The VICARAGE E-Type
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Vicarage E-type

Vicarage E-type

A legend before it ever turned a wheel, the E-type Jaguar is the essential sports car. Unbridled performance. Rolling sculpture. Designed by Malcolm Sayer, the artist-engineer behind the Le Mans winning D-type, the finest GT racer of the Fifties. Sensational in 1961, the E-Type is even more desireable today. The finest E-types ever - the Vicarage Series I and Series III Roadsters.

Both Series I and Series III are updated, uprated versions of the original cars. Engineered to modern standards. Honed to perfection. Better built, more dynamic, and more secure.

Vicarage E-type

Vicarage E-type

The series I now stops faster with highly efficient Girling disc brakes. Steering geometry is improved, suspension subtly modified. The car handles tautly and securely assisted by a wider track and 6.5 inch Borrani styled wheels shod with 205/70VR15 tyres. These improvements ensure that the Vicarage Series I grips the road as well as the imagination.

Choose from the 3.8 or 4.2 Vicarage GTJ twin-cam six, fitted with Weber carburettors or custom tuned SUs which lift power to a tested 285 bhp at the flywheel, boosting acceleration throughout the speed range. A Getrag five speed manual box ensures easy gearchanges and relaxed high speed cruising. A power hood and new supportive seats add extra refinement to this classic roadster.

Vicarage E-type

Vicarage E-type

The silky Jaguar 5.3 litre V12 powers the fabulous Series III Roadster. Power with unmatched refinement. But then this is no ordinary car. The Vicarage Series III is both boulevard cruiser and autobahn stormer. Sit on luxurious leather seats behind the optional Walnut veneered dash. Accelerate the car silently through a choice of Gertrag five speed manual or else a Borg-Warner Model 12 automatic. Relax as this seriously fast car rides smoothly on its advanced suspension set up, responds to every situation through its variable ratio power steering. This is the most effortless sports car motoring you will ever have experienced.


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