JAGUAR E TYPE V12 ROADSTER SERIES III ALL ORIGINAL
- Condition: Used
- Make: Jaguar
- Model: E-Type
- Type: Convertible
- Trim: CONVERTIBLE
- Year: 1974
- Mileage: 27,011
- VIN: UE 1S24925
- Color: REGENGY RED
- Engine size: V12 5343cc
- Number of cylinders: 12
- Power options: Air Conditioning
- Transmission: Manual
- Drive type: RWD
- Interior color: Black
- Options: Convertible, Leather Seats
- Vehicle Title: Clear Want to buy? Contact seller!
1974 Jaguar E-Type
By beginning of the 70's if you really want to feel the exhilarating power, moothness and the raging distinctively sound of a V12 engine you had to be part of a very exclusive group of privileged sport car driver's owners, n reality due to the cost and complexit, ery few elite manufacturers offered a V12 version on their production car lines, raditionally Ferrari had always reserved their V12 engines for the top of the line luxury sport coupes as the 365 GT4 Daytona model, amborghini had the iconic Miura and the fabulous Contach P400 .
In 1971 British Leyland decided that the Jaguar E Type in its last series production would be equipped with a all aluminum V12 5343cc engin, masterpiece road version based on the Jaguar XJ13 Le Mans Racer power plant.
The launch of the E Type Series III offered to the public one of the most beautiful and acclaimed cars of all time with a V12 carbureted version, ndoubtedly a historic and unique combination.
By 1974 at the very end of the muscle car era and with the industry crippled by the fuel crisis and tough emission regulations the Jaguar E Type stand out as one of the fastest production cars on the road delivering a impressive performance of 0 to 60 mph in 6.7s and 146mph top speed, y comparison a Corvette 454ci had a 0 to 60mph in 7.8s with top speed around 120mph.
Today the V12 engines are found only on the a handful number of elite car makers as Bugatti, c Laren, ston Martin, entley,BMW and Mercedes Benz.
This Jaguar E Type V12 offered here has some exceptional and unique original features quite possibly not matched by any other Jaguar Series II, the documentation is unbelievabl, his is a unrestored 100% original car from factor, nothing has been added or replaced except for a show quality paint jo, every single piece of the body, hromed tri, oldings, ubber weatherstri, lightning including lense, oftto, hardtop, nterior including seat cover, carpet, as, door panels trim is original from factory, echanically everything is still intact from factor, every component of the engine including even the british bolts, crews and nuts, heney and Oetiker clamps, ose, labels are factory original, ll the other systems including brakes, uspension, teering, uel system, lectrical still retains the original components from the factor, the important thing is that this Jaguar is not the "believe to be", n fact it is a real documented 27000 miles from new car, ctually the car itself shows what really a low mileage XKE should look like .I really believe this car is a unmatched one owner, ne of kind, oncours ready Jaguar E Type V12.
I have included a few links where pictures can be seen showing a perfect untouched body panels lines and gap, also a originality picture album link is attached and described belo, the engine pictures album show a mostly cleaned and detailed engine compartment where everything is original from factory include the distributor cap and wires…the undercarriage including suspension is perfectly clean ...by the way the car runs like new…
Originality pictures explained
1) The first pic shows the instrument cluster where you can see the actual mileag, he engine is running in perfect idle speed, ote the transparence of the instruments(crystal clear).
2) The following several pictures show the unmatched documentation included with this car, his is the list :
2.1. Original Dealer Sales invoice fromMain Auto Sale, ne of the two only Jaguar dealers in New jersey at the time, he Invoice describe in detail the car mode, stock#, IN and engine number along with accessories and optional including the wheels and the rare hardtop. The buyer is Mr. Robert R. Ervey who the car was bought from.
2.2. The original pre order form filled up by handwriting showing the purchaser nam, ddress, ates and details of the sales dea, he form is signed by Mr. Robert Ervey.
2.3. Every single registration from New jersey and Massachusetts since 1974 is included and show on the picture, close up pic of the first registration issued on 07/18/74 can be see, r Ervey paid $567.50 tax and $18.00 registration fe, by the way he was born in January, 8th 1938.
2.4. Every single service repair is included and dated with mileag, one of the pictures shows a DMV inspection taken in 08/08/2003 the the car had 22264 miles and is showed on the inspection form.
2.5.A copy of the Title when the car was transfer from New Jersey to Massachusetts in 1993 the odometer showed 15000 miles at that time.
2.6. One of the pictures shows the original Owners manual inside the rare intact pouc, the service booklet from British Leyland is included and the owners identification plate as well.
2.7. On top of the owners manual you will see two of the three sets of keys that came with the ca, he third car key is showed on another picture installed from factory on the firewall of the car. The main key is on the original key chain supply by Jaguar in 1974 and sold as a accessory part# 9036, he spare key showed on the pic still has a small numbered sticker from factory ..
2.8. The Jaguar Heritage Certificate is included issued by Jaguar Heritage Archives certifying and describing every single identification numbe, production dat, original colors of the bod, interior and top .
3. On the trunk you will see a display of the the original almost unused jac, jack handl, ammer for the knockout wire wheels ( the hammer still have the manufacturer label on it), he jack pouch is in it and the optional super rare complete original tool kit ....
4. Many people like to show originality on the trunk satisfied only to have it partially complet, ell this Jaguar has a pretty much intact trunk area the pictures show the original unused new Dunlop spare tire Made in England with the original wire wheel still covered with the yellowish protection coat from factory ( rarely seen before, besides a freight forward label from a historical company Seaboard World Airlines dated from 1974 is attached to the back of the tire.
5.Some other pictures show details of the trunk area including the untouche, unchanged fuel filter(blue) located on the RH side .
6. The following pictures shows quite a few unique detail, ust to give you a general idea you will see the stamped VIN