1972 Jaguar E-type SIII V12 Roadster

Lot: 498

Sold for (£): 61,050
Offered for sale is a 5.3L 1972 Jaguar E-type SIII V12 Roadster manual that has been with the current owner for the last 10 years. Coming with no history file, this lot's condition scores 50 / 135.

Classic Car Auctions says:

A yellow, 'Barn Find', E-Type - it doesn't get much better than that ... Classic Car Auctions are proud to offer this 1973 Jaguar E-Type Series III V12 Roadster, chassis number '151501'. It's an original, UK supplied, right-hand drive, manual gearbox car currently reading an unwarranted, 43,285 miles. Owned within one family from 1976 (Father, Mother, and Son) it has not been driven for 15-20 years. Naturally, we cannot make claims for any aspect of the condition of this car so all interested parties should satisfy themselves prior to the auction as to what might need doing to return this dormant E-Type to the road. An exciting project.

Please note that we can not confirm that the registration number 'FWV 12' is with the car any longer.

Lot Details

Registration: TBC RHD/LHD: Right Hand Drive
Year: 1972 Engine size: 5.3L
Make: Jaguar Odometer reading (miles): 43285
Model: E-type SIII V12 Roadster MOT expiry:
Warranted: No Chassis number: 1S1501

Vendor Condition Report

Overall: 50 / 135


Bodywork: Glass:
Paint: Chrome:


This is a barn find that has not been driven for 15/20 years+


Door-cards: Carpets:
Seating: Headlining:
Dashboard: Boot:


Interior is surprisingly ok.


Components: Starting:
Appearance: Running:


Everything is there - barn find


Gears: Drive-shaft:


Everything is there - barn find

Running Gear

Axles: Chassis:
Suspension: Bearings:
Brakes: Wheels/Tyres:


Everything is there - barn find


Minor: Major:


Everything is there - barn find

Vehicle History


No service history. Repair manual included as seen in the photos attached. Also with the car is a press article about the car in the Evening News & Star in 1981. (the car is the one in the background). 

About the Condition Report

A lot's condition report is compiled based on information provided to CCA by the vendor of the lot. CCA has no access to lots prior to a sale but does review its condition on the day of the sale. CCA strongly recommends viewing a lot prior to a sale as it cannot guarantee the accuracy of the information provided.
Poor Numerous faults / Extensive damage / Many missing parts / Project or donor car
Fair Basic condition / Requires attention mechanically & cosmetically / Some damage / Some missing parts
Good Every-day useable classic car / Driven & enjoyed / Commensurate with age & mileage / Drives and looks as it should / Some vehicle history
Very good Almost pristine / Mechanically & cosmetically sound / Driven only occasionally / Extensive vehicle history
Excellent Pristine / Original / Documented nut & bolt ground-up restoration / Stored professionally / Trailered only / Complete vehicle history