Further to the powertrain works, the suspension was of course fully over hauled and the braking system was uprated to a Cooper craft system which makes the car stop very well, inspiring great confidence. Sold as shown with no warranty. Research has shown that early Vin's camein all sorts of variations which depended on the individualmanufacturer at that time. With a 0-60 time of around seven seconds and a 150-mph top speed, the Series I E-type was near the top of the early 1960s food chain and was indeed quicker than numerous sports cars with a much higher price tag. I intended on using it as is.
The engine continued to prove itself as a reliable and capable power plant. The 340 now offered power steering by Marles Varamtic. It was with this owner that tens of thousands were spent to create the best possible 340. It was introduced at the London Motor Show at Earls Court in October of 1959. In the mid 1950's American automobile manufacturers beganstamping and casting identifying numbers on cars and their parts. This is where the car was painted into the contemporary, unusual but stunning Sherwood Green. The rear windows nearly wrapped around to the enlarged side windows now with the familiar Jaguar D-shape above the rear door and completely chromed frames for all of the side windows.
The shell was very solid but any necessary small repairs were made and fresh metal was fabricated and welded in place if needed. In addition, we have cookies in place which are designed to help deliver the most relevant Jaguar Land Rover Classic Parts content and to enhance our future communications with you. You may delete and block all cookies from this site, but parts of the site will not work. Four-wheel disc brakes were standard and the 3. Never purchase a car even from a dealer without doing a vehicle data check. Leather seats were standard until 1967 when Jaguar offered it as optional in an effort to reduce the cost of the vehicle.
If you lost all your key you have to replace all key cylinders doors, trunk, ignition. Where is vehicle locate d? It has new water pump, hoses and much more. Three engine sizes were offered including the new 3. Nicely restored but not overly-restored. To navigate the content click on the menu items above or on the sidebars. These line up with the intended use of the vehicle which is as a weekend warrior rather than a daily driver.
It's not expensive these days, and could save you thousands of pounds, if the car turns out to be stolen. Needless to say, the car is now presented in immaculate condition. It is stamped or plated in about 10 different places on the car so it can be tracked in the case of theft or fraud. It had been parked until early 2016 when I purchased it from him. The 240 received an upgrade to a Borg-Warner 35 dual drive range instead of automatic transmission. Amble leather-like material and tufted carpet replaced the rich leather upholstery that had graced the earlier Mark 2. The body is pretty good the main structure is solid.
It was after this that it moved onto ownership with a British aerospace engineer in Cheshire who owned the vehicle for some considerable 24 years. The 340 also received slimmer bumpers, over riders and the rear end was subtly re-shaped. Parts are easy to find and not terribly expensive for any version of the E-type. The engine was then optically restored before being mated with the gearbox which was also fully overhauled aesthetically and mechanically. Invoices displaying all the parts ordered and images from the vehicles full restoration are also present within the file as well as the original service handbook and restoration portfolio.
This particular car was first owned by a welsh farmer, and originally ordered as old English white with red interior. Improvements to the design and modern materials resulted in a reduced overall weight. Needless to say, absolutely no expense was spared and a top-quality paint finish was achieved to adorn the superb shell with almost the best colour coat finish actually possible. Welcome to my website covering the restoration of my 1962 2. Needs probably needs alignment and other adjustments. Drive as you finish restoring! The transmission was typically a four-speed with overdrive though some Borg-Warner automatics were purchased, usually in the U.
It will probably need some fine tuning and adjustments to be fully roadworthy. Viewings are by appointment only. The odometer reads a mere 30,833 miles. It has the 3442cc inline six-cylinder engine mated to a Borg-Warner automatic transmission. To make the car financially accessible and compete with rivals such as the Rover P6, Jaguar finished the interiors of these last year run models in an Ambia leather like material with tufted carpets to make a cost saving in the production of the car. Having removed the upper steering column completely I have found that a botch job has been done on the horn pickup and the workshop manual is about as good as a chocolate tea pot. In 1967 Jaguar rebadged the 2.
There should be 17 digits. Sir William Lyons' magnificent Mark 2, in 2. The inventory on our site changes all the time, so there may be a small number of cars that will be sold when you call. The servicing intervals were increased from 2,000 miles to 3,000 miles and there was a bit of modification in the shaping of the rear body while slimmer bumpers and over-riders were fitted. A picture is distributed and confirmed with finge … rprints. The light color fabric on the back of the front seats is well worn and I have material to fix them included. Our headquarters are in Michigan but the majority of the inventory is located in other states.