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12 - 13 June 2021 - Shelsley Walsh 

CELEBRATING 60 YEARS since the LAUNCH of the E-TYPE and the SPECTACULAR 'SWINGING SIXTIES’

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Photo courtesy of Paul & Jodie Case

The 60th anniversary of the
Jaguar E-type was celebrated in fine style as around 400 E-types, their owners, sixty specialist exhibitors and enthusiastic visitors gathered for E-type 60. The event, sponsored by
SNG Barratt Group and Twyford Moors, was held under the sunniest skies of the year at the historic and spectacular
Shelsley Walsh motorsport setting.

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Photo courtesy of Paul & Jodie Case

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Our film partner Berlinetta Films brought the weekend’s activities back into sharp focus, capturing the significant moments of what was an exceptional gathering of E-types. 

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ORGANISED

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E-TYPE 60 GALLERY

Visit the E-type 60 event photo gallery.

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LATEST EVENT NEWS

Visit this page for the latest updates and news on E-type 60.

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Above film courtesy of E-type 60 film partner, Berlinetta Films.

Yes. - it was fantastic. I could only make the Saturday and had a great drive over with a few of the W Midlands members who similarly enjoyed the day. Thanks for helping to arrange it all - it was very memorable.

 Martin Andrews (E-type Club Rep)

Thank you to all of you for putting together a fabulous weekend from all of us in Lancashire & Cumbria Regions of the E-type & XK Clubs.

 

I have had very positive feedback from the members who attended and we look forward to similar national events in the future.

 

Keep up the good work, it's really appreciated.

 

Best regards

 

Nigel Walker (E-type Club Rep)

Good morning to y’all,

 

A note to congratulate you on a marvellous event at Shelsley Walsh.

 

I thoroughly enjoyed the whole weekend, splendid cars, glorious weather, seamless organisation and most importantly charming people. Everyone I met either here at the hotel or wandering around the event were enjoying the day and interesting to chat to.

 

I know there is always lots of clearing up etc to do after an event like this, however I hope you have a chance to take a rest which you thoroughly deserve!

 

Please pass my thanks to the rest of your team.

 

Best wishes,

 

Martin  (XK Club Rep)

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Jaguar’s E2A, the prototype race car built to compete at Le Mans in 1960, driven up the historic hillclimb course at Shelsley Walsh by Chris Keith-Lucas of CKL Developments. The E2A’s significance, as the crucial development link between D- and E-type, goes far beyond its mixed race results – a Jaguar motorsport jewel and an historical marvel. Video by Berlinetta Films.

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Above film courtesy of E-type 60 film partner, Berlinetta Films.

E-type History & Style

For many the E-type is simply the most beautiful car ever produced. They top every poll.

Jaguar’s heritage is second to none with seven Le Mans wins (five in the 50s and two in the 60s), international rally successes, record-breaking, race wins on every continent and a loyal following in Hollywood with many of the biggest stars of the day.  

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In 1961, Jaguar launched the E-type sports car at the Geneva Motor Show. The car on the Show stand and the two Press cars, 9600 HP and 77 RW, would not be seen together again until their incredible reunion at at E-type 60 at Shelsley Walsh in July 2021. Video by Berlinetta Films.

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Above film courtesy of E-type 60 film partner, Berlinetta Films.

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Photoshoot cars provided by Eagle

1960s' Style

Traders specialising in 1960s' trends. Enjoy entertainment in 1960s' style. Appreciate art representing the sea-change in design.

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The final E-type to leave the factory, celebrated here in all its V12 open two-seater glory at Shelsley Walsh. Power and elegance defined. Video by Berlinetta Films.

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Above film courtesy of E-type 60 film partner, Berlinetta Films.

To many the E-type is simply the greatest sports car of all time. It has everything: sensuous sculptural beauty, allied to superb performance, as proven by its successful career on the race track, and, above all, is a fantastically enjoyable car to drive and utterly usable. This beauty is no prima donna.

 

Our 'E-type 60' event in June at Shelsley Walsh Hillclimb was designed to be a fitting tribute to the sensational E-type and a fabulous celebration of the car and the period into which it was born, a period when people and cars could be free spirits.

Charity Partner

Hope for Tomorrow is a dedicated charity, bringing cancer care closer to patients’ homes via Mobile Cancer Care Units (MCCUs) which they provide to NHS Trusts across the country. During this global health crisis, cancer patients are among the most vulnerable members of society. Hope for Tomorrow and their Mobile Cancer Care Units (MCCUs) allow patients to receive their treatments in a local and safe environment. Each unit costs £198 per day to run. Personal 1-2-1 care is the focus of nursing staff, creating a safe and secure environment which helps to reassure those receiving treatment. 

Media Partner

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The original racing magazine since 1924: News & insight on F1, MotoGP, sports cars, historic motor sport and more. Home to the award-winning podcasts.

Film Partner

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Exceptional automotive films for owners, trade and brands.

 

The local charity we are supporting for E-type 60 is:

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Midlands Air Ambulance Charity is responsible for funding and operating three air ambulance helicopters and two critical care cars serving the communities of six Midlands counties: Gloucestershire, Herefordshire, Shropshire, Staffordshire, the West Midlands and Worcestershire. This constitutes the largest air ambulance operating region in the UK. The charity also provides secondary cover to surrounding areas, such as Warwickshire and Mid Wales.