1971 Jaguar E-Type V12 2+2 For Sale
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1971 Jaguar XK-E 2+2 Coupe
94k actual miles on Arizona actual mileage title
Desirable Regency Red Series III
New black Connolly leather seats
272hp 5.3L V12 cylinder engine
Four Zenith-Stromberg side draft carburetors
4-speed manual transmission
Factory Air conditioning
Chrome wire wheels
MotoeXotica Classic Cars is pleased to present this handsome and rarely seen 1971 Jaguar XK-E coupe, the first year for the Series III V12 configuration. Purchased new from Hansford Pontiac Jaguar Co., on 5/15/71! This is the true classic British enthusiast’s car, rare enough as a 4.2, but this “Unicorn” comes with the legendary 272 hp 5.3L V12! Enzo Ferrari called the XK-E “The most beautiful car ever made”
The Jaguar E-Type or the Jaguar XK-E for the North American market is a British sports car, which was manufactured by Jaguar Cars Ltd. between 1961 and 1975. Its combination of beauty, high performance, and competitive pricing established the marque as an icon of 1960’s motoring. The E-Type Series 3 was introduced in 1971, with a new 5.3 L twelve-cylinder Jaguar V12 engine. The Series 3 is easily identifiable by the large cross-slatted front grille, flared wheel arches, wider tires, four exhaust tips and a badge on the rear that proclaims it to be a V12.
Finished in a elegant Regency Red shows extremely well with minor imperfections visible upon close inspection. Both the front and rear preferred smaller chrome bumpers with rubber bumper over-riders fit nicely and compliment the body with only minor wear upon closer inspection. All trim is brilliant and bright and is presented in excellent condition. The original equipment 15-inch chrome wire wheels are in great shape and complement the dark red beautifully.
Inside, the new black Connolly leather bucket seats are great condition, the leather is in great condition with no notable worn areas. The matching black door panels, carpet and dashboard are a complimentary contrast to the striking Burgundy exterior of the car and look fantastic. All gauges are ergonomically place have correct appearance and function as originally designed. Heater and optional air conditioning function as designed, upgraded Rampage AM/FM stereo. The original equipment leather wrapped steering wheel with black dashboard adds to the typically British sport car look and feel. Included are original stamped service booklet, “protecto” identification plate and original owners manual.
This XK-E Jaguar comes equipped with a four Zenith-Stromberg side draft carburetored, 272 hp 5.3 L twelve-cylinder, mated to an optional 4 speed automatic transmission, power steering, monocoque construction, disc brakes, rack and pinion power steering, independent front and rear suspension, quad tail pipes, original tools. Included are original equipment 15-inch polished chrome wire wheels (with original knock off removal socket and hammer!) wrapped in sport rated radials.
Probably one of the most recognizable coupes ever produced, this “E-type” is the ideal combination of style, function and V12 performance…and with the endorsement of Enzo?, what are you waiting for? GET OUT AND DRIVE!!!
Current mileage on the odometer shows 94,861, it is sold as is on an actual mileage Box A Arizona title.