We are pleased to offer an icon of British Motoring, this 1971 Jaguar E-type OTS Roadster. The E-type Roadster is England's crowned jewel of open sports cars as they are arguably one of the most beautiful production cars conceived. Surpassing is beauty is its function and drivability. These are spirited cars powered by a dual overhead cam 4.2 liter inline 6 cylinder engine producing 265 horse power with a top speed of 150 mph. To harness the horses the car utilizes independent torsion bar front suspension, independent coil spring rear suspension, and four wheel disc brakes with rear “inboards”.
Just our of a private collection, the 1971 Jaguar E-type Roadster offered here is a highly original example and featuring just 49433 miles. With the exception of 1 older repaint in its original Sable and a new convertible top, the car remains nearly all original. Original interior shows very nice with proper patina throughout featuring its original leather seats and head rest, carpet, door panels, dash pad, dash fascia, steering wheel, etc. the smith gauges remain original to the car as does buttons, toggles, switches etc. The Exterior remains excellent and boasts a rock solid, no-hit body featuring clean straight panels, excellent chrome and brightwork excellent inner rockers. The underside of this E-type roadster appears to remain original unrestored with a new stainless steel exhaust and shows excellent.
Mechanically, drive this Jag with confidence. The 4.2 liter DOHC engine pulls strong in every gear, the transmission shifts smooth, the suspension is tight, the steering is responsive and the brakes stop straight. Overall, this roadster is wonderful, highly original driver quality condition that can be thoroughly enjoyed in its current condition and leaves room for some targeted cosmetic improvements. This 1971 Jaguar XKE E-type roadster represents an opportunity for anyone who is a European sports car enthusiast to acquire one of the most recognizable and desired sports car on the planet. Jaguar E-Type roadsters remain excellent automotive investments and highly restored examples have been known to sell well into the hundreds of thousands of dollars. Care comes complete with Jack, knock off ring, matching spare wheel and hammer.
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