EAGLE LOW DRAG GT: THE RETURN OF THE MOST BEAUTIFUL CAR IN THE WORLD
Enzo Ferrari, in his long career as a car manufacturer, has created a multitude of beautifully designed cars that are still milestones in automotive design today.
Yet the car he said was "the most beautiful ever built" was a Jaguar derived from the legendary E-Type, the 1962 Low Drag Coupe.
Designed as a competition version of the highly appreciated British sports car, the vehicle was based on a steel chassis covered with an aerodynamic aluminum body.
A 3.8 12V 300 bhp hexacylinder was mounted as the engine, managed by a five-speed manual gearbox and combined with rear-wheel drive.
Left in one copy, the Low Drag gave rise to the small series of Jaguar Lightweight E-Type built between 1963 and 1964 but many admirers of the British company would have liked a series production of the vehicle.
To remedy this, Eagle intervened in 2013, which created a modernized variant of the car called Low Drag GT.
Identical to the original Low Drag, the GT was completely assembled in an artisan way in about 6000 hours of work and implemented a new 4.7 24V hexacylinder engine of 310 hp which allowed it to reach the maximum speed of 265 km / h with acceleration from 0 to 100 km / h in 4.4 seconds.
In addition to the new engine, sports disc brakes built by AP Racing and Ohlins adjustable shock absorbers were also installed.
TEST DRIVE OF THE LOW DRAG GT
Sold at the figure of 730,000 Euros, the vehicle was also equipped with the most modern options including electric power steering, air conditioning, leather finishes and GPS.
Thank you to Valentina Zanola for the cooperation