JAGUAR LIGHTWEIGHT E-TYPE: THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF 4 WPD, GREAT CARS SERIES #1

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This volume in the Great Cars series outlines in exhaustive detail the history of the most important competition Jaguar E-Type. Run by John Coombs with factory support and driven by some of the best racing drivers of the day, this car took part in the E-Type's first motor race and later became the prototype all-aluminium Lightweight E-Type.

The car's post-Coombs racing life is also fully covered, embracing up-and-coming Brian Redman's exploits with it in 1965. Also detailed is its modern-day successes at the Goodwood Revival, where it has twice won the TT Celebration race. The car has been raced by numerous fine drivers, including Dario Franchitti and Emanuele Pirro.

In this book author Philip Porter covers this famous E-Type's active life in every detail, using a wide variety of source material, including factory documentation, to explore the car's race-by-race performances and the trials and tribulations of its development and evolution. A fine array of period photographs includes every competition appearance plus a gallery of magnificent modern images that support the meticulously researched text.

Pages: 320
Size: 10.5 X 13 (inches)
Format: Hardback
Publisher: Porter Press
ISBN: 9781907085178
Product Code: PP517

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