Why Buying a Jaguar E-Type Can Be a Bad Investment
A Jaguar E-Type is one of the most beautiful cars on the planet. It’s also one of the most sought after and expensive classic cars. Purchasing an E-Type is a dream for many and should be approached with the same caution that would be applied to any potential luxury car purchase. Preparation precedes blessing – or so says the ultra logical Star Trek Mr Spock.
The E-Type is in a class of its own and its cult status has been reinforced by the likes of Eagle Speedster and Lightweight continuation vehicles. But buying an E-Type can be very expensive, and if you’re not careful, it could be one of the most costly mistakes of your life. Source ecdautodesign.com
This article will explore the reasons why and how an E-Type can be a bad investment and some tips to help you avoid the pitfalls. Whether you’re looking to buy an E-Type as an investment or to simply enjoy driving and tinkering with it, the information here will help you make an informed decision.
Preserving History: The Role of Jaguar E-Type Enthusiast Communities
In late 1956 the Experimental Department at Browns Lane under Heynes was trying to find a suitable engine for its new sports car. It had already used the Edward Turner designed V8 in their XK120 model but this engine, which powered the Daimler SM250 and DR450 limousines was unable to compete with the Ferraris on the European racing circuit. Despite the failure of this project the team at Experimental decided to pursue a low drag coupe design in the hopes that it could still be competitive on the world stage.