Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1974
  • Mileage 
    61 997 km / 38 524 mi
  • Car type 
    Other
  • Lot number 
    38746145
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Location
  • Gearbox 
    Manual

Description

This classic car is for sale on Catawiki. To have more information or to place a bid click on the "BID NOW" button. .Don’t miss this opportunity and become the new owner of this timeless classic Jaguar E-type! This is a NO RESERVE PRICE AUCTION.

3 Generations of the Jaguar E-type (Jaguar XK-E) were built between 1961 and 1974. The E-type meant a revolution in the design, performance and handling of sports cars. The Jaguar E-type holds first place on the list of best sports cars of the 1960s.

The Series III, made from 1971 to 1974, was equipped with the new Jaguar 5.3 litre V12 along with improved brakes and standard power steering. The FHC was discontinued and the series 3 only remained available as an OTS convertible and as a 2+2 coupé. The OTS used the extended chassis of the 2+2. The series 3 stood out with a different radiator grille, rimmed wheel arches and V12 on the boot emblem.

This Jaguar is in very neat and original condition (the interior, engine and transmission are all original). The vehicle starts immediately, shifts smoothly and powerfully through all gears, idles nicely at 800 rpm and brakes properly. This Jaguar has beautiful wire wheels, stunning chrome and Regency Red lacquer which is still in neat condition.

The interior is in neat condition and has original Jaguar leather. Also a new soft-top has recently been fitted as well as all new springs. The original toolkit will be includes, which is a nice detail.

Furthermore, what makes this Jaguar popular is the fact that the car still has the original matching numbers engine (engine number on type plate and engine is 7S16722LA).

These Jaguar E-type convertibles are increasingly rising in terms of value. So don't wait too long and seize this opportunity to become the owner of this wonderful classic which many regard as the most beautiful car ever made.

Technical information:

Jaguar - E-Type 5.3L Series 3 Roadster / Convertible - 1974

Brand: Jaguar
Type: E-Type 5.3L Series 3 Roadster / Convertible
Year of manufacture: 1974
Colour: Regency Red
Engine and power: 5343 cm3 / 326 cui 264HP (top speed 242km/h) V12 (Matching numbers)
Fuel: Petrol
Transmission: Automatic transmission
Odometer reading: 61997 miles
Number of keys: 1
Margin: Yes (already imported to the Netherlands, VAT and import duties have been paid in full)
Documents / registration: USA title and European import documents
VIN: UE1S2565

OPTIONS:
- Central armrest
- Chrome-plated front bumper
- Chrome-plated grille
- Chrome-plated rear bumper
- Chrome-plated wheels
- Folding soft-top
- Complete spare wheel
- Leather upholstery
- Leather steering wheel
- Original toolkit
- Radio
- Tachometer

ADDITIONAL REMARK:
- The Jaguar’s paintwork is good but has some small chips at the doors which have been touched up. This only noticeable from up close.

ADDITIONAL REMARK:
- Soft-top recently replaced
- All of the springs recently replaced

This is a direct import from the USA, the car is offered without a technical inspection.

The car can be viewed and picked up in Schiedam, the Netherlands. All technical inspections, test drives, and viewings are possible prior to placing a bid. You may contact the auctioneer in case you have any questions.