For Sale: 1971 Jaguar E-Type in Indianapolis, Indiana

$74,000 (OBO)

Vehicle Description

1971 Jaguar 4.2 Litre E-type Convertible - Primrose / Black - 59,000 miles - $79,900 The iconic Jaguar XKE (also known as the E-type) is arguably the most beautiful car ever designed. This example is a Series II left-hand drive USA model with a 4.2L inline-six engine and twin Stromberg Carburetors for the US market. It's a consigned car and is only with it's second owner! The vehicle was originally driven for a hand full of miles by Butler Imports Limited on the MSO and then sold to the first owner on 02/20/1971. The vehicle has seen several in depth refresh services over the years. Currently, the engine is strong and in 2015/2016 had a another refresh performed by Muncie-Imports (see details below). After arrival at Gator, the horn and brake lights were brought back into service. Note: Odometer does not reflect actual miles. Currently reads 11,260. Exact actual mileage is unknown. In 1991 is was documented to have 46,000 miles and the current owner stated the car was rarely driven during the last few years of the original purchaser's ownership. The current owner believes the mileage to be about 59,000. ​2010 refresh - $6,783 (first owner) Replace fuel tank and clean parts Repair fuel guage sending unit and clean Flush lines and replace fuel pump and old hoses Rebuild carbs and replace fuel hoses and filter Balance, tune, and free up secondary butterflies R&R Distributor and free up advance and clean corrosion Replace points set and time Replace Clutch master and slave cylinder and clean Replace brake master cylinder, R&R and clean Brake power booster and cylinder and replace hoses Clean reservoir flush and bleed system Replace brake past front and rear Install cooling system hose kit and replace clamps and flush system Pressure wash motor compartments and suspension Clean chrome and buff R&R wheels and clean corrosion Detail paint and body Clean and service hubs Align front end 2015/2016 refresh - $31,301.81 (second owner) Replaced seat covers, headrest covers, carpet, sills Repainted, new body rubber Interior refresh Trailing arm bushings New battery New convertible top Tach rebuild New brake pads New wheels and kockoffs (have original wheels and knock offs if desired) Seats and carpets from Original Spec Jaguar Interiors Replaced front upper and lower ball joints and tie rod ends Front end alignment Machined front rotors 6 new plugs The vehicle comes with: Original purchase receipts from 1971. Color chip for Primrose yellow. Miscellaneous early documents. Original Jaguar Warranty Booklet showing registration stamped by Butler Imports Limited and sold to original customer Complete Service Manual (not owners manual - an actual service manual). Original Metal Stamping Plate Documented letter from Jaguar Archives showing all chassis records including Model, Body Style, Specification, VIN/Chassis number, Engine number, Body number, Gearbox number, Colors, Build date, Distributor and First owner. Many parts and service records over several years. 2 Keys Overall, this is a great drive and would make a great addition to any collectors stable. The vehicle drive's out well and is agile for it's age. It holds corners well and is a joy to drive. The suspension is tight and handles well around tight bends. This is an exceptional example and is ready to be driven! Vehicle has been detailed and is ready for immediate delivery. Please consider this an invitation to visit Gator Motorsport! If you have any questions or wish for more information about this vehicle or any other vehicle, please do not hesitate to call Brian Henry @ 317-245-6312 or email

Vehicle Details

  • Listing ID:CC-908377
  • Year:1971
  • Make:Jaguar
  • Model:E-Type
  • Exterior Color:Primrose
  • Interior Color:Black
  • Transmission:Manual
  • Engine Size:Inline 6
  • Odometer:59000
  • Convertible:Yes
  • Exterior Condition:Excellent
  • Seat Material:Leather
  • Engine History:Original
  • Engine Condition:Running