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Ultimate E-Type, The Competition Cars (Jaguar)

Philip PORTER

€236.97

Publisher : Porter Press

Reference : LN01723

This is the full story of the competition E-types that took on the might of Ferrari and often beat the legendary GTOs and the AC Cobras.

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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 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…


A chapter for each of the 12 cars
The full Lightweight E story
The history of the E24 prototype
The development story of Jaguar's answer to the 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
By Philip Porter, award-winning author of over 15 Jaguar books

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LN01723
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Author
Philip PORTER
Publisher
Porter Press
Publishing Date
2011
Size
26 x 28,5 cm
ISBN
978-1907085079
Illustration
700
Number of pages
528
Language
English
Condition
Occasion
Binding
Hardbound
Lk Promo
Oui

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