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1968 Jaguar XKE Series 1.5 Roadster


car description

1968 Jaguar E-Type Series 1.5 Roadster s/n 1E17523, engine no. 7 E16924-9 Red with Black Leather The E-Type was unveiled in March of 1961 at the Geneva Motor Show, following the famous 11th hour disorder (one of the cars was driven to the show from England with just hours to spare). The car was an immediate sensation: its specification was state of the art, its bodywork arrestingly gorgeous, and the price surprisingly affordable. It embodied William Lyons' values beautifully and it is no surprise that the E-Type has become such a legendary part of automotive history. The specification clearly demonstrated Jaguar's racing experience and included independent suspension all around (at a time when Ferrari was still using live rear axles), disc brakes all around (inboard at the rear to reduce unsprung weight), and of course Jaguar's legendary twin cam inline-6. The cars were continuously developed, however, the arrival of 1970s American safety legislation and the twelve cylinder engine made later cars less attractive and less sporting. 1968 “Series 1.5” cars were one year only, which started to incorporate the safety and emissions equipment required by the DOT, although they retained th


left-hand-drive 1968 jaguar xke series 1500cc roadster red black-leather leather manual restored convertible black-interior british e-type dark-interior

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  • Ad ID
  • Ad type
    For sale
  • Category
    Jaguar > XKE
  • Year
  • Mileage
    11500 mi


$98,500 (£0)

1145 Park Avenue
Emeryville, 94608, California
United States

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