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1971 Jaguar E-type Ser 3 Fixed Head Coupe 2+2 on 2040-cars

Year:1971 Mileage:45000 Color: Red / Black

Forest Hills, New York, United States

Forest Hills, New York, United States
Body Type:Coupe
Vehicle Title:Clear
Engine:5.3 liter 12 cylinder
Fuel Type:Gasoline
For Sale By:Private Seller
VIN: 1S70505BW Year: 1971
Number of Cylinders: 12
Make: Jaguar
Model: E-Type
Trim: Fixed Head Coupe
Options: Leather Seats
Drive Type: rear wheel drive/independent suspension
Mileage: 45,000
Sub Model: E-TYPE
Disability Equipped: No
Exterior Color: Red
Number of Doors: 2
Interior Color: Black
Warranty: Vehicle does NOT have an existing warranty
Condition: Used: A vehicle is considered used if it has been registered and issued a title. Used vehicles have had at least one previous owner. The condition of the exterior, interior and engine can vary depending on the vehicle's history. See the seller's listing for full details and description of any imperfections. ... 

1971 Jaguar E-type
Very early V12 built 12/1970 with
Small Bumpers and less emission equipment ,more horsepower

Heritage Certificate Documented

Original Color Combination

Matching Numbers
My e-mail address ;  to get picture link

Very Low Mileage Original Car
Please see over 100 addition pictures on shutterfly website
type in:   http://domejag1971.   then type in ;     shutterfly .com/pictures/144

This is my private car. I am not a dealer. This car has never been taken apart and put back together. It is an extremely solid , a beautiful driving E-type with plenty of power and torque. It is an extremely comfortable car and  highway worthy . It handles beautifully and its 4 wheel disc brakes make it stop quickly and safely. The body gaps ,door fit, hatch fit and bonnet are like they left the factory. The floors are solid and all four jacking points are solid. The engine starts first time everytime and has that wonderful sounding exhaust .It has great oil pressure, around 55-60 at start up and 45 running. The engine is sweet and strong with no smoking. The transmission shifts smoothly and flawlessly. It does drip a few drops of fluid after a run but nothing serious.  The interior is all original and has great patina plus all original seat belts.The floor rugs are in great condition.  The headliner is beautiful with no sagging . The spare tire wheel well is totally solid and has the original padding glued to the floor from the factory. The spare tire is the original tire that came with the car but I would recommend using it strictly on the show circuit. The original jacking tools and vinyl pouch are in the spare tire well with the spare tire. The car has new wire wheels and tires with less than 1 thousand miles on them. Chrome is all original and in very good condition showing normal wear. All lights and lenses are in great condition with no cracks or broken pieces. Weather stripping is all original and does show its age in spots. All the glass is in great condition with no cracks or broken areas. All the gauges work except for the clock. The A/C unit turns on but doesn't blow cold and one plastic air regulator is missing a few louvers. The heater,windshield wipers ,lights etc. all work as they should. The body is very straight and the underside is very solid. This car has always been garaged and maintained . The previous owner was a collector who garaged the car in his multi car garage for the 10 years that he  owned it. I don't have any history beyond that. I've owned many e-types over the years , but this one is definately one of the most comfortable ,driveable and  roomy e-type I've  ever owned. Just get in it and go !!!
The car has always been  signal red with black leather interior. It has one repaint  by the previous owner when he first bought the car. The paint has a very high luster and looks great from 5 to ten feet away. On close inspection it has its imperfections but with a very shiny luster plus the previous owner used a  tiny artist brush extensively to apply touch up paint  to cover up small rock chips etc. There are a few small scraps on the fender arches to note. One in front of the drivers front fender and one behind the drivers front fender. One behind the passenger rear tire and one on the passenger front fender. Nothing major but they don't show up that well in the pictures. The voltage regulator , alternator  ,battery ,spark plugs all replaced  2/12 .  Car is ready to be driven and enjoyed. Please look at all the pictures on the ebay auction but also the many other pictures I posted on my separate shutterfly web site. Please e-mail me at to get the exact link for over 100 additional pictures. There are many detailed  underside, interior, exterior photo's of this beautiful car for your review.  The car comes with a very nice car cover ,a Jaguar Heritage Certificate and the original owners manual ,documenting this cars originality and pedigree. Please type in this link for over 100 more photos of this car ;


  Engine number    7S1491-SA

Body Number     4S 50576

gearbox number    10515

Vin number     1S70505 BW

It was built December  30,1970 and dispatched    January 25,1971 

If you live within 200 miles of zip 11375 , you can certainly plan on driving this car home . It is very confidence inspiring ,drives straight and true , very solid feel and extremely comfortable to drive . If you need to have it shipped I will do my best to work with your agent.

Foreign buyers welcome. I will ship  anywhere at the buyers expense working with the buyers agent. Any buyer outside the United States must pay for the car by wire transfer to my bank. U.S. BUYERS must pay by wire transfer, certified bank check by a large US BANK OR cash. I reserve the right to sell the car privately.

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Not only is Jaguar not interested in entering V8 Supercars, says Blackhall, it also fails to understand the recent entries from AMG and Volvo. "I don't know what it does for AMG to get flogged by a V8 Commodore week after week, but it's their brand, their issue. And the same thing will happen to Volvo to be honest."
Judging by Blackhall's statements to, after not-so-serious consideration, the automaker decided the monetary commitment it would take to compete for wins would be more than any potential exposure would be worth, despite the fact that Jaguar has a 5.0-liter V8 to go along with what would seem to be a tailor-made rear-wheel-drive chassis. For what it's worth, one offer would have had Jaguar putting its name across an engine made by someone else, an option that was flatly turned down.

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