In 1963, twelve sports car 2018-2019 Jaguar E-Type special series were released. Cars had a body made of aluminum and distinguished reduced weight. Using the “winged metal” reduced the curb weight of 114 kilograms. In total, the project was planned to assemble 18 cars. Half a century later, the British manufacturer completes a series of six sports car missing.
2018-2019 Jaguar Lightweight E-Type recreated as accurately as possible. For this, engineers abandoned the use of modern materials and automotive technologies, but satisfied customers will be able to drive in to participate in the release of oldtimers FIA races. Even the new aluminum alloys that are used in production now, remained out of work, but in practice it is very difficult to verify. To achieve complete similarity, the company conducted a 3D-scanning the sample in 1963 sports car – that’s where the experts come to the aid of modern technology.
The movement of the lightweight E-Type is in-line 6-cylinder engine volume of 3866 cubic centimeters with an aluminum block and lubrication dry sump. Similarly, the engine, but the engine block of cast iron has been equipped with D-type, who won in 1957, Le Mans.
The fuel system consists of three carburetor Weber 45DCO3, however, the first 2018-2019 Jaguar Lightweight E-Type, prepared for the August show Concours d’Elegance Pebble Beach, received injection of Lucas, available to buyers as an option. Power retro motor makes 340 horsepower, torque is 380 Nm. Link implemented a 4-speed manual gearbox with closely spaced gear ratios, limited slip differential Powr-Lok and 15-inch sport tires Dunlop.
Saloon car alien luxury inherent in modern 2018-2019 Jaguar. The interior is almost completely devoid of decoration for the sake of weight loss, but the customer can order a door cards, headliner and floor mats. Thresholds and bottom left unpainted intentionally to once again demonstrate the aluminum body. Buyers Lightweight E-Type manufacturer recommends to opt for one of the six colors, which include red Carmine, “racing” green and iridescent blue.