Porter Press International

Ultimate E-type - The Competition Cars (Limited Edition)


Author: Philip Porter

This deluxe limited edition is made to order and is limited to only 150 copies. It is leather-bound with a cloth slip-case and is signed by author, Philip Porter.

Book details

The Lightweight Es are the ultimate E-types, and this is the ultimate book on these charismatic cars. This is the full story of the competition E-types that took on the might of the Ferrari and often beat the legendary GTOs and the AC Cobras.

This book is packed full of material to fascinate and inform E-type and motor-racing enthusiasts..

  • Lively, authoritative, intriguing, definitive
  • A chapter for each of the 12 cars
  • The history of the E2A prototype
  • The development story of Jaguar’s answer to the GTO
  • The driving impressions of E v. Cobra v. GTO
  • Revelations from Adrian Newey
  • Why a fresh water mussel was found in one car!
  • Masses of fresh information
  • The early racers to the final Low Drag Coupés
  • Stunning period and studio photography
  • Over 200 interviewed including Sir Jackie Stewart, Dan Gurney, Roy Salvadori, Martin Brundle, Brian Redman, ‘Whizzo’ Williams, John Coombs…
  • Almost every owner of each car traced
  • Part 1 – Period Story, Part 2 – The Cars, Part 3 – Evaluation
  • By Philip Porter, award-winning author of over 15 Jaguar books.
  • de Luxe edition hand-bound by expert bookbinder, Ludlow Bookbinders

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