This Jaguar E-Type from 1963, is considered the greatest “granary discovery” in Europe last year 2015. When it goes up for auction on March 8, expected increased interest of wealthy lovers of “The Beatles” and old fashioned vehicles. The car was delivered new in November 1963 to Ivor Arbiter, the owner of Drum City and Sound and London. What is the relationship with “The Beatles“?
That 1963, “The Beatles” manager Brian Epstein came to Arbiter’s Drum City shop in London, looking to buy a new drum kit for Ringo Starr. He decided for a new Ludwig kit, and Arbiter penned the famous “drop T” of the band’s logo in order to emphasize “beat.” For the service of creating a logo and its drawing on the drum Arbiter received £5.
Arbiter’s Jaguar was changed several owners and was last raced at the track in 1969. It’s interesting that its then-owner of the competitions and drove MG TF, where the Jaguar was used to pull the trailer.
When in 1969 canceled the clutch, the car is left in the garage and not driven. The car has 44,870 miles on the odometer. Under the car’s long bonnet lies a 3.8-liter straight-six, which would have been good for 265 horsepower and top speeds edging 150 mph. Yet for this to happen, as first the car needs further restoration. This 1963 Series 1 fixed head coupe will be offered for sale at the Coys auction Tuesday in London.