|4.2 Jaguar E-Type|
|Open Two Seater|
|Left Hand Drive|
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Record Creation: Entered on 19 February 2013.
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2014-01-17 03:25:45 | XKE Data writes:
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2013-02-19 10:04:28 | pauls writes:
Ebay item 2/19/13
Current bid $37,600 reserve pricenot met, 31 bids 1 day left in auction. Complete VIN on this car is J691R7088. 20k miles.
CALIFORNIA 1969 JAGUAR XKE OTS (OPEN TWO SEAT) 4.2 ROADSTER HAS BEEN ON THE COAST OF CALIFORNIA FOR AT LEAST 20 YEARS (YES RECORDS ARE INCLUDED)
BELIEVED TO BE A 4 OWNER CAR
ODOMETER READS 20300 AND WE ARE SELLING AS EXEMPT BUT DOESN'T APPEAR TO BE 120300 MILES (YES THE ODOMETER FUNCTIONS)
APPROX 4000 MILES SINCE MECHANCIAL RESTORATION AT THAT TIME ENGINE WAS REBUILT AS THE EUROPEAN VERSION WITH THE 9.1 COMPRESSION GOLD HEADAND TRIPLE SU CARBS (APPROX 265 BHP)
4 SPEED MANUAL GEAR BOX AND PERFORMS EXCELLENT
ONE OF THE OWNERS WAS AN EMPLOYEE OF XKS UNLIMITED AND DID THE MECHANICAL RESTORATION
SHE IS VERY FAST AND LOTS OF FUN
PAINT APPEARS TO BE LIKE PRIMROSE YELLOW OR CREAM BEIGE AND IS A 10 FOOTER (CLOSE INSPECTION WILL REVEAL A FEW CHIPS AND MINOR DINGS ETC)
INTERIOR IS BLACK LEATHER SHOWING A LITTLE PATINA BUT IN VERY GOOD ORIGINAL CONDITION
STAINLESS STEEL EXHAUST SYSTEM
POWDER COATED FRAME
FACTORY TOOL KIT
ORIGINAL OWNERS MANUAL AND POUCH
1000'S OF DOLLARS IN RECEPTS INC RECENT FOR ALMOST $6000!
THIS IS A GREAT CALIFORNIA "EXCELLENT DRIVER" THAN YOU CAN DRIVE ANYWHERE AND BE PROUD OF, NOT A PERFECT JCNA SHOW CAR BUT NEITHER IS THE ASKING PRICE
2013-12-31 14:01:42 | pauls writes:
Car to be at auction 1/14
1968 Jaguar E-Type 4.2-Liter Series II Roadster
US$ 80,000 - 100,000
€58,000 - 73,000
Chassis no. 1R 7088
Engine no. 7R 1208-9
*Long history of California ownership
*Matching numbers example
*Originally delivered to California
*Sparingly driven in recent years
*Recent paint and brand new interior
Built on August 14, 1968 according to factory records, this charming E-Type Open Two Seater was dispatched just over one month later to Jaguar Cars, New York, eventually finding its first owner out West, a Mr. Edwin Gabay of Glendale, California. It appears the Jaguar remained on the West Coast; its prior owner, of Big Bear, California, acquired the car in 1998 and was under the impression he was only the car's third owner. Apparently a garage queen for many years, the Jaguar has been driven sparingly since then.
Originally finished in Daimler Silver Grey over black upholstery with a matching black top, this left-hand-drive Roadster is understood to have had its engine and drivetrain rebuilt during 1997-1998 and has seen few miles since. The matching numbers engine is reportedly the high-compression European-spec version with the gold head and triple SU carburetors in place of (American spec) twin Strombergs.
In recent years, the Jaguar was finished in the period-correct shade of primrose yellow that it currently wears, and a new black leather interior has just been installed. Offered with a tool kit and an extensive file of receipts documenting its restoration, this lovely Series II E-Type is an attractive example of the breed, boasting a long history of California ownership.