1970 Jaguar E-Type Roadster For Hire in Warwickshire

GBP 350 for 1 day, 700 - 2 days, 1,050 - 4 days, 1,750 - 7 days
0845 070 5142 (local) or 07803 209 636 (mobile)


Our Jaguar E-Type Roadster is a Series II 4.2 litre version, made in the last year of SII production, being built in 1970.  By the end of 1970 the Series II was discontinued as the Series III E-Type Jaguar was being built with its 5.3 litre V12 engine, ready for the 1971 launch.

The car is an original UK Right Hand Drive car built to UK specification. It is fitted with the 4.2 litre version of the famous six cylinder Jaguar XK engine, equipped with three, 2 inch SU carburettors and free from the emission control equipment that was fitted to the US specification twin Stromberg cars.  Jaguar claimed that the E-Type developed 265 bhp but it is more generally believed to be around 250 bhp.


This is a beautiful example of the iconic Jaguar convertible sportscar for the ultimate self-drive Jaguar E-Type experience.


We have a huge amount of history with this car, right from the bill for its first service through to details of its full rebuild about 15 years ago. This included much work on the body including a full respray in Carmen Red and rebuilding the engine, gearbox and suspension.  In 2015 we fitted a new bonnet assembly, once Jaguar started re-manufacturing them, and repainted the car.


The leather seats are trimmed in black with red piping and to keep the colour scheme going we have installed red seat belts. 


Height and weight restrictions: Although the E-Type has a very long bonnet and appears to be a big car, the cockpit is very small and narrow, the doors are fairly short and there is limited headroom when the hood is raised.  Therefore anyone over 6ft 2in tall (1.88m) or weighing over 18st (252 lbs, 114 kilos) will probably not fit in the car.  In February 2016 we fitted a removable steering wheel to our E-Type so it can be removed to make getting in or out of the car easier, but this doesn't change the overall size limits of who can comfortably fit in the car.  


To keep our Jaguar E-Type in pristine condition, we take it off the road during the Winter when salt is used on the roads to clear frost and snow so the E-Type is only available for hire from the beginning of April through to the end of November.   


Jaguar E-Type Hire

Daily Hire Rate (9am to 8pm)

4 Day Hire Rate

7 Day Hire Rate

Insurance Excess

Jaguar E-Type Roadster (2 seats) 






Additional Driver (any car)

25 per Day

Haynes Great Cars - Jaguar E-Type 
24.99 inc P&P

A beautifully produced book, published in 2001 to coincide with the half century of the launch of the Jaguar E-Type at the Geneva Motor Show in 1961.  This covers all models of the Jaguar E-Type from the development cars to the last of the V12 engined SIII E-Types.

Haynes Great Car Series - Jaguar E-Type

The Essential Buyer's Guide - Jaguar E-Type  
3.8 & 4.2 Litre
11.99 inc P&P


Having a Buyer's Guide in your pocket is just like having a real marque expert by your side. Benefit from the author's years of knowledge and experience. Packed with good advice - from running costs, paperwork, vital statistics, valuation and the Austin Healey Community; right through to whether or not the Austin Healey will fit in your garage and your lifestyle.  This is the COMPLETE GUIDE to choosing, assessing and buying the Jaguar E-Type of your dreams.

The Essential Buyer's Guide - Jaguar E-Type

For daily, weekend and weekly hire rates for all of our cars, see the section on Hire Charges.

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