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(VIN: 1R25974), New to our inventory! 1969 Jaguar XKE Coupe with only 46,400 original miles. Sold new in Louisville to a
longtime client of Buxton Motorsports who I spoke to yesterday it has remained in the Midwest it's entire life - owned by
the most recent owner since 1985. Finished in Cotswold Blue over Dark Blue leather with a manual trans and a/c this
Jaguar shows beautifully and is collector quality. Drives great - will
soon be inspected and serviced and available for purchase!!
MORE INFORMATION COMING SOON!!
Carmen Red with a Black convertible top, Black leather and carpet, JT5-BW 5-spd. transmission, 69,640
indicated miles. This Jaguar was purchased by a local physician 12/02/2002 from the 2nd owner in Huntersville, NC.
It was in need of new floorpans and structural repair, which it received in 3-phases from March 2003 to May 2005 (in 2-
phases), plus routine maintenance and service since. We have the Jaguar Heritage Certificate and report, which shows
that this Jaguar is correctly presented today as it was assembled in 1965, with the exception of the updated transmission.
Heritage Report Information:
Make & Model: Jaguar E-type Series 1 4.2L convertible
Body Style: Open two-seater, left hand drive
Date of Manufacture: 15 October 1964
Chassis #: 1E 10171
Engine #: 7E 1371-9
Body #: 4E 1195
Gearbox #: EJ 404
Ext. Paint Color: Carmen Red
Interior Trim Color: Black
Hood (soft top) Color: Black
Original Distributor: Jaguar Cars, New York, USA
Original Dealer: Personal Export Delivery
Date of Dispatch: 11 November 1964
First Owner: W.D. Roose
Registration Mark: DRW 240 B (Coventry)
Phase I (June 2003) this Jaguar was completely disassembled and received new full floorpans, front lower bulkhead
frame rails with all new insulation material and sill foam. Every
part of this car was taken apart & cleaned, repaired
or replaced. It has received: complete brake system service incl. rebuilt front and rear calipers and new pads / rotors,
wheel bearings, brake lines, etc. All hoses, seals, gaskets and bushings were inspected and replaced as required;
engine and trans mounts were replaced, the steering column was overhauled with a new u-joint assembly & bushings;
new wiring harnesses and ignition kit with new spark plugs. Suspension service incl. all new shocks and springs, new
bushings and sleeves. The car was completely repainted in the correct factory color. All wiring behind the dash was
gone through and cleaned up and a new ignition switch and alternator were installed. At this time a new stereo system
was installed incl. Blaupunkt head unit and speakers, MTX amps and a full custom install. A Moto-Lita wood steering
wheel was also installed at this time.
Phase II (May 2005) included a new convertible top and the installation of a JT5-BW 5-spd. transmission, an alloy
flywheel with new clutch and a gear reduction starter motor. The engine compartment was dressed up with polished
bright work valve covers, carb tops, ft breather cover, intake manifold and thermostat housing. The car also received
a full service at this time incl. plugs, cap and rotor, ignition wires and loom, valve adjustment and all fluids and filters.
An updated alloy radiator was installed and oil pan gaskets were replaced along with re-jetting the carbs. All of the
aforementioned work was performed by Jaguars Unlimited of Highland Park, IL.
Phase III (June 2005 - present) was performed locally by independent repair facility Foreign Performance and included
routine maintenance and general repairs as needed, incl. new ball joints, fuel pump, etc. The body is now completely
rust free and the car is a joy to drive. Receipts for the aforementioned work total over $66,590.00.
Sports Car Market currently shows Series 1 values ranging from $167,200.00 to $324,500.00 and rising.
This Jaguar XKE has been lovingly cared for by it's most recent physician owner and it received a complete driver
quality restoration over the course of 2 years. It has always been garaged under his ownership and was driven on
a regular basis. From the paperwork and photos the car does not appear to have ever been in any type of accident.
The body and engine and options are all original and correct to this XKE. The transmission was upgraded so that
the car was more enjoyable to drive. This Jaguar was repainted during the restoration in the original exterior color,
and shows the expected amount of normal wear from street usage. The paint is excellent and has a beautiful deep
shine. The glass is original and very nice with only light wiper marks on what appear to be the original windshield.
The interior is exceptionally nice and the carpeting and interior trim is all excellent, the convertible top & headliner
are as-new. The chrome is original and was not refinished with the bodywork and paint. This XKE starts easily,
even cold, and drives well. While it is not in show condition, it would make a perfect driver or local show and shine
entry, or a great basis for a complete and total restoration. Photos will give you a better idea of the condition of this
vehicle, so please request them! New MSRP of approx. $5,700.00.
Included with this vehicle:
Good service / maintenance and ownership history
Photo documentation of body repair and restoration
Black boot cover
Jaguar Heritage documents
Series 1 production from 1961 - 1967: 31,699
3.8L Production from 1961-1964: 15,498 (7,828 roadsters and 7,670 fixed-head coupes)
4.2L Production from 1965-1967: 16,201 (6,751 roadsters, 5,832 fixed-head coupes, and 3,618 2+2 coupes)
Total Jaguar Production for 1965: 3,993
Jaguar E-Type DOHC 4.2 Litre Open Two-Seater (8:1 opt. compression ratio)
Spark ignition 4-stroke with 3 SDHD8 carburetors
Bore : 3.6 in | 92 mm. x Stroke : 4.2 in | 106 mm.
2-door convertible body type
RWD (rear-wheel drive), manual 4-speed gearbox
Petrol (gasoline) engine with displacement: 4,235 cm3 / 257.5 cui,
advertised power: 190.5 kW / 255 hp @ 5,400 rpm. / 259 PS ( gross ),
Torque net: 373 Nm / 275 lb-ft @ 4,000 rpm.
Length: 4,455 mm / 175.375 in.
Wheelbase: 2,438 mm / 96 in
Reference weights: base curb weight: 1,250 kg / 2,756 lbs, gross weight GVWR: 1,380 kg / 3,042 lbs
Fuel consumption average: 15.7 mpg
Fuel capacity: 64 liter / 16.9 U.S. gallons
Weight and front / rear distribution: 49.5% front, 50.5% rear.
Wheelbase: 8 ft, front track 4 ft 2 in, rear track 4 ft 2 in, length 14 ft 7 in, width 5 ft 6 in, height 4.25 ft.
Front suspension – fully independent – wishbone, torsion bar, anti-roll bar.
Rear suspension – fully independent – lower wishbone, upper driveshaft link, radius arms, coil springs, anti-roll bar.
Brakes – Dunlop discs, vacuum servo.
Front brakes: disc (279 mm / 11 in.)
Rear brakes: disc (254 mm / 10 in.)
Tires and wheels – Dunlop 6.40 x I6 RS5.
Picks: Overall an outstanding example of a 1965 E-type Jaguar. It could be a great driver / local show car
or the basis for a full restoration and serious national show circuit contender. It drives very well and all of the
electronics function as designed. The exterior is extremely clean with some under hood parking block scrapes
as the only mentionable paint flaw. The exterior chrome was not redone at the time the car was painted and
does show some pitting and normal patina. The interior upholstery, seats and carpeting and upholstery are
extremely nice with no real wear to mention. The engine compartment is very clean and detailed and the
trunk also shows very well. The wire rims are in very nice condition. The car runs and drives like a top -
fast and smooth! The mileage indicated is believed to be original. There are a lot of photos, including the
undercarriage, that will show the condition of the car, so please request and review them! Nothing else to
reasonably fault.! Photos show the condition so please request and review them.
Numerical Condition Evaluation:
(1 denotes Very Poor / Item needs replacement, 10 denotes Excellent / Showroom New)
CONV. TOP: 10
WINDSHIELD / GLASS: 9
INT. CARPETING: 9
SERVICE RECORDS / OWNERSHIP HISTORY: 7
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