Thursday, 14 November 2013

World's first stretched Jaguar E-Type accessorized with E-Type trailer

"UK-based Jaguar restorer Classic Motor Cars of Bridgnorth unveiled a rather unique project this week. It calls it the world's first stretched Jaguar E-Type. While the few inches of stretch don't necessarily do anything for the 1968 E-Type Series 1 4.2 roadster's timeless beauty, they purportedly improve its ride for passengers and driver alike. A matching E-Type trailer finishes off a strange but interesting package.
"Our client wanted the interior leg room of a Series 3 V12 E-Type but the aesthetics of a Series 1 car," explains CMC managing director Nick Goldthorp. "We have added four and a half inches to the floor pan, which will give the leg room of the V12 plus an additional one inch if required."
"The V12 was actually nine inches longer than a Series 1, but a lot of the additional room was behind the seats as storage and was not required on our project. By adding four and a half inches to the length of the car, we were able to retain the overall look of the Series 1 and also turn this E-Type into a unique car."...

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