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This 1967 E-type is sleek, sexy and triple black. And while black over black may not seem like best color combination for upcoming hot summer days, there’s an easy fix for that — find a two-lane blacktop and bang through the gears up to speed. Things will cool down in a hurry. The seller did what any prospective...

President John F. Kennedy was inaugurated as the 35th President of the United States, gas was 27 cents a gallon and gangs were fighting over who was the better dancer. The year was 1961, and Wayne Gretzky was not the only Great One born that year. The Jaguar E-Type was the first of its kind. An affordable sports car...

Want something to stand out amongst the red-and-white Nomads and otherwise anonymous station wagon crowd this Memorial Day weekend at the beach?  Think pink. Or in this case, think Rosewood and faux wood. Mercury’s Colony Park was the wagon variant for the gadget-laden Turnpike Cruiser.  It sports the 368-ci 290-hp V8...

Looking for an iconic classic you can use on a regular basis? When it was first released, Enzo Ferrari reportedly called the E-type the most beautiful car ever made, and the Museum of Modern Art has one in its permanent design collection. And in terms of a driver, a later car like this is a great choice. The 4.2-liter...

The E-type’s curves are undeniably sexy, even when chopped into a hearse and driven off a cliff in the movie “Harold and Maude.” Jaguar brought a new level of style, sophistication, and handling to the sports car world with the E-type in the 1960s, and you didn’t have to be an aristocrat to hope to afford one. Nowadays,...

Most people dream of being in the movies. Unfortunately, without years of acting, training, or an uncle in the business, a dream of fame is rarely realized. However, collecting movie memorabilia is something anyone can do, which is why it developed a small but loyal market. The following are the quintessential pieces...

Jaguar’s XKE was groundbreaking in the world of sports cars. It featured flowing lines, a stout monocoque frame, a triple-SU inline six engine, and four-wheel independent suspension for a base price of around $6,000—hardly inexpensive in its day, but a bargain for the performance it provided. This ’63 XKE coupe (or...