A40 Special Pick-a-part
I have just enjoyed reading your great coverage of Chris Amon and his sparkling career. Interesting to note that there was no mention of what, I believe, was his first single-seater — the A40 Special. My understanding is that his father built it, and I kn
Another burst from Blighty regarding the featured E-type in the April issue.
Back in 1971 I purchased a ’62 Jaguar E-type Roadster — 881DXF — in opalescent (as then called) dark blue with a light gray interior. The car was eventually shipped from London to Auckland, and in 1988 was taken over by its new owner in Taupo.
This car was equipped with internal bonnet locks and the same number-plate lamps as shown on your featured E-type, and it was chassis number 475. It seems that [with] Jaguar, at