The British Roadster's Comeback

There are 1 comment on the Men's Journal story from Jun 18, 2013, titled The British Roadster's Comeback. In it, Men's Journal reports that:

Once upon a time, the alphabet of sports cars ended at E, as in E-Type. It was in 1961, and as England was still emerging from the dark years of war, British maker Jaguar had been turning out eye-catching luxury saloons at a modest pace until it hit upon the E-Type, a sports car with such a sexy figure that even Enzo Ferrari, presumably in a weak ... (more)

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Richard Bud

Milwaukee, WI

#1 Jun 19, 2013
Obviously Mike Guy did not do any research to determine the DNA of the E-Type Jag.
The E-Type was not as simplistic as Mike Guy described, "British maker Jaguar had been turning out eye-catching luxury saloons at a modest pace until it hit upon the E-Type".
Jaguar had been developing and racing 'C' and 'D' type 2 seaters and the resultant XK-SS, the predesessor to the E-Type during the 1950's.

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