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Jaguar Lightweight E-Type – Nearly Here

Submitted by on August 14, 2014

E-Type LightweightIn the early 1960s Jaguar only built 12 of the 18 Lightweight E-Types they had planned. Now more than 50 years later, the missing six will come alive.

If the idea of Jaguar bringing back the 1963 Lightweight E-Type¬† in the most authentic way possible doesn’t excite you, then you might want to check your pulse.¬† One of the most beautiful factory racing cars ever built, the Lightweight E-Type is an impossibly rare dream machine.

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For most of us, just owning a ‘regular’ Jaguar E-Type would amount to the realization of a dream. It’s considered by many to be the most beautiful automotive shape mankind has crafted to date.

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The new Lightweight E-Type are built by Jaguar’s SVO division and will wear the remaining chassis numbers, they’re so authentic that they will qualify for FIA historic events.

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Finally, the wait is over. The brand new Lightweight E-Type should be making its debut today at Pebble Beach. For those of us who won’t be lucky enough to be purchasing one of the final six, Jaguar have issued this spectacular gallery:

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