Launched at the 1961 Geneva Motor Show, the Jaguar E-Type wasnothing short of a revelation. With its heady blend of supercarperformance, breathtaking styling and low price tag, the newcomerleft rivals reeling and customers clamouring. Early sportscarracing success at the hands of Graham Hill and Roy Salvadoriamongst others helped cement its reputation. Built as a monocoquewith a front sub-frame to cradle the engine, the model''scombination of all-round independent suspension rack and pinionsteering and four-wheel disc brakes gave it excellent road holdingand handling capabilities. Fed by triple SU HD8 carburettors andtopped with a ''straight port'' DOHC cylinder head, its indomitable3781cc straight-six engine was quoted as developing some 265bhp and260lbft of torque. Achingly beautiful yet viciously quick, theE-type remains for many the ultimate production Jaguar.Considered by many to be the purest of all E-Types, thisoriginal righthand drive coupé sports has the highly desirable 3.8litre engine mated to its original four speed manual Moss gearbox.Supplied originally by Broadfield Garages in Cockfosters viaHenlys, as confirmed by the Jaguar Heritage certificate, thecurrent vendor has been the proud owner of LFF902 for the last 14years. Recently, this charming E-type has benefitted from thefitment of electronic ignition, stainless steel exhaust and adigital fuel pump. The carburettors have also been overhauled andtuned. The interior was re-trimmed some 15 years prior and iscomplemented by the aluminium dashboard and transmission tunnel.Finished in blue with grey leather trim, this delightful 3.8 litrecoupé is supplied with a V5 registration document, current MoT testcertificate and a history file. Driving a Jaguar E-Type is aseminal experience enhanced by an extraordinary view of the roadahead over the bonnet.