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1962 JAGUAR E TYPE SEMI-LIGHTWEIGHT ex Maurice Caillet
A unique semi-lightweight Jaguar prepared in 1964 by the famous Italian coachbuilder Piero Drogo and by Phil Henny, who became the mechanic for Scuderia Filipinetti and then Caroll Shelby.
Competed in the World Endurance Championship: 1000 km of Nürburgring in 1963, 1964 & 1965, 24 Hours of Le Mans test in 1964, Trofeo Juan Jover Montjuich in 1965 and the 1000 km of Monza in 1963 and 1965
Numerous special parts: Parts from Jaguar's competition department, aluminium doors, 5-speed ZF gearbox, Borrani wheels with Dunlop competition tyres, large-capacity compartmentalised aluminium fuel tank, unique competition dashboard, engine preparation, Weber carburettors, exhaust manifolds, numerous lightweight parts: body, door hinges, accelerator pedal, etc...
An innovative and unique rear brake cooling system, seen on no other lightweight E-Type, consisting of side vents on the body, boas in the passenger compartment, an aluminium fuel tank with an air duct running through it and an air outlet where the number plate is located.
Swiss car prepared in Switzerland and Italy and driven by famous Swiss drivers: Maurice Caillet, Pierre de Siebenthal, Jean Gretener and André Wicky - French import certificate dated 7 May 1974
Time capsule: Preserved in its original condition since 1965 with only three owners since Maurice Caillet. Dismantling begun for restoration
An exceptional timepiece eligible for the most selective historic races and the most prestigious competitions in the world.
Part of Ascott Collection - Not available for sale
Information coming soon - Photo credit: Bernard Canonne
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