For Sale: 1966 Jaguar Series 1 in La Jolla, California

Vehicle Description

1966 JAGUAR XKE ROADSTER
Numbers-Matching 4.2 V6
Classic & Beautiful Restoration!


This 1966 Jaguar XKE Series I Roadster at Sports Car Company is finished in Pale Primrose Yellow over black leather upholstery and powered by a 4.2-liter inline-six with a four-speed manual transmission. It has undergone extensive restoration throughout the years, please see the following:

Restoration work completed between 2003-2015 included: Rehaul of the transmission; the inline-six was overhauled with a replacement cylinder head and a crankshaft that was machined for compatibility with an updated rear main seal. Replacement pistons are designed for a 9:1 compression ratio and were installed with replacement piston rings as well as rod and crank bearings, and a black convertible top was replaced.

Restoration work completed by a well-respected restoration company between 2016-2018 included the following: bead blasting of the body and refinishing in Pale Primrose Yellow, re-plating chrome components, refreshing the interior, and re-wiring the electrical system. The main wiring harness for the engine was replaced, and the exhaust manifolds were ceramic-coated. A PerTronix ignition system, a Howe aluminum radiator, a CoolCat cooling fan and a spin-on oil-filter adapter were replaced, and the seats were fitted with replacement foam cushions from Original Spec Jaguar Interiors, dashboard cover, door panels, and carpets were replaced. Koolman and Dynamat insulation were installed along with a replacement glove box. A RetroSound Laguna AM/FM radio and Amco all-weather floor mats are additional interior elements, the convertible top frame was rebuilt, The door handles were replaced along with the driver's side mirror and other chrome components, re-plating of the chrome front and rear bumpers, headlight bezels, and taillight housings were replaced the windshield, windshield-wiper rack, power-antenna assembly, headlight wiring, and taillight gasket were replaced, the center stack houses four auxiliary gauges including an ammeter were rebuilt, brake and suspension components replaced, which include brake hoses, brake caliper seals, and the brake master cylinder as well as torsion bars, rear bump stops, and rear suspension mounts. The dashboard wiring harness was replaced along with the turn-signal switch.

Service in 2022 included replacing the cooling fan switch and sensor, and repairing the coolant temperature-gauge wiring. The wiring for the coolant-temperature gauge was repaired, a stainless-steel exhaust system was fitted and finished with undercoating.

The Interior includes a Moto-Lita steering wheel, a RetroSound AM/FM radio, a PerTronix ignition system, and a Howe aluminum radiator with a CoolCat cooling fan. The 15 inch wire wheels wear chrome knock-off hubs and Vredestein Sport Classic tires, and a matching spare is stowed in the trunk. The three-spoke Moto-Lita steering wheel frames a 160-mph speedometer and a tachometer with an inset clock.

Service records dating to 2015, an older build sheet and parts list, a wheel removal tool, and a convertible top boot.

This is a true gem and will please the collector who wants a beautiful piece of Jaguar history or the person who wants a gorgeous driver.

Year Model 1966 Sold Mileage Exempt


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For more information, contact Jim Lyons at Sports Car Company, Inc.
Call (858)452-6060 or eMail: [email protected] - Contact Jim Lyons at 858-452-6060 or [email protected] for more information. - Contact SportsCarCompany: [email protected] -

Vehicle Details

  • 1966 Jaguar Series 1
  • Listing ID: CC-1643534
  • Price: $199,000
  • Location:La Jolla, California
  • Year:1966
  • Make:Jaguar
  • Model:Series 1
  • Exterior Color:Yellow
  • Interior Color:Black
  • Transmission:Manual
  • Odometer:6000
  • Stock Number:1E11286XKE1966
  • VIN:1E11286
Listed By:
Sports Car Company Inc.
7447 La Jolla
La Jolla, CA 92037

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