1966 Jaguar-XKE XKE Series I 4.2 OTS
|Performance:||4,235cc in-line six-cylinder with dual overhead camshafts rated at 265bhp|
|Transmission:||4-speed manual synchromesh manual shift|
|Suspension:||Independent front and rear suspension|
|Color exterior:||Golden Sand Exterior|
|Color interior:||Black Interior & Hood|
|Features:||Blauplunk AM/FM Radio|
|Wheels:||Chrome Wire Wheel|
|Tires:||Dunlop four-wheel discs, 96|
(SOLD) This incredible, all number’s matching, example is the beneficiary of a frame-up restoration that was done to such high standards, the car garnered an AACA award its first time out! Detailed in all areas, the exterior is a very handsome Golden Sand Metallic, with Black interior and hood, totally correct for 1966. All chrome and trim is exceptional as well as the Everflex soft top. The interior and top have been fitted and renewed to beautiful standards. The mechanical systems have been restored and serviced and functions as new with excellent compression and performance. Under the bonnet it is fully detailed to high-level show standards. All systems attended to and work correctly. The car handles remarkably well. Accompanying the car is its Heritage Certificate showing the Jaguar to be in the original color combination as it was when new. This roadster is a remarkable Jaguar and a superb Concours Class show car that will enhance any collection.
The early XKE cars have become highly regarded collectible cars because of the purity of their design and power engineering. The "mid-year" Jaguar XKEs has, likewise, gained collector attention because of their beauty and simplistic design which carried over largely unblemished from the early Series I cars. This 1966 Jaguar Series I E-Type is from the best of all the series XKEs to collect, drive, and appreciate. It is a true Series I E-Type. It features the 4.2 engine with fully synchronized manual transmission, comfortable bucket seats, center console, arm rest, and an improved brake system. Also, the Series I 4.2 features highly attractive covered headlights, toggle switches and full instrumentation.