1965 Jaguar
Series 1 XKE FHC

This 1965 Jaguar E-Type Coupe is a great core car example that is currently in the process of receiving a Show-Driver level restoration. It is scheduled to be painted in its original color of Opalescent Golden Sand, with a Tan interior. It is a matching-numbers car, verified by it's Jaguar Daimler Trust Certificate. It is getting increasingly difficult to find matching-number E-types in thier original color; when we find such examples, we like to restore them to a higher level to not only preserve the great Heritage of E-types, but to also create a great investment for the collector. Read more about this exciting XKE restoration below.

During the E-Type’s restoration process, it has already been fully disassembled, and photo documented; it has been taken to bare metal, metal-worked on a rotisserie, then finished and will be repainted. All of the Coupe’s mechanical systems are being gone through and rebuilt to factory specification, and all brite work will be re-plated to that of our Show-Driver level quality. All other components on the Coupe are being gone through including the electrical, cooling, fuel, and the hydraulic systems, with each brought back to their respective proper specifications. The engine, transmission, and rear end are being completely rebuilt, along with the carburetors, starter, and alternator. The XKE’s radiator will be replaced, and its gas tank will be epoxy-sealed and restored as well, along with the addition of a new Stainless-Steel exhaust system.

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The interior of the XKE will receive a freshly trimmed interior, custom-fit and installed by our Master Trimmer in our upholstery department, along with a new headliner, sun visors, all panels, leather trimmed seats with Moquet backing, which is all in its correct materials. Our craftsmen have fully restored the car’s original wooden steering wheel, and it includes a complimenting fully functional, period-correct radio. Please be sure to check out our Fall 2020 Newsletter for further updates on this soon to be spectacular example!

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