This vintage Jaguar sports car which became famous when it featured in Only Fools and Horses has sold for more than £115,000. “Old English white” – Jaguar E-Type Series III was driven by comedy characters Del Boy and Rodney in one of the legendary episode of Only Fools and Horses, which was produced by BBC. In one episode from 1981, the brothers borrowed the car from Boycie, played by John Challis for a “night on the tiles”.
Finished in blue leather in the interior, Series III Roadster from 1973 owned by Swansea businessman also comes a miniature model signed by both David Jason and John Challis.
Another Jaguar from 1961, owned by the company’s founder was on the same auction.
Model Mk X was built in Coventry, belonged to Sir William Lyons and made with special specifications such as a leather interior and picnic table of walnut wood built on the back.