Car

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Jaguar

1962

XKE

3.8 Liter Six

$159,900
Body Style: Fixed Head Coupe
Exterior: Grey
Interior: Red

The Jaguar E-Type took the automotive world by storm upon its unveiling at the 1961 Geneva Motor Show and still continues to turn heads. Underneath its gorgeous, aerodynamic exterior were several state of the art features. Four wheel independent suspension along with four wheel disc brakes including inboard mounted in the rear. Rack-and-pinion steering provided ultra responsive steering and helped to make the E-type one of the best handling cars of the era. Power was initially provided by the 3.8 Litre straight-six from the XK150S. Producing 266 horsepower, the E-type was capable of more than 150 mph. These features made the E-type one of the most celebrated sports cars ever produced. Excellent power, great handling, great braking and the gorgeous style made the car a rival for even the most exotic cars Europe had to offer. With such timeless appeal and praised appearance, it is no wonder the Series 1 E-type remains one of the most sought-after collector cars. -STUNNING RESTORED CONDITION -RARE AND DESIRABLE EARLY SERIES 1 FIXED HEAD COUPE -REFINED UPGRADES -GORGEOUS FACTORY CORRECT COLOR COMBINATION -DOCUMENTATION INCLUDES OWNER’S MANUAL, JAGUAR -HERITAGE TRUST CERTIFICATE, -RECENTLY SERVICED -PERFORMS BETTER THAN NEW -READY TO BE SHOWN OR DRIVEN - OPTIONS INCLUDE: -BUCKET SEATS -WOOD RIMMED STEERING WHEEL -CHROME WIRE WHEELS -ELECTRIC POWER STEERING. The car has been the recipient of a full rotisserie restoration by Catz Automotive, a Jaguar marque specialist in Ohio. The quality of the restoration and the condition of this car cannot be overstated. Finished in its stunning color combination of Dark Grey over a Red leather interior. The Silver Grey paint in show quality and all the trim and rubber is in show condition. The Red leather interior is likewise in near new condition. The original engine was rebuilt and runs as designed; it makes great power and torque. The transmission shifts well and the car drives like new. This E-type benefits from a few modern upgrades that make the car more driveable. It features electric power steering (hidden so well that even an expert would have trouble seeing it) which can be removed if desired. The accompanying Jaguar Heritage Certificate documents that the car was completed at the Coventry works on August 6, 1962. In August 1962, this Jaguar was dispatched to New York where it was acquired by it first owner,C. Kochoff soon after. As one of the earlier coupes built for the North American market with left hand drive, this E-type is a highly sought-after example. A complete frame-off restoration was completed in 2005 with an emphasis on drivability and a meticulous attention to detail. Fanatical upkeep and maintenance has been employed since, ensuring that this E-type has been kept at high level both cosmetically and mechanically.

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