Jaguar E-Type once driven by F1 star Graham Hill to feature during iconic celebration

Included in the festival will be the iconic ECD400 chassis which was once driven by Formula One champion Graham Hill. Gaynor Caunt, Editor of Jaguar Driver Magazine has been involved with the organisation of this weekend’s tribute.

The E-Type is synononis in british culture and os the choice of car for a range of top celebrities back in the day.

Early E-Type owners includes Peter Sellers, Beatles star George Harrison, Frank Sinatra and footballer George Best.

Film buffs will also recognise the iconic model which was crushed by the Mafia in the 1969 hit the Italian job.

The E-Type is so striking it was once described by Enzo ferrari as “the most beautiful car ever made”.

“There are so many anniversaries this year, it’s the 25th anniversary of the XK8, the 60th anniversary of the Mk10, the 20th anniversary of the X Type.”

Ms Cauter adds it is also 70 years this June since Jaguar first won at the iconic French endurance race at Le Mans.

The London Classic Car Show will run from June 25th to June 27th in Syon Park. 

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