(Note: In order to get pictures up immediately, these show the car
as we received it-after the new tires and a full detail & polishing
we will post new photos).
This is one of the few 2+2 coupes Jaguar made during the short
production of the Series 1.5 cars in 1968, that retained the small
front & rear signal lamps. These cars dropped the glass-covered
headlights and triple SU carburetors in order to meet new US safety
& emission regulations. The majority of these cars were fitted with
However, when this particular car was restored years ago, the
original engine was upgraded with a complete set of triple SU
carburetors and the earlier-style polished cam covers as all the
Series I cars had. Engine & chassis numbers agree with the Jaguar
Heritage Trust Certificate, but the car was changed from gray to
red at that time. It even has the factory-optional A/C.
The paint is in exceptional condition, as the restoration involved
a complete engine-out, strip & refinish with any corrosion being
removed and professionally repaired. The engine was completely
overhauled along with all mechanical, hydraulic & electrical
systems-even the instruments were rebuilt. Mileage was set to zero
and the car has only covered 14,071 miles since then. The black
leather interior is equally show-worthy (in fact, the car has won
several national-level concours awards). A file of receipts and
records covering the restoration will accompany the car to its next
Complete with its original tool & jack bag and owner's manual plus
numerous spare parts & literature, the car has just received new
tires, servicing and a full detailing after remaining in the
current owner's family for over 40 years. The next owner will have
a unique opportunity to enjoy triple-carburetor Series I
performance with the advantages of the roomier body style and
convenience of an automatic transmission...at much less than Series
1968 Jaguar XKE
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