Pristine 1974 Jaguar V12 XKE Roadster 18675 Original miles

1974 Jaguar E-Type for sale in Albany, Oregon, United States

Item location: Albany, Oregon, United States
Make: Jaguar
Model: E-Type
Type: Convertible
Year: 1974
Mileage: 18675
VIN: UE1524588
Engine size: V 12
Number of cylinders: 12
Power options: Air Conditioning
Fuel: Gasoline
Transmission: Manual
Drive type: RWD
Interior color: Black
Options: Convertible, Leather Seats
Vehicle Title: Clean
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Description for Jaguar E-Type 1974

Beautiful 18675 Original mile professionally restored 1974 Jaguar XKE RoadsterPurchased from estate of Orginal owner 2 years ago
In the early 1970's. Jaguar gave its perennial E-Type a major makeover. While it might be hard to imagine the lusciously styled Jag ever needing a refresh, there was a lot of pressure on Jaguar to keep the car in compliance with ever-stricter safety and emissions standards, and still keep it performing on par with the competition For 1972, the heavily redesigned Series III E-Type was unveiled. It was longer, lower, wider and featured new styling that, while still clearly an E-Type, was forward hinged bonnet. The iconic 4.2 liter twin-cam inline-six "XK" engine was out, and in its place was anew, all-alloy, single overhead-cam V12 displacing 5.4 liters. The twelve breathed through a quartet of Stromberg carburetors, and put its copious torque to the ground through a choice of automatic or four-speed manual transmission. The chassis was essentially the same layout, though made wider, longer and stronger to accommodate the new drivetrain. Four-wheel disc-brakes provided excellent stopping power. The new E-Type V12 was a softer car than its predecessor with a more generously sized cabin that was comfortable and relaxed. The power steering system is highly boosted, but still provides surprising levels of feedback to the driver, and the silken V12 delivers strong performance in a very subdued and quiet manner. Still very much a true Jaguar E-Type, the Series III manages to give the drive an altogether different experience from the earlier cars, while still maintaining the feel and experience of a proper Jaguar sports car.
This Pale Primrose Yellow 1974 EE-Type roadster is an incredible, low mileage car that has been extensively restored to a very high standard. Sold new in Pennsylvania, its first owner was Ray Mundt. The Jaguar served as a company car for Mr. Mundt, and he originally registered it to Royston Distributors, a subsidiary of the once mighty ALCP Standard Corporation, of which Mr. Mundt would eventually serve as the President, CEO and Chairman of the Board. A somewhat unlikely company car, Mr. Mundt cherished this Jaguar, keeping it for over 40 years and accruing a mere 18,000 miles in that time.
It was very well-equipped from new, fitted with the very rare optional factory top, air conditioning, stereo, 4-speed manual gearbox, and luggage rack. Pale Primrose Yellow is considered by many to be among the most attractive shades for the Series III E-Type, with the black hard and soft tops providing a pleasing contrast on this car. The paint quality and body fit are truly exquisite, with restored exterior brightwork. The undercarriage and engine bay have all been fully restored with hardly a nut or screw left unturned. Proper paints and finishes were used throughout to give this car a showroom fresh appearance particularly under the bonnet where the big V12 is simply gleaming. Likewise, the suspension has been beautifully restored and detailed and a full stainless steel exhaust has been fitted to provide lifetime service and a rich mellow soundtrack from the V12 engine. The car sits with an aggressive stance on period correct whitewall radials and lovely chrome knock-off wheels.
Thanks to the exceptionally low mileage, the black leather cabin could be restored only as needed, with much of the original trim being carefully preserved. Seats and carpets appear new, while the vinyl dash panel, console and instruments appear to be original. A new black soft top and matching canvas boot were fitted and the original hard top was repainted, though it retains its factory headlining and trim, all in outstanding condition. Even the trunk has been properly restored with correct tan Hardura upholstery. The sale includes the original owner's manual, stamped service booklet, radio manuals, and warranty cards. Also has matching spare tire and wire knock off wheel with lead hammer.
The twelve-cylinder Series III was once the neglected sibling in the E-Type family, but a new resurgence in interest has seen value and collectability on the rise for these excellent GT cars. Rarely do V12 E-Types appear in such beautifully restored condition. This is an outstanding opportunity to acquire a low-mileage, E-Type, ready for enjoyment on the road.After taking delivery of the car 2 years ago it was taken to The Sports Car Shop incIn Eugene Oregon. They are a top shop In the Northwest specializing in European Exotics.The car had a small oil leak at one of the camshaft seals. The shop removed,resealed and rebuilt both cylinder heads to include new valves and seats. Carburetors were rebuilt as well.Brake system was Completely rebuilt also. Total cost $15000 in receipts. Motor and chassis now looks and performs absolutely like new with zero leaks or issues. Motor has excellent oil pressure above 40 psi.Sale will include Factory Original Hard Top of course.
You simply will not find a nicer example anywhere
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