1968 Jaguar E-Type Series 1.5 4.2 Fixed Head Coupe

1968 Jaguar E-Type

Make: Jaguar
Model: E-Type
Type: Coupe
Year: 1968
Mileage: 79232
VIN: 1E34866
Color: Opalescent Maroon
Cylinders: 6
Fuel: Gasoline
Transmission: 4 speed
Interior color: Black
Drive side: Left-hand drive
Vehicle Title: Clean
Item location: Oceanside, California, United States
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Description for Jaguar E-Type 1968

Description:

This 1968 Series 1.5 Jaguar E-Type is a very original car that has been under the same ownership for 10 years and has been regularly serviced and maintained by Jaguar professionals. The engine block stamping 7E14757-9 matches the engine number on the data plate and JDHT Certificate.Recently, the Coupe received a new brake booster and bleeding of the brakes in August of this year, along with a set of new motor mounts installed on July 4th, 2020, with all fluids being changed in 2020; in addition, the XKEs clutch was replaced 3 years ago, and the 185/70 Vredestein Sprint Classic tires and inner tubes were replaced in recent months. The car also features coveted knock off hubs on its 15” Jaguar wire wheels. The leather is all original, supple and free of tears, and the carpet was replaced with period correct carpet in recent years. Originally painted in Opalescent Maroon, the XKE was refinished in a custom metallic Maroon in recent years and presents very nicely in person and is complimented by an original Black interior. The E-Type also features a telescopic steering wheel, full instrumentation, a fully synchronized transmission, and dual fans for increased cooling ability. The E-Type comes complete with a Jaguar toolkit, along with a Jaguar Daimler Heritage Trust Certificate verifying its authenticity. The Series 1.5 is very similar to that of a Series 1, with an identical Body style, along with smaller style tail lights, parking lights and bumpers - all of which keep the classic Series 1 look and feel intact. This XKE example is a wonderful choice for the new classic Jaguar collector, or the enthusiast who is looking to experience an E-Type they can drive and enjoy now; the Coupe is full of beauty and curvaceous lines that complete a look that only an XKE can deliver. You now have a great opportunity to experience this Jaguar E-Type at a great price now, don't miss this opportunity, and bid with confidence!

History of the Series 1.5 XKE:

The E-Type Roadster presented here is an early 1968 model, it is one of the few E-Types that are today popularly known as Series I 1/2 cars as they utilize the open headlight bonnets but are otherwise are very similar to the Series I cars retaining the very favorable 4.2 liter engine. Inspiration from the D-Type is unmistakable, as the E-Type had a monocoque passenger compartment, a tube framed engine bay and a tilting hood. The XKE has four-wheel Dunlop disc brakes with the rear discs fitted next to the differential to reduce unsprung weight and, most importantly, fully independent suspension on all four wheels.