1964 Jaguar-XKE XKE Series I 3.8 OTS
|Transmission:||4 Speed manual|
|Color exterior:||Red, Tan Top and boot|
|Features:||AM Push Button radio|
|Wheels:||Chrome Wire Wheels with Jaguar Knockoffs|
|Tires:||Michelin Redlines 185-15|
|Engine #:||R 9604-9|
(SOLD) This Jaguar has been through a comprehensive restoration to a Show/ Driver level by Jaguar professionals. It is a numbers matching example and comes with a Heritage Certificate of authenticity. The restoration of this vehicle to a Show/Driver level included the following: Fully disassemble and document with photos the vehicle. Body stripped to bare metal, metal work the body, fit all body parts and chrome, seal, primer, paint base coat, clear coat, color sand and buff all body panels. New rubber, seals, grommets and gaskets, trim and bright work replaced or re-plated. A new proper interior was custom fit and installed and includes leather sport seats and wood steering wheel. The engine and transmission have been rebuilt, rebuilt carburetor, restored radiator, gas tank, new exhaust system installed. All mechanical components have been gone through and brought back to factory specifications. Serviced, repaired or replaced hydraulic system and suspension. The chassis has been restored, and other parts restored and refinished as needed. This is an wonderful example of a early E-type in a fabulous color combination that a Jaguar collector, or enthusiast, to add to their collection, drive, enjoy and compete in their favorite Concours.
The Open Two Seater (OTS) model has come more generally to be known as the Roadster. The boot lid on the Roadster model consisted of a gently curved panel with the edges turned over a cruciform pressing to add torsional stiffness. This model also had screen pillars that were given chrome finishers, chrome trim around the base of the screen as well as the top of the doors. Chrome plated door handles, three piece chrome beading around the top and sides of the tonneau panel edge in the number plate area and a ‘JAGUAR’ chrome plated script on the boot lid. The E-type was fitted with a combined sidelight and indicator unit in a chrome plated casting. The seats were trimmed completely in leather and the cushions were removable.