1968 JAGUAR XKE E TYPE convertible ,1 1/2 series

Price: US $81,000.00 Item location: Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
  • Condition: Used
  • Make: Jaguar
  • Model: E-Type
  • SubModel: XKE CONVERTIBLE
  • Type: Convertible
  • Doors: 2
  • Year: 1968
  • Mileage: 68,082
  • VIN: 1E16416
  • Color: White
  • Number of cylinders: 6
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Transmission: Manual
  • Interior color: Tan
  • Options: Leather
  • Vehicle Title: Clear
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Description:

1968 Jaguar E-Type XKE CONVERTIBLE

1968 JAGUAR XKE CONVERTIBLE 4.2 E-TYPE - RESTORED HISTORY OF THE 1968 JAGUAR E-TYPE:
This vehicle is a 1968 Jaguar E-Type Series 1 1/2 Roadster. There were only 771 examples of the Series 1.5 Roadster ever made. The Series 1 1/2 added many improvements in drivability including a 4.2-liter engine upgrade and improved synchromesh gearbox. The cockpit was enlarged and the convertible top was more leak-proof. The cooling system increased in capacity which eliminated overheating in warm climates.
The 1968 Jaguar Series 11/2 E-Type shares the desirable 4.2-liter engine and remarkable body style with its predecessor, he Series I. However, his model, hich fell between the Series I and Series II, eatured open headlights, win Zenith-Stromberg carburetors, win cooling fans and adjustable seats. Although the Series 11/2 shares the Series I's body style, he model which was inducted into the Museum of Modern Art's permanent exhibit, t is actually a transitional series. Far fewer of the Series 11/2 were actually manufactured from 1967-68. At only 1,942 units, ith 771 being convertibles this particular model is one of the most rare E-Types produced since its premiere in 1961.
On its release Enzo Ferrari called it "The most beautiful car ever made"!