1971 2+2 V12 XKE Automatic Used

1971 Jaguar XK 2+2 V12 for sale in Coshocton, Ohio, United States

Condition: Used
Item location: Coshocton, Ohio, United States
Make: Jaguar
Model: XK
SubModel: XKE
Type: Coupe
Trim: 2+2 V12
Year: 1971
Mileage: 83,493
VIN: 1S71425BW
Color: Regency Red
Engine size: V12
Number of cylinders: 12
Power options: Air Conditioning
Fuel: Gasoline
Transmission: Automatic
Drive type: RWD
Interior color: Black
Drive side: Left-hand drive
Options: CD Player, Leather Seats
Vehicle Title: Clear
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Description for Jaguar XK 1971

By the mid-1960s, the Jaguar E-Type was appealing to the man with a young family but who were restricted by the size of the current Jaguar E-Type coupe and its open topped sibling. This prompted Jaguar to offer a third option in the form of a 2+2 coupe. By adding nine inches to the wheelbase and two inches in height, it was then possible to fit a rear seat capable of seating two adults in tolerable comfort. Of course the rear seat was more suited to children or, as 'The Motor' put it at the time, the car could 'extend Dad's youth for another seven years'. Robert Bell in "The Motor" was quoted as saying, "At the time, all we expected to try was a new engine, but what in fact we drove was a new car. Not a yowling, aggressive Ferrari-like machine with which, perhaps, most people associate a V12 engine, but a very smooth, quiet and refined grand touring sports car."

This numbers matching Series III V-12, 2+2 is an early production car (1S71425BW) that came from the factory with a higher compression engine only offered in 1971.

$17,000 in work recently completed: new fuel pump, gas tank blasted and relined, all new fuel lines, steering column is rebuilt, new brakes, brake lines, calipers. Rear end disassembled and completely rebuilt, carburetors' are rebuilt along with the charging system, battery, radiator and new tires just to name a few. Complete detailed receipts of parts and labor list available.

The car starts, runs and drives great. The interior and bright work are in great shape and paint is good driver quality. Nice Car!! A/C will needsto berecharged. All work performed at a highly regarded specialty shop in Columbus, Ohio.

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