1969 SR II E-Type (XKE) 4.2 Liter Jaguar OTS Roadster

Price: - Item location: Excelsior, Minnesota, United States
  • Make: Jaguar
  • Model: E-Type
  • SubModel: SR II
  • Type: Convertible
  • Trim: XKE SR II OTS Roadster - Low Miles
  • Year: 1969
  • Mileage: 20301
  • VIN: 1R7088
  • Color: Pal Primrose
  • Engine size: 4.2 Liter -- larger of the 2 6 cylinders models
  • Number of cylinders: 6
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Transmission: Manual
  • Drive type: RWD
  • Interior color: Black
  • Drive side: Left-hand drive
  • Options: Wire Wheels, Manual, Upgraded Radio, etc., Convertible, Leather Seats
  • Vehicle Title: Clear
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1969 Jaguar E-Type XKE SR II OTS Roadster - Low Miles

1969 E-Type (XKE)

4.2 Liter

Jaguar OTS Roadster

Beautiful Matching Numbers California Car

“Heritage Certificate” Included

Car shows 20,301 miles

Documented Detailed Restorationincluding Paint, Interior, Engine / Drive-train, Carburetors, Clutch, Engine Bay Electrical /Mechanicals', Suspension, Shocks, Bumpers, Trunk, Top, Gas Tank, Misc. Electrical/', etc. etc. Work done by Nationally known Jaguar Restoration shops including XK's Unlimited in California.

As seen by the recent 2019 auction results in both Scottsdale and Amelia Island the SR I E-type OTS Roadsters have recently leveled off in price; it's the SR II and III OTS Roadsters that are now on the incline.


William Lyons had a keen eye for style and distinguished taste, but he was not a trained engineer. While he had personally drafted the designs for all previous Jaguar models, recognizing the significance of the E-Type, he enlisted the expertise of Malcolm Sayer, a brilliant mathematician and aerodynamicist who had formal training as an engineer and a passion for automobiles. Under the direction of Lyons, Sayer shaped the body of the XKE and created what many consider the most beautiful automotive design ever.
Unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show in 1961, the E-Type created a lasting impression. It possessed the three most important attributes a car enthusiast could desire: blistering performance, stunning beauty and a relatively affordable price tag. It quickly earned its status as one of the most attractive sports cars ever. When the E-Type debuted Enzo Ferrari called it “The Most Beautiful Car ever made. Its shape is low and sleek and stands as one of the automotive design's of all times which why it's been featured in the permanent collection of the New York City Museum of Modern Art. Sex on Wheels, as some have quoted. It truly is considered one of the top sports cars of all time. The E-Type was capable of 150mph, faster than most Ferrari'sat the time, yet it carried a price tag one third that of its competitors from the Italian marque. Sacrificing nothing to the Italians, the XKE had looks to die for, with sweeping lines and an aggressive yet undeniably sensual stance.

Jaguar had taken what it learned on the track and applied it to the E-Type. The monocoque passenger compartment, tube-framed engine bay and tilting hood clearly came from the D-Type. The E-Type also had four-wheel Dunlop disc brakes, with the rear discs fitted next to the differential to reduce unsprung weight and, most importantly, it had a fully independent suspension at all four wheels.

In addition to being an engineering stroke of brilliance, the E-Type was one of the most attractive, sensuous and evocative designs ever to grace an automobile chassis-as quoted by one automotive critic “sex on wheels”. Upon its introduction, and still today, it continues to win numerous awards for the most beautiful production car ever produced. It was also one of the fastest production cars on the road in 1961 at close to 160 miles per hour and held that record for many years.

First outfitted with a 3.8-liter six-cylinder engine with dual overhead cams producing 265 horsepower, in 1964, the 3.8-liter unit was replaced with a 4.2- liter six-cylinder engine. The 4.2 liter E-types incorporated several desirable features that are NOT found on the early 3.8 liter E-types including, but are not limited to, a larger 4.2 Liter engine for increased torque, more comfortable seats, deeper foot wells for more leg room so that people over 5' 10" tallwould be more comfortable, stiffer rear springs which improves their handling, improved brakes, a lighter clutch pedal action, and a synchronized transmission. The synchronized transmission, over the four-speed Moss gearbox in the early 3.8 liter XK engine, have made the 4.2 liter E-types a desirable classic super-car.


The 1969 SR II 4.2 LITER E-TYPE BEING OFFERED------ is a BEAUTIFUL Pale Primrose / Black OTS Roadster, which is a very striking color combination offered by Jaguar in 1969. The restoration was done to a show / driver level car; built for reliability with many upgrades/enhancements as defined below. The mechanical restoration, done by XK's Unlimited, was done first, and then followed by a cosmetic restoration within the last five years. The car has been driven very few miles since the restoration was completed; this is apparent in the photos. The speedometer shows only 20,301 miles. This is not confirmed but it is known that it was driven very little the last 25=30 years.

This E-type is guaranteed to be a crowd pleasure at any classic car show, or main street you drive through.

A Heritage Certificate, from Jaguar Corporation is included with the car as confirmation that the car is a “Number's Matching” car.


Note, I've been collecting and restoring classic Jaguars for 45 years, including competing in concours shows at a national level.With that said, I feel very confident that my descriptions below will give you an accurate accounting of the condition of the car. My personal website will show you the caliber of my collection; some of them are national concours winners.Following is the link to my website: https://seepictures.wixsite.com/genesgarage.If you aren't automatically directed to my website when you click on the link just copy and paste it to your computer address bar---and then view it outside of eBay. Call me if you have problems connecting to it; I can always email the link to you.

· PAINT ---No chips or dents on nose, doors, etc. New paint including Trunk and Engine Bay (powder coated sub-frame). New rubber seals. Show quality paint job.

· BODY SHEET METAL--- Body is straight, and panels all fit well; as good or better than factory specs.

· INTERIOR --- New interior per original Jaguar specifications. The work included the Seats, Door panels, Hardura material behind the seats, Carpeting, Dash panel, Seat belts, etc. etc. There is a small opening with a cover on it behind each seat where speakers were once mounted-cant be seen unless seat backs are forward.

· ENGINE/ENGINE BAY --- Restoration included Engine/Drive-train, Upgraded Triple SU Carburetors, Suspension, Transmission, Clutch, Misc. Electrical / Mechanical Components Rebuilt or Replaced new, etc. (i.e. water-pump, heater fan motor, hose kit, fan belt, shocks, suspension, etc.). Engine upgraded with Triple SU Carbs, for Enhanced Performance, Upgraded Cooling Fans, and Oil filter Adapter Kit. Engine Bay is very clean and detailed for show; not concours but very respectable. Engine/engine bay mechanical work done by XK's Unlimited in CA-----one of the top Jaguar restoration shops in the US.

· TRUNK --- New Trunk Kit (correct Hardura Mat and Side Panels), New Jack (upgrade) / Jack Bag, etc. Gas tank cleaned/repainted. New Trunk Plywood panels, etc.

· WHEELS/TIRES --- Replaced at one time. They aren't perfect but look very nice as seen in the photos.

· CONVERTIBLE TOP --- Recently replaced NEW with upgraded Stay-fast material. Top Frame completely restored in correct factory color. It looks FANTASTIC.

· EXHAUST---Stainless-Steel Exhaust. Great condition.

· GLASS --- Windshield looks to be original so has some minor wear.

· CHROME ---Some new or re-plated including new polished SS bumpers and over-riders. What is original shows minor wear.

· ELECTRICAL --- Misc Electrical / Mechanicalsreplaced new or rebuilt throughout the car. Clock may not work

· BRAKES --- Rebuilt or replaced new --- Master cylinder, Calipers, Brake lines, etc.

There are many other new or rebuilt items which one usually does during the process of a major restoration at this level ---- fasteners, misc. rubber bushings (i.e. steering, etc.), seals, tubing, gaskets, hoses, grommets, light lenses, elec switches / relays, belts, labels, hose clamps, misc. hardware, filters, battery, etc. etc.

The above defined restoration work is well documented.


· Enhanced Triple SU Carburetor/Intake system for improved performance

· Oil Filter Adapter to allow you use modern easy screw on/off oil filters

· Upgraded Cooling Fans for further improved cooling

· Upgraded Audio System including connector for IPods', etc. - Retro-Sound Radio

· New Rubber Amco Floor Mats

· New Car Jack and Jack bag

· Full Cockpit Tonneau Cover


The car runs out well, and also brakes well.It also feels good going down the road in terms of handling; very tight. The engine sounds great,VERY quiet; no unusual engine noises and it accelerateswell.The car is ready day-one to drive and enjoy and take to your favorite car show or club event.

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The current NADA Valuefor a 1969 E-type Jaguar OTS Roadster is as follows:

High Retail Value - $191,000.00 USD

Average Retail Value- $84, 800.00 USD

I don't think anyone can dispute that this car is better than Average Retail; in fact it fits close to NADA's description of a “High Retail” value; especially due to the fact that much of the car has been restored.

See the following NADA website page for current Market Value details regarding a 1969 SR II E-type XKE Jaguar.


If you aren't automatically directed to the link when you click on it just copyand paste the link to your computer address bar---and then view it outside of eBay. Call me if you have problems connecting to it.I can always email the link to you.

The MARKET VALUE continues to increase for the SR II E-type OTS Roadsters due to the high prices the SR I's have achieved.

The Reserve Price set on this car isWELL BELOW Book Value; IT'SPRICED TO SELL BY THE END OF THIS AUCTION.

This E-Type is an Excellent Buy and will allow someone to affordably purchase a highly desirable SR II E-type Jaguar OTS Roadster.E-types, especially the SR II OTS Roadsters,areEXCELLENT INVESTMENTS; their values have often surpassed the stock-market, and you have an investment that you can have fun and share with others.

Any questions about this car can be addressed through eBay, or you can call me directly. I prefer calls so that I can more clearly answer any questions you may have rather than sending numerous emails.My number is 612-298-5648.I will do my best to answer any questions you may have.OR IF YOU EMAIL YOUR CONTACT INFORMATION (telephone number) I WILL CALL YOU.

Throughout this auction I will be posting more informationabout this caras people call or send me questions; this information will be postedAT THE VERY BOTTOM OF THE AD.

The car is sitting in a western suburb of Mpls Minnesota and is available for viewing prior to the end of the auction. If youcontact me, I will show it to you. Another option is a professional appraiser. One that has representatives nationwide, including Minnesota, is Classic Car Appraisal Service out of Atlanta Georgia; their contact information in Mpls is 612-804-9406.

Also keep in mind that I have the car advertised elsewhere --- so it may sell sooner rather than later, and this auction may not run the entire 10 days if the car is sold prior to the end.So don't hesitate to call me if your mind is set on purchasing this car.

GOOD LUCK BIDDING --- You won't be disappointed.



Upon placing a bid you agree to the following Terms: if you are the winning bid you agree to pay a $2,000.00 USD down-payment within 24 hours of auction close (i.e. PayPal), and balance in full within 3 days of the close of the auction via Wire Transfer. All financial transactions must be completed before the car is shipped.A copy of the clear title will be emailed to the Buyer immediately upon Buyer paying the down-payment.The original clear title will be sent to the Buyer upon Buyer paying for the car in full.


YOUR BID IS A BINDING CONTRACT PLEASE ONLY BID IF YOU INTEND TO FOLLOW THROUGH WITH THE TRANSACTION!You're bidding to own this car, not the right to look at the car. This car is sold AS-IS WHERE-IS. This car is an old classic car and is not being represented as a new car; but rather a beautiful classic car.Once a deal is made the Buyer is responsible for payment and arranging shipping.

Fees and Taxes:

Out of state buyers are responsible for all state, county, city taxes and fees, as well as title/registration fees in the state that the car will be registered.

Shipping:The Buyer is responsible for arranging for shipping and responsible for all related costs. The Seller will see to it that the car is available for pick-up at a time that best meets both the Buyer's and Seller's schedule.The car must be picked up within 20 calendar days, unless other words agreed upon in writing by both Seller and Buyer, or there will be a $500/Month storage charge prorated daily.