Jaguar E-Type to celebrate 50 years

Jaguar is set to celebrate the 50th anniversary of its E-Type at this year's British Hill Climb Championship at Shelsley Walsh in Worcestershire.

Upon its release in 1961, the Jaguar E-Type was described as "the world's most beautiful car" by Enzo Ferrari, the founder of the famous Italian motor company.

The anniversary celebrations event, scheduled to be held on June 4 and 5, will feature competitive classes and demonstration runs of historic Jaguar racing models.

Jaguar will also be celebrating the 60th anniversary of C-Type's Le Mans win at the weekend event.

Jaguar Heritage is expected to bring six of the most iconic cars from its museum, including C and D-Types that won the famous Le Mans 24-hour race no less than five times for Jaguar.

The British Hill Climb Championship will see cars hitting speeds of more than 140mph.

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