Jaguar XKE E type 1973 V12 serie 3 2+2 Coupe AUTOMATIC

1973 Jaguar E-Type

Make: Jaguar
Model: E-Type
Type: Coupe
Year: 1973
Mileage: 80000
VIN: 1s72028bw
Color: Green
Engine: v12 5.3L
Cylinders: 12
Fuel: Gasoline
Transmission: Automatic
Drive type: RWD
Interior color: Black
Drive side: Left-hand drive
Vehicle Title: Clean
Item location: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Air Conditioning
Leather Seats

Description for Jaguar E-Type 1973

The 1973 model year marked the end of an era for Jaguar, as it was one of the final production year for the E-Type, wich ended in 197, one of Jaguars most celebrated post-war models. Throughout its transition from the Series I 3.8-liter inline-six to the Series III powered by a 5.3-liter V-12, the E-Type had remained an icon of British engineering and design. Over the E-Types 13 years of production, it had evolved into a comfortable grand tourer, and the V-12 cars were the pinnacle of that evolution. The addition of a V-12 engine over the earlier straight-six meant an increase in available power. Other mechanical changes included a new suspension and wider track.

Its combination of beauty, high performance, and competitive pricing established the E-Type as an icon of the motoring world. The car's claimed 150 mph top speed, sub-seven-second 0 to 60 mph acceleration, monocoque construction, disc brakes, rack-and-pinion steering and independent front and rear suspension distinguished the car and spurred industry-wide changes..

Twelve-cylinder E-Types are praised by enthusiasts for the power and torque provided by their engines, and they are excellent long-distance drivers. This Series III E-Type 2+2 represents excellent value for the money, as it combines one of the 20th centurys best automotive designs with the history that only a V-12-powered European coupe can provide.

The striking look of the factory wire wheels set this XKE apart from the rest and the automatic transmission makes the car a joy to drive in the city, country or on the highway making it a female friendly and comfortable driver. This is a proper example and is a pleasure to drive and even show, if desired.

There are many E-Types on the market but you will rarely find a V-12 XKE in such good cosmetic and mechanic condition that is all sorted out with over $25k Canadian at our cost in mechanical reconditioning making this one ready to enjoy immediately upon delivery. If you have never experienced a 1973 V-12 E-Type Jaguar with the magnificent sound coming from the 4 tailpipes right behind you then you owe it to yourself to do so and call us to discuss this mazing sportscar that even Enzo Ferrari said upon seeing it for the first time at the Geneva auto show in 1961 that the Jaguar E-Type is the most beautiful car ever made. Please call us for a complete walk around description as well as a on the spot facetime video.

The E-Type was based on Jaguar's D-Type racing car, which had won the 24 Hours of Le Mans three consecutive years beginning 1955 and employed what was, for the early 1960s, a novel racing design principle: a front subframe carrying the engine, front suspension and front bodywork bolted directly to the body tub. No ladder frame chassis, common at the time, was needed and the first cars weighed only 2,900 pounds.

Dressed now in British racing green liver, car was born in re, colour was changed by the previous owner, who was a professional car painter . The car’s paint and trim are in overall excellent condition with minor blemishes. Black Connolly leather with a nice patin, almost like the confortable chersterfield you have at home . The car’s windows, including the rear window with a defroster grid, and lights are in very good order while the body is solid and straight; the engine bay extremely tidy, the battery looks good, the cargo area is in very good condition. The car’s chrome bumpers, complete with front overriders, are also in very good condition. Car start and drives as it should . These cars are a very good investmen, you get a lot of car for the money . Values are rising rapidly for goo, clean examples .

recent mechanical work

-4 brand new carburetors with linkages

-new gas tank with pum, , line, gasket and filters

-new brake booster and master

-5 new belts

-new electronic ignition system

-new coolant hoses

This car rides on Bridgestone Turanza radials, size 195-65-15 at every corner. Each tire is mounted to a wire wheel with OEM wheels . The tires have good tread depth and are in very good order, as are the wheels. There is a matching spare tire and wire wheel under the upholstered cargo floor.

• One of 7,297 examples made between 1971 and 1975

• Mechanical refresh in 2017-2019 25k $ (see bill in the pictures)

• 5.3L V-12 SOHC engine with quadruple sidedraft Zenith-Stromberg carburetors and electronic ignition

• Borg-Warner M12 three-speed automatic transmission and 3.54 gearing

• British racing green exterior with black leather interior with black trim

• Air-conditioning, power four-wheel disc brakes, power rack-and-pinion steering, independent front and rear suspension

• Wire wheels and front bumper overriders

I will assist with shipping and handling of the car . Buyer is responsible for cos, dutie, importation fees and any cost associated . Car is located in Montrea, Quebe, Canada .Will ship worldwide at your expense . Don't bid if you dont intend to go thru the transaction . Deposit is expected within 4 days from the end of auctio, full payment when transaction is complete, within 2 weeks from the end of auction . Do not hesitate to contact me with questions .