The first, chassis number ,860004, was raced successfully in the early 60's however with the advent of the lightweight 'E' 's and Ferrari, a more competitive car was sought. 860004 was re-registered 636 CJU and sold as a road car much to the delight of the new owner.
1961 Jaguar E-TYPE 3.8 Fixed Head Competition Coupé
- did go under the hammer on February 26 2005 (estimate £275,000-£325,000).
`CUT 7', the fourth E-TYPE ever built, was delivered as a birthday present for Dick Protheroe's wife
and prepared for racing by Dick's own very capable team.
achieving many firsts including wins at Silverstone, Mallory Park and Crystal Palace.
(S-VHS CCD II Videosnapshots
14th Historic Zandvoort Trophy 27-28 may 1990)