Years of Manufacture: 1961 - 1964

Number Produced: 7,827

Chassis Number Range: 850,001 - 850,943 (RHD) / 875,001 - 881,887 (LHD)

Designer: Malcolm Sayer

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Jaguar E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster (3.8ltr) Original Colours

Back to E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 1 (3.8ltr)

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

PAINT COLOUR INTERIOR TRIM COLOUR OPTIONS
Indigo Red, Light Blue
Carmen Red Biscuit Light Tan, Red, Black
British Racing Green Suede Green, Beige, Tan, Biscuit Light Tan
Pearl Dark Blue, Red
Opalescent Dark Blue Dark Blue, Red
Opalescent Gunmetal Dark Blue, Light Blue, Red, Beige
Opalescent Dark Green Suede Green, Beige, Tan, Biscuit Light Tan
Opalescent Silver Grey Red, Light Blue, Dark Blue, Grey
Imperial Maroon Tan
Cream Cream, Red, Black
Opalescent Silver Blue Grey, Dark Blue
Sherwood Green Suede Green, Biscuit Light Tan, Tan
Black Red, Grey, Tan, Biscuit Light Tan
Cotswold Blue Dark Blue
Mist Grey Red
Bronze Beige, Red, Tan
Claret Beige
Sand Black, Beige
Opalescent Maroon Maroon, Beige
Pale Primrose Black, Beige

Piping –

Note that Jaguar E-Type (XK-E) models featured Piping made in the same colour as the main trim colour.

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 (XK-E) Roadster / Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Drop-Head Coupe (3.8ltr) Series 1 Original Colours supplied by John Skinner Ltd:

Colour names refer to internal John Skinner Ltd colour names, not the names Jaguar originally used for these colours.

Please request a sample for final colour confirmation as these images may be misleading.

E Type Open Two-Seater Series 1 (3.8ltr) Trim Panels

Complete Trim Kit

E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 1 (3.8ltr) Complete Trim Kit

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Materials: Leather, Vinyl, Wool, Hardura, Felt, Moquette, Hardboard, Millboard, Foam, Metal, 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 3.8 litre Series 1 – Flat Floor and Non Flat Floor models.
  • Includes items 01 to 22 listed below.
  • Does not include items listed as “Optional Extra” – such as the Seat Foam Paddings + Woodwork, moulded Dash Top Panel, Aluminium Dash and Console Kit, Jack Bag, and Tool Roll kit.

A Post Footwell Panels

E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 1 (3.8ltr) A Post Footwell Panels

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Materials: Hardura

  • Pre-cut and edged felt backed Hardura Tuffelt material to fit your Footwell “A” Post panels.
  • Pre-marked hole for the optional external bonnet release.

Door Panels: Main

E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 1 (3.8ltr) Door Panels: Main

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Materials: Leather, Vinyl, Hardboard, Foam, Piping

  • Material covered Hardboard + 3mm Foam Door Panels.
  • Does NOT include Chrome parts.
  • Includes Piping along sloped front edge of Door Panel, “As Original” for the 3.8ltr models only.
  • Includes pre-cut holes for fixing.

Upper Door Top Roll Re-Trim Kit

E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 1 (3.8ltr) 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

E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 1 (3.8ltr) 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.

Underdash Millboard Panels

E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 1 (3.8ltr) Underdash Millboard Panels

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Materials: Millboard

  • Pre-cut millboard panels for re-trimming your under dash wiring area.
  • To be used in conjunction with the Underdash Hardura Panels.
  • Originally supplied in Black.

Underdash Hardura Panels

E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 1 (3.8ltr) Underdash Hardura Panels

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Materials: Hardura

  • Pre-cut & edged Hardura Tuffelt panels for covering the wiring underneath the Dash area.
  • To be used in conjunction with the Underdash Millboard Panels.
  • Originally supplied in Black. Other colours are available.

Windscreen Frame Re-Trim Kit

E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 1 (3.8ltr) Windscreen Frame Re-Trim Kit

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Materials: Leather, Vinyl

  • Pre-cut loose Leathercloth for re-trimming your Windscreen Pillar areas.
  • Black “As Original”.

Closing Rebate Panels

E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 1 (3.8ltr) Closing Rebate Panels

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Materials: Leather, Vinyl, Metal

  • Material covered pre-formed twisted metal panels for the rebate area.
  • Situated on the B Post area where the Door closes.

Quarter Panels

E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 1 (3.8ltr) Quarter Panels

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Materials: Leather, Vinyl, Foam, Metal

  • Material covered pre-formed metal panels for the Quarter / B Post Panels.
  • 3mm foam padding.
  • Includes pre-cut and trimmed hole for the Hood Frame mechanism.
  • Includes pre-cut loose material to re-trim the body section situation behind the hole.

 

Wheel Arch Re-Trim Kit Covers

E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 1 (3.8ltr) Wheel Arch Re-Trim Kit Covers

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Materials: Moquette, Foam

  • Pre-cut materials & 3mm foam for re-trimming your Wheelarch area.
  • Made in Moquette as original for the 3.8ltr model. Note that the later 4.2ltr models changed to Vinyl / Ambla in this area.

Hood Frame Pivot Cover Panels

E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 1 (3.8ltr) Hood Frame Pivot Cover Panels

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Materials: Leather, Vinyl, Metal

  • Material covered pre-formed metal panels for the Hood Frame Pivot Panel area.
  • Includes pre-cut holes for the Hood Frame fixings.

Light Area Cover Panels

E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 1 (3.8ltr) Light Area Cover Panels

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Materials: Leather, Vinyl, Metal

  • Material covered pre-formed metal panels for the Rear Bulkhead Light Area Panel area.
  • Includes pre-cut fixings holes.

Rear Bulkhead Panel

E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 1 (3.8ltr) Rear Bulkhead Panel

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Materials: Hardura

  • Pre-cut and edged felt backed Hardura material to fit your Rear Bulkhead area.
  • Suitable for the S1 3.8ltr Flat Floor models only – covers Lower Bulkhead area also.

Rear Bulkhead Panel (Non FF)

E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 1 (3.8ltr) Rear Bulkhead Panel (Non FF)

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Materials: Hardura

  • Pre-cut and edged felt backed Hardura material to fit your Rear Bulkhead area.
  • Suitable for the S1 3.8ltr Non Flat Floor model.

Lower Rear Bulkhead Re-Trim Kit

E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 1 (3.8ltr) Lower Rear Bulkhead Re-Trim Kit

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Materials: Moquette, Foam

  • Pre-cut loose Moquette & 3mm Foam for re-trimming your Lower Bulkhead area.
  • This part sits below the main Rear Bulkhead panel.
  • Suitable for the S1 3.8ltr Non Flat Floor model.

 

Boot Side Panels

E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 1 (3.8ltr) 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 (Flat Floor)

E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 1 (3.8ltr) Boot Back Panel (Flat Floor)

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Materials: Leather, Vinyl, Millboard

  • Pre-cut Millboard panel, covered in materials, to fit to your Boot / Trunk Back Panel area.
  • Originally supplied in Biscuit Light Tan. Other colours are available.
  • Suitable for the S1 3.8ltr Flat Floor models only.

Boot Back Panel (Non FF)

E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 1 (3.8ltr) Boot Back Panel (Non FF)

Illustration Reference: 16

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.
  • Suitable for the S1 3.8ltr Non Flat Floor model only.

Glove Box

E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 1 (3.8ltr) Glove Box

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Materials: Millboard, Flocked Paper

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

Dash Top Panel

E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 1 (3.8ltr) Dash Top Panel

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Materials: Moulded Plastic

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

 

***Optional Extra***

Dash & Console Aluminium Kit

E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 1 (3.8ltr) Dash & Console Aluminium Kit

Illustration Reference: 24

Materials: Metal

  • Pre-cut and formed Aluminium Dash Board and Centre Console Kit.
  • To be used in conjunction with the material Centre Console Re-Trim Kit.
  • Suitable for the early Series 1, 3.8ltr models. The later models featured all material versions.

 

 

***Optional Extra***

Trim Panel Fixing Kit

E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 1 (3.8ltr) 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.

E Type Open Two-Seater Series 1 (3.8ltr) Seat Covers & Hardware

Front "Bucket" Seat Cover Kit

E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 1 (3.8ltr) Front

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Materials: Leather, Vinyl, Moquette, Foam, Scrim

  • Fully Sewn material covers for Re-Trimming the Front Seat Cushions and Backrests.
  • Includes sewn in scrim for attaching to the Seat Padding Foams.
  • Suitable for the Series One 3.8ltr “Bucket” Seat style.
  • Includes Moquette Backrest backs as per original specification.
  • Includes loose material for the Seat Frame Surrounds.

Seat Cushion Paddings

E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 1 (3.8ltr) Seat Cushion Paddings

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Materials: Foam

  • Pre-cut & glued Foams for the Front Seat Cushions.

 

***Optional Extra***

Seat Backrest Paddings

E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 1 (3.8ltr) Seat Backrest Paddings

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Materials: Felt, Foam

  • Pre-cut & glued Foams for the Front Seat Backrests.

 

***Optional Extra***

Front Seat Wood Tacking Kit

E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 1 (3.8ltr) 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***

Ctr Console Re-Trim Kit (Early)

E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 1 (3.8ltr) Ctr Console Re-Trim Kit (Early)

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Materials: Leather, Vinyl, Foam, Piping

  • Pre-cut loose & sewn Vinyl & Leather & 3mm foam for re-trimming your Centre Console area.
  • Includes a replacement Leather Gear Lever (Boot) Gaitor.
  • Includes Piping section for filling in slot around Radio Panel.
  • To be used in conduction with the Aluminium Dashboard & Centre Console Kit.
  • Suitable for the early Series 1, 3.8ltr models. The later models featured all material versions.

 

Ctr Console Re-Trim Kit (Late)

E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 1 (3.8ltr) Ctr Console Re-Trim Kit (Late)

Illustration Reference: 21

Materials: Leather, Vinyl, Hardboard, Foam, Piping

  • 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.
  • Includes Piping section for filling in slot around Radio Panel & Console sides.
  • Suitable for the late Series 1, 3.8ltr and all 4.2ltr models. The earlier models featured an Aluminium Dash & Console Kit.

 

Tool Storage Roll

E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 1 (3.8ltr) 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

E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 1 (3.8ltr) 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

E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 1 (3.8ltr) 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

E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 1 (3.8ltr) Seat Clips

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Materials: Metal

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

 

***Optional Extra***

E Type Open Two-Seater Series 1 (3.8ltr) Carpets & Flooring

Carpet Set (Flat Floor)

E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 1 (3.8ltr) Carpet Set (Flat Floor)

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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 pre-sewn Hardura pocket on back of Left Gearbox Side Carpet, as original.
  • Includes pre-cut loose material to re-cover your Cross Members.
  • Suitable for the Series 1, 3.8ltr Flat Floor model only.

Underfelt Kit (Flat Floor)

E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 1 (3.8ltr) Underfelt Kit (Flat Floor)

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Materials: Felt

  • Pre-cut Felt Sound Proofing for under the carpets.
  • Suitable for the Series 1, 3.8ltr Flat Floor model only.

Carpet Set (Non Flat Floor)

E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 1 (3.8ltr) Carpet Set (Non Flat Floor)

Illustration Reference: 06

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 pre-sewn Hardura pocket on back of Left Gearbox Side Carpet, as original.
  • Features “D” shaped Heelpad on the Left Hand Gearbox Transmission Side, for LHD models only.
  • Suitable for the Series 1, 3.8ltr Non Flat Floor model.

Underfelt Kit

E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 1 (3.8ltr) Underfelt Kit

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Materials: Felt

  • Pre-cut Felt Sound Proofing for under the carpets.
  • Suitable for the Series 1, 3.8ltr Non Flat Floor models.

Underseat Panels (Flat Floor)

E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 1 (3.8ltr) Underseat Panels (Flat Floor)

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Materials: Hardura

  • Pre-cut and edged felt backed Hardura material to fit your “A” Post panels.
  • Suitable for the Flat Floor Series 1, 3.8ltr model.

Underseat Panels (Non FF)

E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 1 (3.8ltr) Underseat Panels (Non FF)

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Materials: Hardura

  • Pre-cut and edged felt backed Hardura material to fit your “A” Post panels.
  • Suitable for the Non Flat Floor Series 1, 3.8ltr model.

Boot Mat

E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 1 (3.8ltr) 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.

 

Carpet Fixing Kit

E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 1 (3.8ltr) Carpet Fixing Kit

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Materials: Moulded Plastic

  • Fixing clips used to attach your Carpet Set to the bodywork of your car.