This 1969 Jaguar E-Type Series II Roadster is a gorgeous British import with a wonderfully sporty look and feel. When Jaguar debuted the XK-E in March of 1961 at the Geneva Motor Show, it marked a major departure from Jaguars previous road car designs. Reminiscent of Jaguars D-Type racecars of the mid-1950s, the new XKE was sleeker, shorter, and about 400 pounds lighter than its XC predecessors. The new aerodynamic body lines helped improve top line speed of the XKE and gave the Jaguar sports car a gorgeous new silhouette. In August of 1968, Jaguar introduced its Second Series XK-E, otherwise known as the E-Type. The new E-Type saw a number of stylistic revisions. At the nose, the front air intake was made larger by nearly 70% and now sat behind a new full width bumper. The headlights were also moved farther ahead and the old glass covers were removed which increased the throw of the headlights. Moreover, the size of the parking lights and signal lights were also enlarged for improved visibility. Down the side of the new E-Type, marker lights were added as it was a new US safety requirement by 1969. The interiors on the Series II E-Types were also updated in a number of ways. The previous generations toggle switches were replaced by more futuristic rocker-style switched. Additionally, the bucket seats were outfitted with adjustable headrests and seatbelts so as to comply with the new American safety regulations. In total, approximately 8,630 Series II roadsters were produced which makes this beauty an unsurprisingly rare automobile. This particular Jaguar XKE roadster comes to us from a southern based collector who cared for the car for over 15 years. Under the bonnet on this 69 Jaguar is a numbers matching 4.2 Liter Dual Overhead Cam Inline 6 Cylinder engine paired with a set of dual 1 barrel carburetors that was said to push out 246 horsepower. The 4.2L Inline 6 is currently mated to a 5 speed manual transmission that improves the overall driving experience. Additionally, this 69 XKE comes with its numbers matching 4 speed manual transmission should the next owner wish to bring the car back to its stock configuration. Exhaust exits this 1969 E-Type via a dual exhaust setup that gives the car a nice throaty sound. Stopping power is provided by 4 wheel disc brakes which makes bringing this British import much easier to bring to a stop. The beige cloth convertible top adds to the luxurious look of this Jaguar Roadster and is manually operated. Riding on a set of whitewall radial tires mounted on a set of Jaguar wire rims, this 1969 E-Type has a beautiful appearance and even better ride. The exterior was recently refinished in Primrose Yellow which is just how this car came back in 1969. The interior on this 69 XKE is absolutely stunning! The bucket seats have been reupholstered in Saddle leather and have a truly classy look. The matching Saddle door panels and center console are in fantastic condition as is the brand new Biscuit colored carpeting. The black padded dash is equipped with a 160 MPH speedometer, 6,000 RPM tachometer, battery gauge, oil pressure gauge, water temperature gauge, and fuel gauge, along with a clock and upgraded Pioneer AM/FM/CD/Aux entertainment system. Whether youre adding to your existing collection of vintage British imports or youre buying your very first classic car, this 1969 Jaguar E-Type Roadster would make an excellent choice. Give us a call today at 763-428-7337! *Numbers Matching 4.2 Liter DOHC Inline 6 *Dual 1 Barrel Carburetors *Upgraded 5 Speed Manual Transmission *246 Horsepower *4 Wheel Disc Brakes *Southern History *Correct Fresh Primrose Yellow Exterior *Saddle Bucket Seat Interior *Saddle Canvas Convertible Top *Original 4 Speed & Tool Kit Included *Stock Instrumentation *Odometer Reads: 99,170 Miles If an inaccurate automobile price is inadvertently listed on this Website, Seller reserves the right to NOT honor the erroneous price.
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