Bahama Gold – Special Order S3 E Type Roadster


Make: Jaguar

Model: E Type S3 - 5.3 V12 Roadster


Year: 1972


Colour: Bahama Gold

Transmission: Automatic


Trim: Black


Price: £ 79,950

The 117th original RHD – manufactured in October 1971 – Jaguar E Type  S3 – 5.3 – V12 Roadster.

Finished in Bahama Gold with a Black Interior and Head Rests with a Black Mohair Hood.

The first owner Mr Light ordered this S3 Roadster as a special order in Bahama Gold the same colour as his 3 dr Bahama Gold Range Rover and is believed to have been the only factory S3 E Type Roadster to be finished in this colour & his business partner ordered his S3 2 + 2 in the same colour combination.

An unrestored example that has been rust proofed from new and still retains it’s original Interior, showing only 71,000 miles recorded which is supported by many previous MOT’S held within its large accompanying history file and has always been well maintained.


Jaguars E Type Twelve cylinder engine in a V-formation still offers amazing performance for a 50 year old classic Jaguar with a smooth, balanced, turbine-like performance with the passing speeds available when you really need performance.

The smoothness of having the 5.3 litres of capacity being spread over twelve cylinders  means, simply, smaller pulses of power are delivered to the crankshaft, but, each pulse is delivered more frequently & makes a V12 E Type just at home in city traffic as well as on country roads & for high speed cruising.

When first launched in March 1971 the Motorsport Magazine did an extended 1,444 mile road test in England, Wales and the Scottish Highlands were the V12 Jaguar proved to be a very fine effortless high-speed touring car, which would accelerate effectively from 100 m.p.h. upwards with petrol consumption nearly averaging 17 m.p.g.

For more details of this interesting 3 owners from new, original RHD unrestored and super driving automatic S3 V12 E Type Jaguar which also benefits from factory power steering, you can drive one of the most powerful E Types Jaguar ever made with exceptional torque for effortless acceleration as the  5.3 – V12 engine produces 285 bhp and is capable of  accelerating from 0 to 60mph in 5.8 sec’s.

This Jaguar E Type will always be a real conversation starter and is now offered for sale with Lanes Cars Structural Guarantee and Mechanical warranty.

Please contact Martin Lane for further details or arrange an appointment to view and test drive.

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