Jaguar E-type Coupé Series One
3.8 litre 6-cylinder XK engine
Opalescent Dark Blue / Light Blue leather interior
Certificate of originality from JHT archives
Colours and numbers matching
Finnish (EU) historic registration, next MOT inspection in 2021
Introduced in 1961, the E-type caused a sensation when it appeared, with instantly classic lines and 240 km/h (150 mph) top speed.
Delivered on personal export delivery basis with Coventry registration 4249WK, to Dr Georgiana Jagiello (1927-2015), an esteemed researcher, professor emeritus and doctor of medicine, with important achievements in reproductive sciences. There is a fascinating story online written by a hospital worker who got to know Dr Jagiello through their mutual interest in sports cars and her XKE.
A State of Montana title confirms the car being owned by Mr Ron Novasto of Billings MT from May 1984 to May 1987.
Imported to Finland in 1989 by the TS car museum collection, bought from a company in Newport Beach, California as a restored car. Featured on several pages of the book about the museum’s cars and history of motoring and motor sport in Turku, Finland.
Comprehensive overhaul in 2017-2018 after a long period of storage; brake calipers, brake pipes and hoses, fuel lines, new fuel tank, reconditioned carburetters, all fluids and filters etc.
Other recent works include respray in the correct shade of Opalescent Dark Blue and refurbishing the whole interior.
Highly original car as can be seen in the detail pictures.
All numbers matching.
Registered as a Historic Vehicle.
Located in Finland (EU) 30 mins from Helsinki airport.
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Please note all viewings are by appointment only.