● Desired Series II Comfort And Reliability
● Iconic 1960s Jaguar XKE
● Perfect Long Range Tourer
Chassis Number: 1R10394
Decoded: 1R=Series II; 10=Left Hand Drive Open Two Seater; 394=Serial Number
Engine: 4.2 Liter DOHC Straight-Six Engine
Dual Zenith Stromberg side-draft carburetors / 245 bhp
All-Synchro 4-Speed Manual Transmission
Four Wheel Power Disk Brakes
The Model : The E-Type Jaguar took the motoring world by storm in 1961 with sleek lines and staggering performance at a fraction of the price of similarly performing Ferraris and Aston Martins. Jaguar continuously improved the E-Type’s safety and drivability. The Series II was comprehensively updated realization of Malcolm Sayers’ legendary design. The Series II is the perfect choice for a useable classic with better seating and improved safety features over the early cars. The cooling issues of the early cars were resolved by a larger water pump and wider air intake. Stopping power also improved with the advent of larger Girling disc brakes. All of these improvements resulted in a car that is a superior choice for the owner wishing to enjoy all-day touring in a car that is well-suited to modern road conditions.
The Car: This beautifully presented E-Type shows striking burgundy paint and an outstanding black leather interior. Already an outstanding choice as a reliable and comfortable tourer, the addition of the rare optional headrests and sun visors add to the appeal that make Series II E-Types the perfect choice for owners who want a truly useable classic car. Redline radials further modernize handling and are paired with outstanding chrome wire knockoff wheels. Discerning buyers have caught on to the value that these Series II cars represent. With limited miles since its upgrades that included a colormatched burgundy top, this E-Type is ready for the road and is certain to be a welcome entry at any vintage event.