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Video: Rare Jaguar E-Type just misses $30m Ferrari 250 GTO

There’s a new contender for most expensive automotive near-miss in history following the Goodwood Revival event last week, with a Jaguar E-Type just avoiding a Ferrari 250 GTO.

As you’re probably well aware, the Jaguar E-Type is indeed an expensive, desirable piece of automotive folklore, but pales in comparison to the $30 million Ferrari 250 GTO it nearly cleaned up.

The driver of the Jaguar was a little over-eager into the entry of the corner, narrowly avoiding Jo Bamford’s 1963 Ferrari 250 GTO. The GTO has such a stratospheric asking price due to a limited production of just 39 units over two years between 1962-64.

Alexi is a contributing news journalist and junior road tester at PerformanceDrive. He has a passion and appreciation for the engineering in cars, as well as new technologies that lessen the impact on the environment. His dream cars are an M3 to drive to work, and a LaFerrari for the weekend.