European Motor Studio is very excited to offer this lovely highly original 1969 Jaguar E-Type Fixed Head Coupe fresh out of a 32 year ownership. Rolling off the Coventry Brown Lane factory on September 4, 1968 and dispatched October 24, 1968, this E-Type left the factory wearing Light Blue paint with a Dark Blue leather interior according to the accompanying Heritage Certificate. Having just come out of a 30 plus year ownership in Englewood CO, this matching numbers E-Type is a highly original car that has been extremely well cared for and stored over since new. Having covered only 46,000 miles since new, the beautiful Light Blue paint on this E-Type shows very well for its age showing minor imperfections. There is a small scrape right above the driver side rear wheel, a small ding in the lower driver side rocker, a few small stone chips in the front nose and a couple small chips on the rear passenger side quarter. All of the exterior chrome and trim is all original and shows some lite age but overall shows very well. The chrome wires look great and shined up nicely after a polish. The leather seats are all original with an excellent patina to them with some cracking but all together a nice broken in look and fee. The original wool headliner looks excellent with no stains or tears, the carpets are all original with two original black rubber Jaguar mats. The dash and center console are original and in very good condition. The matching numbers 4.2 liter straight six engine has just undergone a major tune up with fully rebuilt carbs, new fuel pump, new plugs, wires, points, distributor, cap and rotor replacing the originals. New engine seals have just been replaced along with new front upper and lower ball joints and tie rod ends also replacing the originals. The engine runs incredibly strong and pulls very well through all of the gears. Excellent smooth power comes from the straight six and all four gears are smooth and easy to shift. The clutch feels excellent with no signs of slippage. The brakes feel solid with no noises or fading. The steering and suspension feel very good and solid, free from any noises or looseness. All of the electronics are operating as they should including all of the gauges, exterior lights, interior lights, dash lights and all of the switches. The original radio is also operating. The body of this E-Type is very straight and solid. There are no signs of any prior damage or signs of repair. There is no rust in the body or in the undercarriage, just a very original looking undercarriage. Accompanying the sale of this lovely E-Type Coupe is the original spare tire, original keys, Jaguar Heritage Certificate, original service receipts and some old registration cards.
Classic Motor Cars is a restoration business in Bridgnorth, UK, that specializes in rebuilding Jaguar E-types. “We work on E-types every day of the week,” said managing director Nigel Woodward. “Owners are constantly asking for extras for their cars like bespoke picnic hampers and luggage or specific upgrades. It occurred to me that we should […]
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