Jaguar E-Type Series 1 3.8 - California Black Plate Example (1963)




From the showroom is this fantastically restored original California Black Plate Series 1 fixed-head coupe. Originally finished in Pale Primrose with Black interior, this desirable classic has since undertaken a full nut and bolt restoration, finished in the Opalescent Gunmetal over Dark Blue trim, all lead by the current owner, a well known British Touring Car Champion. With the owner's vision and expertise, the E-type has been completed to an exceptionally high-level performance finish, fitting countless upgrades resulting in an unbeatable driving experience.
-2018 full nut and bolt performance-focused restoration
-Fast road engine featuring gas flowed head, high lift cams, lightweight flywheel, balanced and lightened crank
-4-speed synchro gearbox
-Marston style Aluminium radiator with silicone cooling hoses
-ITG performance air filter
-Mild steel sports exhaust system with silencer delete
-High torque starter motor
-Electronic ignition
-Period styled Dynator upgrade
-Uprated suspension featuring Koni classic shock absorbers
-Uprated brakes with four-pot calipers
-Electronic power steering
-Triple lace competition wheels with period-correct tyres
-LED interior lighting
-Additional glovebox USB charging ports
-Two large and detailed binders of history, consisting of a full photography portfolio of restoration works, invoicing, and upgrades.
-Original documentation featuring sale brochures, manufacturer's warranty, handbook and plastic wallets, wall service chart, US Service network handbook.
-Original tool roll, jack and bag.
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  • Mileage: 5,300
  • Year: 1963
  • Doors: 2
  • Body type: Coupe
  • Transmission type: Manual
  • Fuel type: Petrol
  • Colour: Grey


  • Engine layout: Front Engined
  • Aspiration: Normally Aspirated
  • Engine size (Litres): 3.8
  • Engine configuration: 6 cylinder
  • Cylinders: 6
  • Driven wheels: Rear Wheel Drive

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