1969 Jaguar XKE Series II Fixed Head Coupe Type the phrase what is the most beautiful car ever made? into Google and the Jaguar XKE pops up. When the E Type Jaguar was launched in March 1961 at the Geneva Motor show it attracted the attention of the whole world like no other car ever had ever done before. With its stunning sleek bodywork, ground breaking performance & impressive handling it astonished all, created what was to become the greatest motoring legend of all time. And here is your opportunity to enjoy an outstanding rendering of that legend today. This fine example has been owned and loved by a very fussy gentleman for close to 40 years and is is fitted with the 4.2 litre version of the well proven 6 cylinder double overhead camshaft XK engine, and is driven through an automatic transmission. Suspension is independent all round. The rear suspension features twin coil spring and damper units either side was, along with the differential and inboard rear brake assemblies, mounted in a cradle that was attached to the cars shell via insulated rubber bushes and stabilised by sturdy radius arms. Inside this fine car you will find leather seats and fully comprehensive instrumentation that is beautifully laid out on the sports black and aluminium dashboard. This is all complimented by a wood rim sports steering wheel to guide Jaguars responsive rack & pinion steering. The first road tests further helped to promote the E Type virtues, with a top speed of 153 mph being attained along with standing quarter mile and 0 – 60mph times of 15 seconds & 6.7 seconds respectively. The E type maintained Jaguars very respectable reputation in motor sport and as manufacturer of quality performance cars. Features nice older paint Finished in a 1992 Jaguar color Black Cherry Mica, Smooth running 4.2 liter with dual overhead cams. Full dual exhaust system with that undeniable British note and chrome rear tips Three Spoke Steering Wheel Crisp and tight handling with Rack and Pinion Steering Hydraulic Brakes front and rear Disc Factory Chrome Wire Wheels with Center bolting hubs Nice 205/75R15 Radial Tires Aftermarket Alpine AM/FM radio in the dash Drivers Outside rearview and Interior Mirror Black Bucket Seat Interior Excellent Bumpers with Guards The door panels and interior are in nice condition with only minor imperfections. The factory air conditioning is non working. In Dash Tach with full Factory Instrumentation. A large stack of almost 40 years of receipts and manuals go with the car. This has been a reliable driver used by the previous owner for many years of car touring, cruises and events.

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Location: Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States