1973 Jaguar E-Type V12 Roadster 100% original original tires books tools records

Price: US $91,995.00 Item location: Mesa, Arizona, United States
  • Condition: Used
  • Make: Jaguar
  • Model: E-Type
  • SubModel: XK E-Type
  • Type: Convertible
  • Year: 1973
  • Mileage: 14690
  • VIN: UD1S21517
  • Color: Silver
  • Number of cylinders: 12
  • Power options: Air Conditioning
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Transmission: Automatic
  • Interior color: Black
  • Options: Convertible
  • Vehicle Title: Clear
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Description:

1973 Jaguar E-Type XK E-Type

Earls Court Motor Show, 961, he entire audience was in awe at Jaguar Cars Ltd stand and the unveiling of the all new E-Type or XKE. The new sports car was so advanced and had performance that was unheard of for its time. Even Enzo Ferrari said “Perhaps one of the most beautiful cars in the world, oo bad it doesn’t have a prancing horse on it”. The E-Type was capable of 150MPH and zero to 60MPH in less than 7 seconds. The E-Type continued on with three series, nd three different engines. For model year 1971 Jaguar introduced the Series III with an all new 5.3 litre V-12 engine. The Series III became more refined and more GT like, he handling improved, rakes and suspension improved and the power was an endless supply of refined smoothness. Jaguar’s E-Type continued on to model year 1974 and many say has never been replaced since. It is possibly the quintessential sports car of all time and one of the most collected European sports cars. As the E-Type values continue to climb so does the desirability for one.

100% original survivor with 14,603 original miles on this 1973 Jaguar E-Type SIII V12 Roadster is finished in Silver Metallic over Black leather. Sold new to its the cars one and only owner on June 17, 973 by Reynolds Buick, aguar INC in West Covina CA this E-Type has spent its life in Southern CA until the early 1990's when the first owner put the car away in storage. Recently pulled out of storage this well preserved low mileage E-Type has just undergone a recent mechanical refresh. Equiped with a 4-speed manual gearbox and factory A/C this gorgeous matching numbers V12 roadster is completely original top to bottom including the original Silver Metallic paint and the original Black leather interior and original Dunlop tires. A paint meter shows a completely consistent reading all the way around the body of the car. The paint does show signs of age all over but for original 42 year old paint, t has worn well and consistent. The chrome is all original and shows very well with very light pitting. All of the original rubber seals do show some signs of age especially the chrome bumper rubber seals. The original convertible top is still intact and shows very well except for both driver and passenger lower edges where the top is attached to the body of the car. There is a small tear on either side of the top. The original convertible boot is present and in excellent condition and still clips down the body of the car. The original leather interior shows very well, he leather is a little dry but has been conditioned and seems to be taking well to the treatment. There are no tears or heavy cracks in the leather (the driver and passenger headrest show wear and are dry with some small separations). The carpets are all original and show very well with minimal age. The dashboard is excellent and the center console is excellent with almost no age or signs of wear. All of the switchgear is in excellent condition with almost no wear. The car starts right up and runs beautifully. The engine does not smoke or hesitate under acceleration and idles on its own with ease. The carbs have just been rebuilt and are all perfectly in tune. The transmission is smooth and does not grind into any gears. The clutch feels solid and free from any slipping or issues. The steering and suspension all feel nice and tight and free from any noises or play. The brakes feel solid and free from any fade or noises. The tires are old and would need to be replaced but the chrome wires are in excellent condition. All of the electrical in the car appear to be operating as designed and all of the interior and exterior lights are functioning. Even the seat belt light and buzzer are operating as designed and once the seat belt is latched the buzzer goes out. The handbrake light is operating as designed once the hand brake is released. This Jaguar comes with its original owners handbook, ervice book, riginal window sticker, riginal radio books, egistration by the first owner, nd numerous other receipts and documents. The original spare tire and jack are present with the car along with the original boot and tool roll. This is an outstanding opportunity to acquire an original low mileage Jaguar E-Type that has been well maintained and stored all of its life. There is no rust anywhere on the car and has a very clean straight body.