Lanes Cars – Lightweight Aluminium E Type Recreation – For 2021

 

Make: Jaguar

Model: Lightweight E Type Recreation

 

Year: See Text

Mileage: 0

 

Colour: Clients Choice

Transmission: Manual 5 Speed

 

Trim: Race Spec

 
   

Price: £185,000

Lanes Cars recreation Lightweight Aluminium E Type are built and designed for track events and fast road use.

Jaguar Cars continued their competitive racing pedigree with their lightweight E Type which had been born out of their record-breaking legendary C Types and D Type aluminium race cars with numerous successful wins in Le Man’s 24-hour endurance races in the 1950s.

The core component of the 12 Semi-Lightweight E Types ever built by Jaguar Cars in the early 1960s is its aluminium bodyshell which enabled Jaguar Cars to reduce the kerb weight by 114kg compared to their steel standard road-going E Type.

Jaguar Cars aluminium lightweight designed E Type used the underpinning of their successful winning D Type drive train to create a very competitive race car using a mechanical Lucas fuel injection system with wide-angle head that produced well in excess of 300bhp right from the start, on its racing debut at Oulton Park in 1961 Graham Hill celebrated winning the Grand Touring class for production sports cars with privateer Race Teams such as Cunninghams, Ecurie Ecosse. Peter Linder driving their Lightweights with success in the 1960s races.

Lanes Cars re-creation, turn of the key Lightweight E Type built with a new GP handcrafted aluminium Lightweight bodyshell for fast going road use and track day events start at £185,000 and are available in RHD or LHD in an exterior colour of your choice which includes as standard the following:

  • 1 x Jaguar donor E Type supplied by Lanes Cars.
  • 1 x GP Aluminium bodyshell finished in an exterior colour and race decors of your choice
  • 1 x Complete New set of Steel Engine Frame assembly
  • 2 x New Steel Chassis Legs and associated parts as required
  • 1 x New Bulkhead Steel Top Scuttle Panel
  • Rebuilt 4.2 XKE engine with gas flowed ported head, set of 9.1 pistons, set of lightened con-rods, set of fast cams, aluminium flywheel, high torque starter motor, and triple Webber Carburettors or a modern fuel injection system at additional cost for fast road use and achieving Jaguars original 265bhp for their standard 6 cylinder XKE E Type Engine  (* Race Built 3.8 or 4.2 engines are offered from an additional starting cost of £10,000 plus for clients who  really want to compete competitively on track day events with engines capable of producing 305bhp. Please ask for details and further information about additional costs and specifications for FIA qualifying prepared vehicles (FIA Historic Competition Specification)
  • 1 x T5 – 5-speed close-ratio gearbox.
  • 1 x E Type or XJS rear Differential rebuilt to your preferred ratio.
  • 1 x Aluminium long range 125ltr fuel tank.
  • 1 x Set of uprated torsion bars.
  • 1 x Uprated Reaction Plate.
  • 1 x Uprated Brake Servo
  • Fosseway uprated front and rear calipers with vented discs.
  • Fosseway uprated brake servo heat shield
  • 1 x Uprated Lanes Cars designed 6 Branch Sport Exhaust System with shortened cans.
  • Lanes Cars upgraded sports handling kit, including fully adjustable set of platform shock absorbers, 1 x set of solid engine mounts, 1 x Aluminium steering rack, 1 x Set of Solid steering rack mounts and the vehicle’s suspension built using poly bushes throughout.
  • Full Roll Cage by Custom Cages from T45 Material.
  • 1 x Large Cored Aluminium Radiator with high output electric fan.
  • 1 x Monza Fuel Filler Cap.
  • 1 x Battery cut off switch
  • 1 x Lightweight wiring harness.
  • 2 x 3 Buckle harness seat belts and lightweight racing seats.
  • 1 x Set of Smiths Period set of cockpit dials.
  • 1 x Fire Extinguisher.
  • 1 x Set of D Type styled wheels with 3 eared spinners and Dunlop SP Tyres.

For further details of the 3 handcrafted Lanes Cars Lightweight Recreations that are available for 2021 delivery please contact Martin Lane

Photographs shown are for Exterior Colour Illustration Purposes

 Lanes Cars have been rebuilding & restoring Jaguars E Types since 1993 & can offer clients a choice of Replica Aluminium body XKSS, Low Drag Coupe or Lightweight E Types built to your choice of specification. 

We offer all our potential clients the opportunity to visit us by appointment to discuss our preparation program of on our hand-built Replica Le Mans-winning heritage race cars for fast road use, as well as being able to offer a wide choice of proven upgrades to further enhance your enjoyment of driving a tribute to British designed world-beating Jaguar cars of the 1950s & 60′s

 

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