11th May 2021

Dear Retail Customers,

We are currently experiencing unprecedented levels of demand for our products. In order to maintain the exceptionally high quality and workmanship that we are known for, we will be temporarily pausing all new retail orders for a 6 week period. We apologise for any inconvenience that this may cause.

We encourage all new customers who are happy to wait to enquire using our “Build a Quote” system (for Austin Healey and TR models), or the Contact Form located on the individual Model Pages (for Jaguar and MGAs). Note that all further information related to your enquiry will be processed and responded to after this 6 week period (end of June).  

We look forward to working with you soon.

All the best,

The John Skinner Team

11th May 2021

Dear Retail Customers,

We are currently experiencing unprecedented levels of demand for our products. In order to maintain the exceptionally high quality and workmanship that we are known for, we will be temporarily pausing all new retail orders for a 6 week period. We apologise for any inconvenience that this may cause.

We encourage all new customers who are happy to wait to enquire using our “Build a Quote” system (for Austin Healey and TR models), or the Contact Form located on the individual Model Pages (for Jaguar and MGAs). Note that all further information related to your enquiry will be processed and responded to after this 6 week period (end of June). 

We look forward to working with you soon.

All the best,

The John Skinner Team

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Jaguar, E Type Open Two-Seater Roadster (OTS), Series 3 (5.3ltr)

Made to last, our Open Two-Seater Series 3, 5.3ltr Jaguar E Type (XKE) V12 Roadster interior trim and upholstery restoration kits are manufactured to the highest levels of quality and workmanship from our manufacturing unit based in the Cotswolds, UK. We do not supply any mechanical, engine or bodywork parts - instead choosing to purely focus on the manufacture and supply interior related products including the trim panels, seat covers, carpet flooring kits, and soft hood convertible hood weather equipment items. This dedication to our craft has led us to become one of the most highly regarded classic car restoration manufacturing firms in the world.

With unrivalled knowledge of original specifications, coupled with the widest range of colours and materials for those seeking a more bespoke finish - John Skinner Ltd are the favoured choice for both amateur enthusiasts, as well as professional trimmers and restoration companies all over the globe; and have been for over four decades.

Don't just take our word for it - we have plenty of customers willing to show and prove the quality of our products and kits...

Our customer’s cars

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We love to see and share our customer's restoration projects. Here are just some of our kits gracing the interiors of customer's cars from all over the world.

(Note: Some images may showcase a different model of car, with shared interior trim parts to the model page being viewed)

Our Jaguar E-Type OTS online shop is coming soon. In the meantime, browse our product photos and information below.
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Jaguar E Type OTS (V12 Series 3, 5.3ltr) Original Colours

Please note that there were production inconsistencies during this period, so colours should be chosen on individual basis.

PAINT COLOUR INTERIOR TRIM COLOUR OPTIONS
Old English White Black, Red, Dark Blue, Light Blue, French Blue
Warwick Grey Red, Dark Blue, Cinnamon
Ascot Fawn Red, Beige, Cinnamon
Willow Green Grey, Suede Green, Beige, Cinnamon
Dark Blue Red, Light Blue, Grey, French Blue, Russet Red
Sable Beige, Grey, Cinnamon, Biscuit Light Tan, Moss Green
Light Blue Dark Blue, Grey, Light Blue
Regency Red Beige, Grey, Biscuit Light Tan, Cinnamon, Russet Red
Pale Primrose Black, Beige, Biscuit Light Tan, Red
Signal Red Black, Red, Beige, Biscuit Light Tan, Dark Blue
Fern Grey Moss Green, Olive, Tan
Turquoise Tan, Terracotta, Cinnamon
British Racing Green Suede Green, Beige, Cinnamon

Information from: Porter, P. (1990) Original Jaguar E-Type – The Restorer’s Guide to 3.8, 4.2, and V12 Roadster, Fixed Head Coupé and 2+2 – Bay View Books Ltd.

 


Jaguar E-Type Open Two-Seater (XKE OTS/DHC) Roadster Original Colours supplied by John Skinner Ltd

It is widely accepted that the interpretation of original shades varies depending on who you ask – and may well have varied from the original factory production line. As a result, John Skinner Ltd offers multiple shade options for each original colour.

Black
Black
Black
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Saville Grey
Saville Grey
Saville Grey
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French Blue
French Blue
French Blue
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Old Grey (Antiqued)
Old Grey (Antiqued)
Old Grey (Antiqued)
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Grey
Grey
Grey
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Dark Blue
Dark Blue
Dark Blue
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Pale Shadow Blue
Pale Shadow Blue
Pale Shadow Blue
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Suede Green
Suede Green
Suede Green
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Maroon
Maroon
Maroon
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Matador Red
Matador Red
Matador Red
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Russet Red (Antiqued)
Russet Red (Antiqued)
Russet Red (Antiqued)
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Cherry Red
Cherry Red
Cherry Red
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New Tan
New Tan
New Tan
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Cinnamon (Antiqued)
Cinnamon (Antiqued)
Cinnamon (Antiqued)
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Biscuit Light Tan
Biscuit Light Tan
Biscuit Light Tan
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Barley Beige
Barley Beige
Barley Beige
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Old Beige (Antiqued)
Old Beige (Antiqued)
Old Beige (Antiqued)
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Stone
Stone
Stone
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Light Stone Beige
Light Stone Beige
Light Stone Beige
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Magnolia
Magnolia
Magnolia
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Parchment
Parchment
Parchment
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Colour names refer to internal John Skinner Ltd colour names, not necessarily the names Jaguar originally used for these colours.

We can also offer non-original custom colour schemes if you so desire. Please see our online shop for more details.

As part of the quotation/ordering process, we will arrange for samples to be sent for final confirmation – so browse and shop with complete peace of mind, knowing that we will guide you through step-by-step with all the information you require.

 


 

A note on Piping/Beading

Jaguar E Type models featured Piping matching the main trim colour. See the above Original Colours chart for more information. 

We can also offer the largest range of non-standard “bespoke” colours schemes for those looking for a more customised finish.

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Trim Panels

Complete Trim Kit

Jaguar E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 3 (5.3ltr) Complete Trim Kit

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Materials: Leather, Vinyl, Wool, Hardura, Felt, Moquette, Hardboard, Millboard, Foam, Moulded Plastic, Flocked Paper, Piping

  • This complete trim kit includes all the main Trim Panels, Carpets and Flooring, Boot / Trunk area and Re-Trim kits for the Jaguar E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster 5.3 litre Series 3.
  • Includes items as listed below.
  • Does not include items listed as “Optional Extra” – such as the Seat Foam Paddings + Woodwork, moulded Dash Top Panel, moulded plastic Quarter Panel / Speaker Panels / Console Kit, Door Pull Armrests, Jack Bag, and Tool Roll kit.

A Post Footwell Panels

Jaguar E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 3 (5.3ltr) A Post Footwell Panels

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Materials: Leather, Vinyl, Millboard

  • Pre-cut and creased Millboard Panels, trimmed in materials.

Door Panels: Main

Jaguar E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 3 (5.3ltr) Door Panels: Main

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Materials: Leather, Vinyl, Hardboard, Foam

  • Material covered Hardboard + 3mm Foam Door Panels.
  • Does NOT include Chrome parts.
  • Includes pre-cut holes for fixing.

Upper Door Top Roll Re-Trim Kit

Jaguar E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 3 (5.3ltr) Upper Door Top Roll Re-Trim Kit

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Materials: Leather, Vinyl, Foam

  • Pre-cut loose material & 3mm Foam for re-trimming your Door Top Roll area.

Inner Sill Re-Trim Kit

Jaguar E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 3 (5.3ltr) Inner Sill Re-Trim Kit

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Materials: Leather, Vinyl, Foam

  • Pre-cut loose materials & 3mm Foam for re-trimming your Inner Sill areas.

Rear Shelf Re-Trim Kit

Jaguar E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 3 (5.3ltr) Rear Shelf Re-Trim Kit

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Materials: Leather, Vinyl, Wool, Moquette

  • Pre-cut materials for re-trimming the Rear Shelf area of your Series 3 Roadster.
  • Includes Moquette & Carpet for re-trimming the fold down shelf.
  • Includes pre-sewn and top-stitched material for the Lower Bulkhead area.

Underdash Hardura Panels

Jaguar E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 3 (5.3ltr) Underdash Hardura Panels

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Materials: Hardura

  • Pre-cut & edged Hardura Tuffelt panels for covering the wiring underneath the Dash area.
  • Originally supplied in Black. Other colours are available.

Moulded Quarter Panels

Jaguar E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 3 (5.3ltr) Moulded Quarter Panels

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Materials: Moulded Plastic

  • Pre-moulded Plastic Panels for your Quarter Panel Wheelarch areas.
  • Limited colours – may require re-colouring.

 

***Optional Extra***

Moulded Speaker Panels

Jaguar E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 3 (5.3ltr) Moulded Speaker Panels

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Materials: Moulded Plastic

  • Pre-moulded Plastic Panels for your Speaker Panel areas, including pre-cut grill section.
  • Limited colours – may require re-colouring.

 

***Optional Extra***

Centre Console Moulded Panel

Jaguar E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 3 (5.3ltr) Centre Console Moulded Panel

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Materials: Moulded Plastic

  • Pre-moulded plastic panel for the Centre Console area.
  • To be used in conjunction with material Centre Console Re-Trim Kit.
  • Differs between Automatic and Manual Transmission Gearboxes.
  • Black “As Original”.

 

***Optional Extra***

Boot Side Panels

Jaguar E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 3 (5.3ltr) Boot Side Panels

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Materials: Leather, Vinyl, Millboard

  • Pre-cut Millboard panels, covered in materials, to fit to your Boot / Trunk Side area.
  • Originally supplied in Biscuit Light Tan. Other colours are available.

Boot Back Panel

Jaguar E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 3 (5.3ltr) Boot Back Panel

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Materials: Hardura

  • Pre-cut Hardura Tuffelt panel to fit to your Boot / Trunk Back Panel area.
  • Originally supplied in Biscuit Light Tan. Other colours are available.

Glove Box

Jaguar E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 3 (5.3ltr) Glove Box

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Materials: Millboard, Flocked Paper

  • Fully Trimmed Millboard Glove Box.
  • Trimmed in Black Flocked Paper.

Door Pull Armrest

Jaguar E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 3 (5.3ltr) Door Pull Armrest

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Materials: Moulded Plastic

  • Moulded Door Armrests, including screws for attaching.
  • Same style as the Series 2, 4.2 litre cars.

 

***Optional Extra***

Door Pull Armrest Re-Trim Kit

Jaguar E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 3 (5.3ltr) Door Pull Armrest Re-Trim Kit

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Materials: Leather, Vinyl

  • Pre-cut & sewn materials for re-trimming your original moulded Door Armrests, including top-stitching detail.
  • Same style as the Series 2, 4.2 litre cars.

Door Pull Armrest (Stitched)

Jaguar E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 3 (5.3ltr) Door Pull Armrest (Stitched)

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Materials: Leather, Vinyl, Moulded Plastic

  • Moulded Door Armrests, including screws for attaching, re-trimmed with Vinyl / Leather covers with Top Stitched detail.
  • Same style as the Series 2, 4.2 litre cars.

 

***Optional Extra***

Door Panel Inners

Jaguar E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 3 (5.3ltr) Door Panel Inners

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Materials: Moulded Plastic

  • Moulded Plastic for the 25.5cm and 28cm Inner Door Panel Slots.

 

***Optional Extra***

Sunvisors

Jaguar E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 3 (5.3ltr) Sunvisors

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Materials: Vinyl, Moulded Plastic

  • Fully Trimmed and welded Sun-visor units.
  • Black as Original.

 

***Optional Extra***

Dash Top Panel

Jaguar E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 3 (5.3ltr) Dash Top Panel

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Materials: Moulded Plastic

  • Pre-cut & formed moulded plastic for the main Dash Top Panel.
  • Only available in Black “As Original”.

 

***Optional Extra***

Front Dash Top Panel

Jaguar E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 3 (5.3ltr) Front Dash Top Panel

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Materials: Moulded Plastic

  • Pre-cut & formed moulded plastic for the Front Dash Top Panel.
  • Only available in Black “As Original”.

***Optional Extra***

Trim Panel Fixing Kit

Jaguar E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 3 (5.3ltr) Trim Panel Fixing Kit

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Materials: Metal

  • Fixing Clips used to attach your main Trim Panels to the bodywork of your car.
Seat Covers & Hardware

Front Seat Cover Kit

Jaguar E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 3 (5.3ltr) Front Seat Cover Kit

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Materials: Leather, Vinyl, Moquette, Foam

  • Fully Sewn material covers for Re-Trimming the Front Seat Cushions and Backrests.
  • Includes Vinyl Backrest backs as per original specification for the Series 3, 5.3 litre model.
  • Supplied with Perforated Leather Centres.

Front Seat Cushion Foams

Jaguar E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 3 (5.3ltr) Front Seat Cushion Foams

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Materials: Foam

  • Moulded Foams for the Cushions covers.

 

***Optional Extra***

Front Seat Cushion Diaphragms

Jaguar E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 3 (5.3ltr) Front Seat Cushion Diaphragms

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Materials: Metal, Rubber

  • Moulded Rubber Seat Cushion Diaphragms.
  • Includes fitted metal clips for attaching to Seat Frame.

 

***Optional Extra***

 

Front Seat Backrest Paddings

Jaguar E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 3 (5.3ltr) Front Seat Backrest Paddings

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Materials: Rubberised Horsehair

  • Pre-cut Rubberised Horsehair Backrests covers.

 

***Optional Extra***

Front Seat Backrest Webbing

Jaguar E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 3 (5.3ltr) Front Seat Backrest Webbing

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Materials: Rubber

  • Moulded Rubber Rings for the Seat Backrest Webbing area, for re-trimming your Seat Covers.
  • Does not include clips.

Front Seat Wood Tacking Kit

Jaguar E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 3 (5.3ltr) Front Seat Wood Tacking Kit

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Materials: Plywood

  • Pre-cut and formed Plywood parts used to “tack” your Seat Covers to your Seat Frame.

 

***Optional Extra***

Headrest Covers

Jaguar E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 3 (5.3ltr) Headrest Covers

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Materials: Leather, Vinyl

  • Fully Sewn Leather material covers to re-cover your Headrest units.
  • Supplied with Perforated Leather Centres.

Headrest Cover Foams

Jaguar E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 3 (5.3ltr) Headrest Cover Foams

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Materials: Foam

  • Moulded Foams for padding the insides of your Headrest Covers.

 

***Optional Extra***

Centre Console Re-Trim Kit

Jaguar E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 3 (5.3ltr) Centre Console Re-Trim Kit

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Materials: Leather, Vinyl, Hardboard, Foam

  • Pre-cut loose & sewn Vinyl & Leather & 3mm foam for re-trimming your Centre Console area.
  • Includes a replacement Leather Gear Lever (Boot) Gaitor.
  • Includes pre-sewn leather Centre Console / Armrest Lid.
  • Includes trimmed hardboard panels for the inside of Centre Console Centre Armrest “Lid” Cover.
  • To be used in conjunction with the moulded plastic Centre Console Panel.

 

Tool Storage Roll

Jaguar E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 3 (5.3ltr) Tool Storage Roll

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Materials: Vinyl, Hardura

  • Pre-cut & sewn Hardura Tuffelt material that forms a Tool Storage Kit bag to store all relevant Tools for your car.
  • Black “As Original”.
  • Includes strap & buckle for rolling up.

 

***Optional Extra***

Jack Bag

Jaguar E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 3 (5.3ltr) Jack Bag

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Materials: Vinyl, Hardura

  • Pre-cut & sewn Hardura material that forms a Jack Bag to store your car jack
  • Black “As Original”.
  • Includes strap for tying up bag.

 

***Optional Extra***

Seat Wadding Kit

Jaguar E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 3 (5.3ltr) Seat Wadding Kit

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Materials: Foam

  • Used to “pad out” small areas of the Seat Covers that the Foams cannot fill, for best results.

 

***Optional Extra***

Seat Clips

Jaguar E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 3 (5.3ltr) Seat Clips

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Materials: Metal

  • “U” Shaped Black Seat Clips, to help Re-Trimming your Seat Covers.

 

***Optional Extra***

Carpets & Flooring

Carpet Set

Jaguar E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 3 (5.3ltr) Carpet Set

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Materials: Vinyl, Wool, Hardura

  • Pre-cut, and edged with Binding, Carpet pieces for the main cockpit of your car.
  • Binding / Edging to original specification.
  • Includes self coloured storvic heelpads on Driver and Passenger Front Floors.
  • Includes velcro tabs on the backs of some of the carpets for attaching into the car.
  • Differs between Automatic and Manual Transmission Gearboxes.

Underfelt Kit

Jaguar E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 3 (5.3ltr) Underfelt Kit

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Materials: Felt

  • Pre-cut Felt Sound Proofing for under the carpets.
  • Differs between Automatic and Manual Transmission Gearboxes.

Boot Mat

Jaguar E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 3 (5.3ltr) Boot Mat

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Materials: Hardura

  • Pre-cut, and edged with Binding, felt backed Hardura Tuffelt Mat for your Boot / Trunk Flooring.
  • Originally supplied in Biscuit Light Tan. Other colours are available.

 

E-Type Enquiry Form

We will not pass this information on. This number is required for shipping purposes only, or if you wish us to contact you to discuss any interior trim parts.

What year was your classic car manufactured?

If you know your chassis number, then this is always useful information to know as it can help us identify certain interior trim changes specifications...

Please select any materials that you are interested in using for your restoration. You can then explain in more details, if required. using the "Additional Information" text box at below.

Please note that some Marques of car used the same colour piping as the main trim colour e.g. Jaguars. Other Marques used a variety of colours to piping Seats / Panels. We can offer "as original" or a more custom finish (* surcharges may apply)

Remember - we require your full postal address in order to send the requested samples.

Please note that photos / website images can be very misleading due to light / photo / screen settings. We strongly recommend our customers request physical samples prior to confirming orders.

Please select any areas of the car that you require interior trim parts for. You can then explain in more details the specific parts using the "Additional Information" text box at below.

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Jaguar E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 3 (5.3ltr) - Useful Information

Years of Manufacture: 1971 - 1974 Number Produced: 7,990 Chassis Number Range: 1S1001 - 1S2872 (RHD) / 1S20001 - 1S26120 (LHD) Designer: Malcolm Sayer