<b>1968 Jaguar E-Type Series 1&#189; 4.2 Roadster</b><br />Chassis no. 1E16367<br />Engine no. 7E15042-9

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1968 Jaguar E-Type Series 1½ 4.2 Roadster

Sold for US$ 52,640 inc. premium
1968 Jaguar E-Type Series 1½ 4.2 Roadster
Chassis no. 1E16367
Engine no. 7E15042-9

4,235cc DOHC Inline 6-Cylinder Engine
2 Stromberg Carburetors
265bhp at 5,400rpm
4-Speed Manual Transmission
4-Wheel Independent Suspension
4-Wheel Disc Brakes

*One owner from new
*Wonderful original interior
*Original Primrose color scheme
*Original hardtop


THE JAGUAR E-TYPE

Introduced in 3.8-liter form in 1961, the Jaguar E-Type caused a sensation when it appeared, with instantly classic lines and a 150mph top speed. Nowadays it would be impossible for a single model to cause such a stir but here was a civilized production sports car that looked like a Le Mans prototype and could outperform just about anything else on the road.

The E-Type's design owed much to that of the racing D-Type: a monocoque tub forming the main structure while a tubular space frame extended forwards to support the engine. The latter was the 3.8-liter, triple-carburetor, 'S' unit first offered as an option on the XK150. An optimistic 265bhp was claimed but whatever the installed horsepower, the E-Type's performance did not disappoint; firstly because it weighed around 500lb (227kg) less than the XK150 and secondly because aerodynamicist Malcolm Sayer used experience gained with the D-Type to create one of the most elegant and efficient shapes ever to grace a motor car.

The first significant up-grade occurred in October 1964 with the launch of the 4.2-liter version. Along with the bigger, torquier engine came a more user- friendly gearbox with synchromesh on first gear, and a superior Lockheed brake servo. Apart from '4.2' badging, the car's external appearance was unchanged but under the skin there were numerous detail improvements, chiefly to the electrical and cooling systems, and to the seating arrangements. The top speed remained unaltered, the main performance gain resulting from the larger engine being improved acceleration.

THE MOTORCAR OFFERED

This numbers matching open headlight, late Series 1—colloquially known as a Series 1.5—Jaguar E-Type Roadster was given to its present owner as a wedding present in early 1969, while living in California.

After a stint in the state, the car was driven to Milwaukee Wisconsin. While in Wisconsin, the car was put into storage, as she did not want her beloved E-Type exposed to the rust belt salt. From there, it went with her to Medical School in Pittsburgh, were it was enjoyed during the summers.

In 1982 the consigner left PA for Oklahoma to do a psychiatry rotation. On the last day of her rotation, the car was hit in the parking lot by a first-year Medical student. As she had excepted a research position with an extremely demanding schedule, the car was once again put in storage the following day in 1983.

It would remain there until 2009 when it was removed and brought to the consigners farm in North Carolina.

It was intended that the car would be restored. Unfortunately, the time to embark on a restoration was hard to find.

Aside from the hit that was taken in the parking lot, the car today is in very original order. The interior and paintwork is all original as is the rare factory hardtop offered with the car. As it was not driven when the weather turned, the body is very solid.

One owner E-Types are hard to come by these days. This represents a great opportunity to acquire one. Surely a great candidate for either a preservation or concours restoration and holding a great deal of potential.

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