This is a very significant matching numbers E-Type being the second from last Series II FHC ever made. The car was manufactured on the 22nd October 1970 and was supplied new in Regency Red with manual transmission. XRW 51J was supplied new by Peter Lindner (of Lindner/Nocker Lightweight E-Type racing fame), Frankfurt, Germany to a British Army officer, Captain G.D Petrie, B.F.P.O, Soest, Germany. This E- Type spent it's early years in Germany, before being shipped to Canada in 1987. After two years the E-Type was shipped to Liverpool and between 1997 and 2003 was subject of a major restoration that was carried out to an exceptionally high standard.
Since the major rebuild the car has only covered 3500 miles and presents beautifully. From the photos we can see the bodyshell was totally stripped bare down to the tub and the shell rebuilt as required with all running gear removed. Photos highlight various brand new panels being fitted to the body and mechanical work to include the differential being overhauled and the engine partially stripped down. Many new parts were fitted to the car to include new stainless steel exhaust pipes and manifolds, new polished rocker covers, electronic
1970 jaguar e-type series-2 4200cc fhc red 4-speed leather lightweight manual rhd restored british
West Knapton, North Yorkshire
Jun 29, 2017