1972 Jaguar XKE E-Type - 42K Miles, 5.3L V12, Fresh from Storage!

1972 Jaguar E-Type

Jaguar E-Type 1972 technical specifications

Condition: Used
Item location: Hopkins, Minnesota, United States
Make: Jaguar
Model: E-Type
Type: Coupe
Year: 1972
Mileage: 42,471
VIN: 1S72883BW
Color: Red
Engine size: 5.3L V12
Number of cylinders: 12
Fuel: Gasoline
Transmission: Manual
Drive type: RWD
Interior color: Beige
Vehicle Title: Clear
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The Jaguar E-Type, or the Jaguar XK-E for the North American market, is a British sports car, which was manufactured by Jaguar Cars Ltd between 1961 and 1975. Its combination of beauty, high performance, and competitive pricing established the marquee as an icon of 1960s motoring. At a time when most cars had drum brakes, live rear axles, and mediocre performance, the E-Type sprang on the scene with 150 mph and a sub-7 second 0–60 time, monocoque construction, disc brakes, rack and pinion steering, independent front and rear suspension, and unrivaled looks. The E-Type was based on Jaguar's D-Type racing car which had won the 24 Hours of Le Mans three consecutive years (1955–1957) and, as such, it employed the racing design of a body tub attached to a tubular framework, with the engine bolted directly to the framework. On its release Enzo Ferrari called it "the most beautiful car ever made". In March 2008, the Jaguar E-Type ranked first in The Daily Telegraph online list of the world's "100 most beautiful cars" of all time.

This particular 1972 Jaguar E-Type V12 2+2 is fresh out of long-term climate controlled storage! Registration tabs place the car last on the road in 2004. Engine/Transmission runs and drives but will need complete maintenance done due to its long-term storage. Mileage shows 42,741 which we believe to be correct. While some may chose to give it a re-spray, some may chose to leave the originality intact. The hood/body does have some paint cracking/chipping but could be presentable with a judicial touch-up and buffing. Feel free to email/call us with any questions you may have. (See Below)

We do our best to accurately describe the vehicle to the best of our abilities. Any descriptions or representations are for identification purposes only and are NOT to be construed as a warranty of any type. It is the responsibility of the BUYER to have thoroughly inspected the vehicle, and to have satisfied himself or herself as to the condition and value and to bid based upon that judgment solely. The SELLER shall and will make every reasonable effort to disclose any known defects associated with this vehicle at the buyer's request prior to the close of sale. The BUYER is responsible for any/all shipment costs involved in transportation of the vehicle. References for shippers are available upon request.

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Contact Information

  • Foreign Affairs Automotive
  • 8790 Excelsior Blvd
  • Hopkins, MN 55343
  • 952.939.9282

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