1968 Jaguar E-Type Series 1.5 Coupe

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  • Late-stage Series 1 E-type, colloquially known as the 1.5
  • One of approximately 1,500 units ever made
  • Complete and original interior
  • Holds an American title and EU import documents

The Appeal

In 1968, production was slowing down on the Series 1 E-Type, and a transitional car was brought onto the market as a stepping stone between it and its successor. Never formally named anything other than the Series 1, Jaguar enthusiasts around the world have since labelled it the 1.5 - though it's still a pretty hotly contested name. Regardless, with only about 1,500 of this transitional car ever made, owning one is a privilege.

This specific vehicle, complete with its original interior and factory air conditioning, offers a unique opportunity for the discerning collector or enthusiast. Whether you choose to restore it to concours condition or enjoy it as a driver's car, this E-Type promises to be a rewarding classic.

History and Paperwork

  • Sadly we know very little about the history of this car
  • Manufactured in 1968
  • Previously based in the USA
  • Holds an American title and EU import documents
  • No known modifications

The Condition

  • Utterly iconic bodywork in a stylish, quintessentially retro beige
  • Body is complete but could benefit from a new coat of paint
  • Chrome shows some patina but still casts a bright contrast
  • Some signs of blistering and corrosion
  • Car is sat atop its original spoked wheels
  • Underside is in fair order
  • Interior is complete and original but requires refurbishing
  • Driver's seat is worn and requires a retrim
  • Original factory air conditioning present but not functional
  • Some wear to the dashboard including the odd scuff or hole in the covering

The Mechanics

  • Equipped with a 4.2 litre 6-cylinder engine
  • Manual transmission
  • The car drives, brakes and shifts


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Auction Details
  • Year 1968
  • Make Jaguar
  • Model E-Type
  • Colour Beige
  • Mileage 55,725 Miles
  • Engine size 4200
  • Seller Type Trade
  • Town Netherlands
  • Country Netherlands
  • Auction ends
Bidding history
26 Bids
  • in•••• €53,000 27/03/24
  • in•••• €52,000 27/03/24
  • ow•••• €51,500 27/03/24
  • in•••• €50,500 27/03/24
  • st•••• €50,000 27/03/24
  • in•••• €48,500 27/03/24
  • ow•••• €48,000 27/03/24
  • in•••• €47,500 27/03/24
  • st•••• €47,000 27/03/24
  • in•••• €46,000 27/03/24

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