The Italian Job
Jaguar World, Jaguar E-type Frua, November 2008
‘Starting the Frua's 4.2-litre is a moment to be savoured it fires with a sense of urgency and settles down to the XK engine's usual delicious growl. Once the four-speed manual gearbox is slotted into gear, it delivers a confident performance Coombes Jaguar may have only made minor modifications to the engine, but they were just enough to make the power delivery a littler crisper than the standard car's.’

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