See this unique E-type at Engineering Materials Live

The Jaguar E-type was introduced in March 1961 and promised a top speed of 150mph. John Coombs was a successful racing driver in the 1940s and ’50s and his family business included a thriving Jaguar dealership. He also managed a race team, and many famous drivers competed for him, including a certain Graham Hill. Coombs’ regular customers were able to buy Jaguar road cars that had engines and suspension specially tuned by him, and this particular car is thought to be the only surviving E-type which Coombs had prepared.

Pre-register as an Engineering Materials Live visitor and receive a free British Motor Museum pass (worth £14.95) to see this E-type and almost 300 other fascinating vehicles from the UK’s automotive past whilst you are on site. Pre-registered visitors also benefit from abundant free parking right outside the show, a free bacon roll and brew for those arriving before 1030, and free tea and coffee on site all day.

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Tom Austin-Morgan

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