1968 Jaguar E-Type Series I.5 4.2-Litre 2+2 Coupé

Lot Number 156

1968 Jaguar E-Type Series I.5 4.2-Litre 2+2 Coupé

A desirable, original, UK-supplied, right-hand drive Jaguar E-Type Series I.5 FHC with less than 55,000 miles indicated and just one former keeper.

  • Sold for: £42,750

Bid online during our live auction or at The Saleroom.

LIVE AUCTION: Saturday 23rd March | 12.00pm GMT
  • BODY COLOUR
    Jaguar Dark Blue
  • DRIVE
    RHD
  • Registration Number
    REG NUMBER
    XTW 803F
  • ODOMETER READING
    54699 Miles

SUMMARY

A desirable, original, UK-supplied, right-hand drive Jaguar E-Type Series I.5 FHC with less than 55,000 miles indicated and just one former keeper.

DESCRIPTION

  • An original UK-supplied Jaguar E-type Series I.5 4.2-litre, 2+2 Coupé with a manual gearbox
  • Finished in Jaguar Dark Blue with a grey leather interior
  • Specified from new as a standard model with standard wire wheels and 9:1 compression ratio and ordered with front seat belts (£10.00)
  • Supplied with its original order form from Lex Garages (13/10/1967) and the Sales Invoice for £2,140 11s 8d (17/01/1968)
  • With its original owner from new until 2016 and our vendor to date, so just one former registered keeper
  • 54,699 miles indicated which our vendor believes is genuine
  • MOT until June 2024 issued with 'No Advisories'. Good history file 
  • The Series I.5 is undoubtedly the best combination of design and function and certainly the rarest

 

SPECIFICATION

Lot Number
156
Make
JAGUAR
Model
E-TYPE SERIES 1.5
Variant
COUPE
Registration Number
XTW 803F
MOT Expiry
07/06/2024
Chassis Number
1E51095
Engine Number
7E540259
Transmission
Manual
Body Colour
Jaguar Dark Blue

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CCA VENDOR CONDITION REPORT

OVERALL:

87 / 135

Exterior


Bodywork:

Glass:

Paint:

Chrome:

Trim:

Remarks

Very original car having spent 23 years in storage before being recommissioned in 2001. Good exterior paintwork consistent with age. Beautiful dark blue exterior with grey leather seats and trim. A couple of areas of paint have been damaged and may require touch up, or leave as is depending on your choice. Stainless steel exhaust and Chrome wire wheels.

Interior


Door-Cards:

Carpets:

Seating:

Headlining:

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Boot:

Remarks

The leather seats would benefit from some TLC but again consistent with age.

Engine


Components:

Appearance:

Starting:

Running:

Remarks

Rear cross bulkhead water pipes replaced 2023 with no leaking detected.

Transmission


Gears:

Clutch:

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Remarks

Excellent original 4 speed box. A dream to drive, even on modern roads, very comfortable, standard 4 speed gearbox and transmission.

Running Gear


Axles:

Chassis:

Suspension:

Bearings:

Brakes:

Wheels & Tyres:

Remarks

Front suspension overhall 2023, new bushes, uprated front discs, hubs and brakes. Original parts available.

Electrics


Minor:

Major:

Remarks

All working as should, parts replaced and serviced as required. Starts well with original mechanical distributor.

Vehicle History

Remarks

2 owners from new, garaged and never driven in the wet, extensive history and documentation. Original owner from New till 2016, Current owner 2016 to date. Sales order and invoice with docs shows ordered Oct 67 and delivered Jan 68, so very early series1.5 car with mostly series 1 parts. Off road from 1977 to 2001. MOT’s to 2018 confirming mileage. Also original owners notebook of miles and trips. Invoices showing work completed over many years.


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A lot's condition report is compiled based on information provided to CCA by the vendor of the lot. CCA has no access to lots prior to a sale but does review their condition on the day of the sale. CCA strongly recommends viewing a lot prior to a sale as it cannot guarantee the accuracy of the information provided. CCA will not entertain any disputes over vendor condition reports.

Poor Numerous faults / Extensive damage / Many missing parts / Project or donor car

Fair Basic condition / Requires attention mechanically & cosmetically / Some damage / Some missing parts

Good Everyday useable classic car / Driven & enjoyed / Commensurate with age & mileage / Drives and looks as it should / Some vehicle history

Very good Almost pristine / Mechanically & cosmetically sound / Driven only occasionally / Extensive vehicle history

Excellent Pristine / Original / Documented nut & bolt ground-up restoration / Stored professionally / Trailered only / Complete vehicle history

CONSIGNOR

Consignor

For further information regarding this lot please contact Richard.

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Due to venue restrictions, all vehicles must be collected on Monday 25th March between 9am and 2pm.

Any vehicles not collected by this time will be transported to a secure storage facility in Northampton by our transport partner EM Rogers, the charges for which are £175 plus VAT for removal and £10 plus VAT per day for storage. We will make contact on Sunday to confirm how you will be removing your vehicle(s). If we do not hear back by 9am on Monday morning, we will arrange collection with EM Rogers on your behalf.