Most Recognize of British Classic Sports Car

British Classic Sports Car

Jaguar E-type

Jaguar E-type is a British sports car, manufactured in 1961-1975 and design for performance, beauty, and racing look, It also became an icon of motorsports.

With designed and constructed as monocoque body, with disc brake, rack-and-pinion steering, and the engine adopted from D-type race car. It claimed top speed can reach to 150 mph ( 241 km/h ) and about 7 second from 0-60 mp/h.

E-type was introduced as rear wheel drive car with grand coupe design in 2 + 2 seat. It has 3 series of different versions. Series 1 produced in 1961-1964 had 3.8L engine it’s most valuable as collectible essential. Series 2 was produced in 1968-1971, it has numerous change due to U.S regulation. Noticeable on exterior with removed headlight cover. It’s global change version which reduced the horsepower from 265 hp to 246 hp also reduced torque from 283 nm to 263 nm. E-type series 3 was introduced in 1971 with new engine 5.3 L and 12 cylinders engine, updated brake, power steering. This series was introduced to 24 hours le mans competition. The engine claimed producing 272 hp and acceleration 0-60 mph in less than 6 seconds.

Enzo Ferrari called it as “it’s most beautiful car ever made” in 1961. It also noticeably as top 100 most beautiful cars by the daily telegraph online. And Sports car international magazine put it in one of the list in the Top Sports Car in 1960s.

Aston Martin DB-4

It’s predecessor of Aston Martin DB mark III, with completely new body and engine. This car was build in 1958-1963. The design in Italy its influenced by Aston Martin DB4 GT Zagato and Lagonda Rapide 4-doors, and with lightweight construction technique & 3.7L engine with 240 hp make this car can go to 224 km/h and accelerate from 0-60 mph in 9.3 seconds.

It has many version with convertible top, DB4 GT Zagato with 2 available engine 3.7 L and 3.8 L that produced around 305 hp only 75 version of DB4 GT Zagato were produced. DB4 Vantage which has increase the original engine performance that produced 266 Hp.