1964 Jaguar E type Series 1 3.8 Litre FHC

Jaguar E type Series 1 3.8 Litre FHC

Year: 1964
Chassis no: 861510
Registration: 414VHY
Registered In: UK
Price: £125,000

1964 Jaguar E type Series 1 3.8 Litre FHC

Chassis Number: 861510

Registration Number: 414VHY

The be all & end all of early FHC E types; This is the personal car of legendary Jaguar Builder & restorer Mr Colin Ford & is very very well known in Jaguar circles.  Moreover there are numerous magazine articles on the car detailing minutely its build up & modifications.  The end result is a very fast yet civilized road car that far exceeds the original in performance & driving experience.

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATON:


• THE CAR HAS BEEN THE SUBJECT OF A FULL GROUND UP RESTORATION CARRIED OUT BY COLIN FORD.


• THE 3.8 HC ENGINE HAS BEEN SYMPATHETICALLY MODIFIED TO FAST ROAD SPECIFICATION.


• LIGHTENED AND BALANCED PISTONS CONRODS AND FLYWHEEL.


• FITTED WITH BIG VALVE CYLINDER HEAD (ORIGINAL HEAD INCLUDED IN SALE).


• FITTED MULTI BRANCH MANIFOLD WITH BIG BORE EXHAUST SYSTEM.


• FITTED 5 SPEED GETRAG GEARBOX (ORIGINAL 4 SPEED BOX INCLUDED IN SALE).

• UPGRADED BRAKING SYSTEM.

• STAINLESS STEEL RIMS.

• COMPETITION STEERING WHEEL (ORIGINAL INCLUDED).

• HERITAGE CERTIFICATE INCLUDED

• EXTENSIVE HISTORY FILE AND PRESS COVERAGE DOCUMENTS INCLUDED ALONG WITH ORIGINAL TOOL KIT.

The car is now to be sold due to the failing health of Mr Ford, the builder.  Simply put it would be difficult to find a better sorted & more storied E type then this example.  It has a light patina of use to the leather seats & carmine red paintwork making it a very useable machine indeed.  

A RARE OPERTUNITY TO PURCHASE A WELL KNOWN 1964 RED E TYPE 3.8 FHC REG No 414VHY.


WE ARE PLEASED TO OFFER FOR SALE THIS VERY SPECIAL E TYPE OWNED AND MAINTAINED FOR OVER 45 YEARS BY COLIN FORD.


COLIN FORD IS WELL RESPECTED FOR HIS KNOWLEDGE OF ALL THE E TYPE MODELS AND FOR THE MANY RESTORATIONS HE HAS PERSONALLY CARRIED OUT AT C.F. AUTOS BASED IN NORTHFLEET KENT.


COLIN WAS THE E TYPE TECHNICAL ADVISER FOR THE JAGUAR ENTHUSIAST CLUB A POSITION HE VALUED UNTIL HE WAS FORCED TO STEP DOWN DUE TO HIS CURRENT ILLNESS.


THE CAR IS WELL KNOWN FOR ITS PRESENCE AT MANY CLUB EVENTS ESPECIALLY FOR COVERING THOUSANDS OF MILES PLANNING THE ROUTES FOR THE ENTENTE CORDIALE TOURS. FROM 1995 TO 2014 AND THE CARS RELIABILITY WAS IMPRESSIVE IN SUCCESFULLY COMPLETING ALL 20 TOURS.


DURING THE 40 YEARS OF OWNERSHIP THE CAR HAS BEEN THE SUBJECT IN NUMEROUS MAGAGAZINE ARTICLES AND TV APPERANCES ALL OF WHICH HAVE BEEN DOCUMENTED AND WILL BE INCLUDED WITH THE SALE OF THE CAR.

A copy of "Practical Classics E-Type Restoration" comes with the car, the verbage of which was written by Colin Ford Himself, the Defacto expert on all things E.

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1964 Jaguar E type Series 1 3.8 Litre FHC

Chassis Number: 861510

Registration Number: 414VHY

The be all & end all of early FHC E types; This is the personal car of legendary Jaguar Builder & restorer Mr Colin Ford & is very very well known in Jaguar circles.  Moreover there are numerous magazine articles on the car detailing minutely its build up & modifications.  The end result is a very fast yet civilized road car that far exceeds the original in performance & driving experience.

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATON:


• THE CAR HAS BEEN THE SUBJECT OF A FULL GROUND UP RESTORATION CARRIED OUT BY COLIN FORD.


• THE 3.8 HC ENGINE HAS BEEN SYMPATHETICALLY MODIFIED TO FAST ROAD SPECIFICATION.


• LIGHTENED AND BALANCED PISTONS CONRODS AND FLYWHEEL.


• FITTED WITH BIG VALVE CYLINDER HEAD (ORIGINAL HEAD INCLUDED IN SALE).


• FITTED MULTI BRANCH MANIFOLD WITH BIG BORE EXHAUST SYSTEM.


• FITTED 5 SPEED GETRAG GEARBOX (ORIGINAL 4 SPEED BOX INCLUDED IN SALE).

• UPGRADED BRAKING SYSTEM.

• STAINLESS STEEL RIMS.

• COMPETITION STEERING WHEEL (ORIGINAL INCLUDED).

• HERITAGE CERTIFICATE INCLUDED

• EXTENSIVE HISTORY FILE AND PRESS COVERAGE DOCUMENTS INCLUDED ALONG WITH ORIGINAL TOOL KIT.

The car is now to be sold due to the failing health of Mr Ford, the builder.  Simply put it would be difficult to find a better sorted & more storied E type then this example.  It has a light patina of use to the leather seats & carmine red paintwork making it a very useable machine indeed.  

A RARE OPERTUNITY TO PURCHASE A WELL KNOWN 1964 RED E TYPE 3.8 FHC REG No 414VHY.


WE ARE PLEASED TO OFFER FOR SALE THIS VERY SPECIAL E TYPE OWNED AND MAINTAINED FOR OVER 45 YEARS BY COLIN FORD.


COLIN FORD IS WELL RESPECTED FOR HIS KNOWLEDGE OF ALL THE E TYPE MODELS AND FOR THE MANY RESTORATIONS HE HAS PERSONALLY CARRIED OUT AT C.F. AUTOS BASED IN NORTHFLEET KENT.


COLIN WAS THE E TYPE TECHNICAL ADVISER FOR THE JAGUAR ENTHUSIAST CLUB A POSITION HE VALUED UNTIL HE WAS FORCED TO STEP DOWN DUE TO HIS CURRENT ILLNESS.


THE CAR IS WELL KNOWN FOR ITS PRESENCE AT MANY CLUB EVENTS ESPECIALLY FOR COVERING THOUSANDS OF MILES PLANNING THE ROUTES FOR THE ENTENTE CORDIALE TOURS. FROM 1995 TO 2014 AND THE CARS RELIABILITY WAS IMPRESSIVE IN SUCCESFULLY COMPLETING ALL 20 TOURS.


DURING THE 40 YEARS OF OWNERSHIP THE CAR HAS BEEN THE SUBJECT IN NUMEROUS MAGAGAZINE ARTICLES AND TV APPERANCES ALL OF WHICH HAVE BEEN DOCUMENTED AND WILL BE INCLUDED WITH THE SALE OF THE CAR.

A copy of "Practical Classics E-Type Restoration" comes with the car, the verbage of which was written by Colin Ford Himself, the Defacto expert on all things E.

RICHARD BIDDULPH
SALES & VALUATIONS

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e: richard@vandp.net

SIMONE DELLA CORTE
SHOWROOM MANAGER

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e: simone@vandp.net

MICHAEL KLIEBENSTEIN
EUROPEAN SALES and MARKETING

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e: michael.kliebenstein@t-online.de

JAN KURTY
EASTERN EUROPE SALES and MARKETING

m: +44 7872 932 675
e: kurtyinterbiz@btinternet.com

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