The 1969 Jaguar E-type Roadster, is a stunning sports car that built upon the success of its predecessor, the Series 1 E-type. With its sleek styling, powerful engine, and innovative features, the E-type Roadster is a car that left a lasting impression on the automotive industry.
At the heart of the 1969 Jaguar E-type Roadster is a 4.2-liter, inline six-cylinder engine that deliveres 249 horsepower and 357 Nm of torque. This engine is mated to a four-speed manual transmission that featured synchromesh on all gears, allowing for smooth and precise gear changes.
The 1969 E-type Roadster's exterior design was an evolution of the Series 1 E-type, with its long hood, short rear deck, and curved fenders. It features a unique grille and a chrome bumper that wrapped around the front of the car. The car also has a convertible top that can be easily removed, allowing for open-air driving.
One of the most innovative features of the 1969 Jaguar E-type Roadster is its independent rear suspension. This suspension system allows for improved handling and stability, making the E-type Roadster a joy to drive on winding roads. The car also features disc brakes on all four wheels, which provide excellent stopping power.
On the plus side, the cooling system, always a thorn in the car’s side was upgraded with dual electric fans and the brakes also gained bigger calipers. The Jaguar E-Type was also an improvement ergonomically over the earlier cars. The 1969 cars are more user-friendly with the aforementioned mechanical improvements.
The interior was luxurious, with comfortable leather seats, wood trim, and a classic dashboard with chrome-ringed gauges.
Today, the 1969 Jaguar E-type Roadster is a sought-after classic car. Its sleek design, powerful engine, and innovative features make it a popular choice among collectors and enthusiasts. It is a reminder of the innovative spirit of Jaguar and a testament to the company's contribution to the automotive industry. Whether you're a collector, a Jaguar enthusiast, or just a fan of classic cars, the E-type Roadster is a car that's sure to turn heads and capture hearts.
This 1969 example is equipped with a 6-cylinder 4.2 liter engine and manual transmission. It is a US version (XKE Roadster) with US documents. It was imported to the Czech Republic 2018, after the previous owner owned the car for twenty years when he purchased the car from his grandfather. The car is a matching numbers example with deflectors on the side windows. The original color of the car was Primrose Yellow and it was repainted to black under renovation in 2010 and it is currently being renovated and repainted again.
A complete service included: - new refills - rebuilt brakes (new discs and hoses) - tuned carburetors - resealed valve covers - new bearings in the wheels - new mufflers - fuel pump - contactless ignition - new alternator and electric fan on the radiator - new chassis components (pins, silent blocks) - new tires (2017) - new roof (2018)
|Engine||4.235 ccm, 249 PS, I6|
|Steering||Left Hand Drive|
|Layout||Rear Wheel Drive|
|Color - exterior||Black|
|Color - interior||Black|
|Miles/Kilometers shown||82.907 mls|
|Chassis / VIN||1R8363|
|Location - Country||Czechia|
|Location - City||Hradec Kralove|
• 2-door convertible body type; • RWD (rear-wheel drive), manual 4-speed gearbox; • gasoline (petrol) engine with displacement: 4235 cm3, advertised power: 183 kW / 245 hp / 249 PS (gross), torque: 357 Nm; • characteristic dimensions: outside length: 4453 mm, width: 1657 mm, wheelbase: 2438 mm; • reference weights: base curb weight: 1321 kg; • top speed: 215 km/h (134 mph); • accelerations: 0-60 mph 6.5 s; 0-100 km/h 6.9 s