Jaguar E Type 2+2

 

335 Jaguar E Type 2+2

Jaguar 4.2 E type 2+2, opening doors, bonnet and rear hatch, tipping front seats, moving rear seat. Classic, splendid, beautiful - what else? The best looking car ever made in Britain modelled by the best die-cast toymaker at the peak of their powers - this is the very best of the Jaguar marque and the toy maker too. Corgi added it to the range in 1968 and replaced it with a simplified item having fewer features and Whizzwheels in 1970. The car is found in red or metallic blue and both seem to be valued in the same range. There is an orange version listed with a black roof which is significantly higher in value. I've never managed to come across one of those.

374 Jaguar E Type 2+2, WhizzWheels

You can dumb down the model and remove features, you can make the paint blobby & thick, but an E-type is always beautiful. This is a Whizz-Wheels rehash on the 1968 No 335 Jag. The exhausts are plastic, not copper, the doors do not open, but it is still very good. There are two versions, one is the old 4.2 litre straight six, there is also a V12 5.3 litre. You can see that for the V12 the dumbing down continues, we have a plastic base with all the details moulded and we lose the wing mirrors, but because somewhere at the heart of Corgi the pulse was still going, the grille and headlamp detail are right for the V12, the engine is the V12, with four carbs and a huge distributor and the rear number plate/exhaust detail is right too. Bless them. The 4.2 litre version was red or yellow, the 5.3 litre V12 was yellow or metallic yellow. Values are modest for all versions. The 4.2 litre car was made from 1970 to 1973, the V12 was released in 1973 and continued until 1976.

 

         
Corgi Toys 335; Jaguar E-Type 2+2; Red Corgi Toys 335; Jaguar E-Type 2+2; Blue Metallic Corgi Toys 374; Jaguar E-Type 2+2; 4.2 Litre; Red, Whizzwheels Corgi Toys 374; Jaguar E-Type 2+2; 4.2 Litre; Yellow, Whizzwheels Corgi Toys 374; Jaguar E-Type 2+2; V12 5.3 Litre, Metallic Yellow; Whizzwheels
Corgi Toys 335; Jaguar E-Type 2+2; Red

Corgi Toys 335; Jaguar E-Type 2+2; Blue Metallic

Corgi Toys 374; Jaguar E-Type 2+2; 4.2 Litre; Red, Whizzwheels Corgi Toys 374; Jaguar E-Type 2+2; 4.2 Litre; Yellow, Whizzwheels Corgi Toys 374; Jaguar E-Type 2+2; V12 5.3 Litre, Metallic Yellow; Whizzwheels
Corgi Toys 374; Jaguar E-Type 2+2; V12 5.3 Litre, Yellow; Whizzwheels        
Corgi Toys 374; Jaguar E-Type 2+2; V12 5.3 Litre, Yellow; Whizzwheels        

 


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