1965 Jaguar E-Type SI

4.2 Liter Series 1 Roadster

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1965
  • Mileage 
    8 500 mi / 13 680 km
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Restored
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Carmen Red
  • Interior colour 
    Beige
  • Interior type 
    Leather
  • Number of doors 
    2
  • Number of seats 
    2
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Red
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

1965 JAGUAR E-TYPE 4.2 LITER SERIES 1 ROADSTER:
--Carmen Red with Tan leather interior, Tan carpeting, Black convertible top, Documented restoration by UK Jaguar specialists, limited mileage since, 4.2 liter engine, 4-speed manual gearbox, Chrome wire wheels, Matching Numbers, Exceptionally well serviced, Long-term ownership, Jaguar Heritage Trust Certificate.

According to the accompanying Heritage certificate, this numbers matching E-Type was dispatched from the factory on May 20th, 1965 and sold through Jaguar Cars of New York.

This E-Type is a matching numbers example that has been collector owned for quite some time. It received a no expense spared restoration in the 1990s by Jaguar specialists, Mill Lane Engineering of Surrey, England. Upon completion, this E-type was the cover car and subject of a road test for the June 1994 Classic and Sports Car magazine.

The previous owner purchased the E-type in 2003 and has enjoyed every moment of its ownership. Always maintained and serviced regardless of cost, this E-Type has always been cared for properly.

Recently, this E-Type has received a complete servicing from Autosport Designs, Inc. The servicing included all fluids and filters, rebuilding the carburetors, rebuilding the air conditioning with new condenser and update to R134a, new fuel pump and filter, new clutch, rechromed front bumpers, new interior, new convertible soft top and the fresh, brand new interior and trunk compartment.

A recent road test attests to the car performing flawlessly in every way, and it is indeed ready for immediate use and enjoyment. Included with the sale are all recent service records, documented restoration records, tool kit, jack, wheel hammer, spare wheel and its Jaguar Heritage Trust Certificate.