This Historic 1961 Jaguar E-Type 3.8 Competition Roadster May Earn $1.2M at London Auction

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From www.justluxe.com, by Mila Pantovich
This Historic 1961 Jaguar E-Type 3.8 Competition Roadster May Earn $1.2M at London Auction

Your luxury car collection may be great, but it’s time to add the historic 1961 Jaguar E-Type 3.8 Competition Roadster to make it truly impressive. H&H Classics will be bringing one with them to the London Classic Car Show in February to auction off and are expecting it to sell for up to $1.2 million.  

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According to the auction house, this specific E-Type 9VPD “returned to the track for the July 2005 Silverstone Classic Festival. In July 2006, it finished 4th at the Le Mans Classic (behind two Ford GT40s and a Cobra) [and then] won its class during the Spa [Six] Hours that same year with Richard Attwood joining Steve Markey and Radical ace Austin Kinsella behind the wheel.” 

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Featuring a Opalescent Dark Blue livery, the car has been driven by the likes of Emanuele Pirro, Marc Gene and Tony Jardine. “It was the first Jaguar home during the Legends race which preceded the 2007 Le Mans 24 hours and paid tribute to the 50th Anniversary of the Coventry marque's famous 1957 victory,” promises H&H Classics, adding that its Goodwood Revival debut that same year, with Rauno Aaltonen and Steve Markey driving.

The London Classic Car Show runs February 18-21. 

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