1962 Jaguar E-type, XKE, Series 1, Fixed Head Coupe, Flat Floor, with aluminum dash & console.
Factory original color "Carmen Red" on Tan leather with a 3.8L DOHC triple carb engine.
The Jaguar was previously owned by an Airline Pilot for 27 years who had hobby interests in both vintage planes and
sports cars. This car has been stored in his private airplane hangar for the last 15 years of ownership, I have
included pictures as found in the hangar.
The XKE was bought new in Toronto, Ontario, Canada and has resided in Toronto (and surrounding area) for its entire
life, being a Toronto car it has suffered from the usual floor plan, rocker panel & spare wheel well rot. The
driver's floor has had an amateur repair done, and the passenger side for the most part is original but with a
small patch riveted in. The body has had body work done over the years and there is plenty of 'filler' in several
areas of the body. The bonnet shows ripples near the beading strips on both sides and is generally wavy due to poor
The Jag has received two respray's, one in white during the early 80's and another in the early 90's in a shade of
red close to the factory original color. During the 80's refurbishment of the interior was done. The seats were
recovered in a burgundy leather along with the door and rear deck side panels. The headliner, console, and side
cargo panels were re-covered in a burgundy velour.... very popular at the time, as many new cars were finished in
The exterior paint was OK when done, but has suffered from amateur bondo patch work and paint blow-in from a rattle
Mechanically it is in non-running condition, but the engine does turn freely. It is a non-matching numbers car, but
does have a 3.8L Jaguar engine. The triple carburetors are long gone, and have been replaced with a twin SU carb
conversion, the rest of the running gear is original to the car. The brake and clutch hydraulics are not functional
but the vehicle does roll easily and the gearbox can be shifted through all the gears.... the car steers as it