Jaguar E-Type: The Definitive History (Foulis Motoring Book)
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In a writing career that has spanned over 25 years, he has twice won the coveted Guild of Motoring Writers’ Montagu Trophy for best motoring book of the year: for Jaguar E-type – The Definitive History and for Sir William Lyons – The Official Biography (co-written with Paul Skilleter). Philip Porter is the author of over 25 automotive boo
This award-winning volume is the result of an unrivalled depth of research and presents a fascinating and comprehensive history of this great car. Contains various models and production changes with tabulated specifications. Foreword by Briggs Cunningham. Winner of the Thomas McKean Memorial Cup Award 1990.. Porter describes the design, development, and launch of the E-Type, plus full details of competition cars and racing results
With lots of new information and illustrations, this book is a must-have for all E-Type enthusiasts. . From the Back Cover To mark the 50th anniversary of the Jaguar E-Type this is an all-new, updated edition of a classic book that was first published in 1989 and remained in print for 20 years. The E-Type was, and still is, a uniquely charismatic and important British sports car; this remarkable book provides the ultimate tribute to it
The greatest of all works on the magnificent Jaguar E-type. Rarely does a book's title reflect accurately on its contents, as does Phillip Porter's "Jaguar E-type, The definitive history". One's initial impression is of physical presence, for this is amassive work in all respects. Leafing through the book for the first time, one is immediatelystruck by a sense of awe that this could possibly represent the work of one man. There can be no doubt this is Porter's legacy, for which he laboured long and hard and gave much of himself.The foreword is written by sportsman Briggs Cunningham, hinting tha. Massive tome, excruciatingly detailed. A Customer Phillip Porter's reference on the Jaguar E-Type that other authors cite as their source. This is a must read if you are at all interested in E-Types. Some of it may not be too flattering to Sir Wm Lyons or Jaguar but it tells the story as only an insider could. You will learn about the inspiration, design, developement, manufacture and end of production of the model. "Definitive is the word" according to A Customer. A massive effort. One of the most complete references everto E-Type history. Hundreds of black and white and colorillustrations. Insights into design, manufacturing, marketing and service. Production counts, export statistics, model specifications. This is not a repair book. It is a comprehensive history.