x 1.2 x 11.5 inches