The Silverstone Classic Live Online Auction 2020 31st July & 1st August 2020 75 + buyer’s premium of 15% (including VAT at 20%) The Silverstone Classic Live Online Auction - Friday 31st July 2020 1961 Jaguar E-Type Series 1 3.8 FIA - Chassis 850051 More Details Lot 375 Bid On Lot 375 Registration: 475 TOD Chassis Number: 850051 Engine Number: R1217-9 Estimate: £150,000 - £175,000 • Chassis no.#850051 was the 51st E-Type to be produced at Browns Lane (22/06/1961) • Finished in Opalescent Silver Grey with red leather it was part of the, historically significant, initial batch of 64 UK dealer demonstrators • South Devon Garages Ltd of Torquay sold it to its first recorded keeper, Mr E.G.Dawes • In 2001, it was owned by Ferrari Formula One driver, Eddie Irvine, who sent it to J.D. Classics for an upgrade to their lightweight replica specification (£25,056) • Vented hardtop, boot lid, perspex headlamp covers, Le Mans-spec front sill darts, Dunlop-pattern peg- drive alloy wheels with 3-eared spinners, and a competition-spec engine running triple Weber 48DCOEs • Currently full race spec. FIA HTP papers (31/12/2029) Period F (1962 - 1965) Class GTS 12 • Most recent MOT is dated 2018. Current V5c and still usable on the road • An exciting opportunity for an enthusiast who wants to aim for higher-profile events. Surely Classic Le Mans, Tour Auto and Goodwood all beckon as future possibilities The 51st E-Type to be made, this Lightweight Evocation has FIA papers and is eligible for a variety of high-quality events. LOT 375