Jaguar E Type 60th Anniversary. Good or bad?

Mar 16, 2021,11:00 AM

Jaguar made 6 pairs of E Type Convertible and Coupé which cannot be sold separately, for more than half a million Euros. 

The body is of course all new, the engine has been revisited ( 6 Cylinders 265 HP ) and a new 5 speeds manual gearbox. 

And what an interior!!!

I regret that we don't have the choice between the coupé and the convertible, which would make it more... " affordable ". 

I would also have loved to have the choice between 6, 8 or 12 Cylinders. 

But I find them very desirable. 

Personally, I would go for the convertible. 




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The convertible fits to my watch

 By: brauner : March 16th, 2021-11:07
Or not? ...  


 By: amanico : March 16th, 2021-14:46

I would go for the Coupe Nicolas

 By: Flanker : March 16th, 2021-11:08
That flow of body lines on the back is mesmerizing.

Plus 1

 By: Watchonthewrist : March 16th, 2021-11:50


 By: myles721 : March 16th, 2021-11:09
No message body But coupe if it was the XJS..

Ha, interesting point. 2-1 for the Convertible.

 By: amanico : March 16th, 2021-11:24
No message body


 By: Uncle Chico : March 16th, 2021-11:32
I believe the original was once voted the best design of century.

The convertible.

 By: lm6 : March 16th, 2021-11:34
Usually I'm not a fan of convertibles, but with this Jaguar hit a homerun back in the days! The coupe is beautiful, but the convertible sensually beautiful!

Convertible but ....

 By: moc : March 16th, 2021-11:44
With hard top!... best of both no? Anyway, I like the pairs, but as a purist, I like my classics as close to the original as possible, not a fan of new configurations. Restorations are already a departure as long as they stay faithful to original specs. M...  


 By: moc : March 16th, 2021-12:17
I am a happy man


 By: amanico : March 16th, 2021-12:35

A beautiful duo.

 By: Watchonthewrist : March 16th, 2021-11:49
Personally i would love to own a Coupe .

Coupe for me too

 By: VinnieD : March 16th, 2021-11:56
See, we already have a few pairs of Purists ready to team up to bag one of these nice cats

I see. 4-4!

 By: amanico : March 16th, 2021-12:13

In 1 hour time. :)

 By: amanico : March 16th, 2021-12:18

They are all beautiful ...

 By: Cpt Scarlet : March 16th, 2021-12:51
As I have the Roadster I’ll stick with it.

Definitely roadster for me

 By: dedestexhes : March 16th, 2021-13:06

7-4 now. Thanks, Dirk.

 By: amanico : March 16th, 2021-13:15

Very nice....

 By: Ted-Lo : March 16th, 2021-13:16

Thanks, Ted.

 By: amanico : March 16th, 2021-13:18

The rag top!

 By: nacelle : March 16th, 2021-13:26

8-5 then. Merci, Emil.

 By: amanico : March 16th, 2021-13:50

Indeed! ;)

 By: amanico : March 16th, 2021-14:37

8-7 for the Convertible.

 By: amanico : March 16th, 2021-14:11


 By: cazalea : March 16th, 2021-14:25

Gorgeous! 8-8.

 By: amanico : March 16th, 2021-14:38

Neither. Can't afford it...

 By: patrick_y : March 16th, 2021-14:39
But I'd go for a coupe, since it'd be cheaper, and since I can make Amanico so happy that he can finally get his convertible. But sorry, Amanico, I don't think I can afford the coupe!

9-8 for the Coupé!

 By: amanico : March 16th, 2021-14:47

I'm pretty much always going to vote coupe.

 By: patrick_y : March 18th, 2021-11:10
Mercedes 300 SL; coupe with the Gullwing or convertible with the normal doors? Gullwing! Mercedes SLR; Coupe! Mercedes SLS; Coupe! As the convertible doesn't have the Gullwing doors! I'm not a huge fan of the wind in my hair and the noise of a convertible... 

It would be the coupe for me.

 By: Overwound : March 16th, 2021-14:49
I almost universally gravitate towards hardtops when there's an option. I'm one of those oddballs that actually like the BMW Z3 shoe, I mean coupe.

Coupé for me

 By: agyzace : March 16th, 2021-14:50

Coupe for me.

 By: nasseriq : March 16th, 2021-15:33

A very elegant car ...

 By: kjkt3 : March 18th, 2021-03:08

It is! ;)

 By: amanico : March 19th, 2021-02:58

I'd take whichever could be delivered first

 By: jerry6 : March 19th, 2021-11:54
you just can't improve on the looks of the E-type , don't mind the six as long as it does not leak like my 1966 did . My buddy had the 2 coupe quite the car would top out at about 140mph which was good back in the early 70's that 12 cyl was silky smooth

I usually prefer a coupe

 By: Gelato Monster : March 26th, 2021-19:05
But in this case convertible I would prefer V12