Restoration

 

E-Type U.K. is run by a team of specialists who are dedicated to just one marque, the E-Type Jaguar. We’re passionate about E-Type Jaguar Restorations and pride ourselves on the quality of work that is delivered.

Our team includes specialists in all areas of E-Type car manufacturing; traditional panel beaters, paint specialists, welding and body experts, coach trimmers, mechanical technicians and project managers; meaning we can make any dream into a reality.

Each E-Type car that we deal with is expertly managed at every stage of the production process. We ensure that your E-Type Jaguar is built to the exact specification required, whether this be Jaguar factory original or uprated to meet the requirements of today’s roads.

 

We believe that the best way to ensure that you’re happy with the finished product, is to work with you to determine how you want your restored E-Type to look and perform.

If you’d like certain modifications made to your E-Type during the restoration period then we’re able to offer you a bespoke option so that you can fully personalise your E-Type.

We would like to invite you to visit us here in Tonbridge and take a good look at how we are able to manage your restoration and turn your dream car into a reality. Get in contact with us today and you’ll soon see just what makes E-Type UK so special.

 

Below you can find the current and past restoration stories of each E-Type.

The Highest Spec E-Type Ever?

This Series 3 OTS is the highest specification car we have ever built. Done to the customer’s exact request, a large number of modern amenities mixed with the iconic classic lines and renown V12 engine mean this E-Type can be used as a modern car through both day and night with no fuss.

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Restoring Chassis '54, THE PURSUIT OF ORIGINALITY

E-Type UK have been commissioned to restore chassis 54 back to completely original specification preserving and recommissioning all parts. Chassis 54 was originally distributed to Henlys Limited of London on the 14th July 1961, one of the very first RHD Jaguar E-types.

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The Grey Grand-Tourer

The last iteration of the E-Type is often praised to be a fantastic GT car with comfortable interior, light steering and the fantastic smooth, powerful V12 engine. This Series 3 OTS came to us in late 2016 for a gradual restoration, starting as a US-market Primrose Yellow car.

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The Beautiful Barn-Find

Found in the previous-owner's unused garage in South-East England, where it had sat since 1979, our mission is to turn this UK-Supplied 3.8 FHC into perfection on wheels.

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The E-Type of Your Dreams

This Series 1 FHC is going through a very gradual restoration until someone snaps it up and decides what they want. Whoever does buy it needs to be quick, if they want to build the E-Type of their dreams.

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Coventry - New York - Nice - Kent

Nice, South of France with an E-type, is there anything better out there? This restoration is to bring this E-type back to its former 1961 glory. Currently finished in cream as opposed to its original Opalescent Gunmetal Grey, this E-type will be finished with original gearbox and to rebuilt to be true to the car built in December 1961.

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Blue E-Type For Blue Skies

An Open Two Seater, British country roads, and the blue Spring skies. Exactly what our client was dreaming of when he decided to take on a 3.8 Litre E-type restoration project and requested for it to be complete for Spring of 2017. A wonderful dream and one our team can get straight into making a reality!

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The Ultimate 3.8 E-type Driving Experience

Restoring a 3.8L to provide the ultimate E-type driving experience, having spent a number of years parked up and stripped down. Another E-type that will be back on the road by March 2017 with the specific brief of 'make it as usable as you can, I want to drive it', challenge accepted!

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Restoring Chassis 309

The 1961 outside bonnet locking (OBL) OTS is quite simply the most desirable roadgoing E-Type of them all. In 2010, we were challenged to restore a US-market OBL back to completely original specification, ensuring absolutely every part on the car was correct and true to its original.

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Changing the View on the Series 2

The Series 2 E-Type is most definitely seen as the ugly duckling of the E-Type family, this is no longer the case with this 1969 example, after going through an E-Type UK restoration!

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STEVE SOPER - 42 ET

E-Type UK are proud to have had Steve Soper as a client, over a period of 18 months we fully restored his Series 1 4.2 Jaguar E-Type Roadster. Finished to concours condition with a black exterior and biscuit leather interior.

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Full Restoration of 1973 Jaguar E-Type Series 3 V12 OTS

Continuation of V12 Restoration

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Series 1 4.2 Chassis no 1E 11856

Restoration project

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1965 SERIES 1 4.2 OTS CHASSIS NO. 1E11107

Full Restoration Continues

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E-TYPE S1 2+2 RESTORATION

Restoration project

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BESPOKE E-TYPES BUILT TO ORDER

E-Type UK offer a bespoke option for our customers who wish to purchase a fully restored car. With build times from 12 months each car is built from a hand picked original Coventry car which has been selected as an ideal donor for a new bespoke E-Type.

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E-TYPE UK RESTORATION PROJECTS

Fully Restored 1971 Series 3 V12, Complete with Fuel Injection

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