Jaguar E type – Series 2 – 4.2l – 1968

Jaguar E type from 1968

This Jaguar E type is restored by Bram’s Classic Cars. The Jaguar E type (XKE) with original engine is an early Series 2 from 1968. This roadster was shipped to the Netherlands in 1971. The original color of this car was Primrose Yellow however it was red when the restoration was started. The car will be restored back to its original condition.

The restoration will be a complete nuts and bolt restoration. The project was started by the previous owner, but due to illness he couldn’t complete the restoration. When bought the body was already completely restored by the previous owner. This was be done  professionally by skilled people. Rusted panels were replaced, like the floor wells were replaced by new ones and welded in. The seams were tinned to prevent water inclusion.

The original matching number engine is completely overhauled. The cylinders were honed, piston rings replaced, all bearings replaced, new oil pump, new waterpump, new alternator and new starting motor. Also the transmission was checked and worn parts were replaced. Also the clutch was renewed. Under block is painted black and the valve cover is powder coated in black. The two Zenith Stromberg carburetors were restored and the ignition is converted to electronic ignition.

  • Rear wheel suspension (IRS):
    • New shocks and springs
    • All bearings replaced
    • Brake disks and brake pistons replaced
    • UJ renewed
    • Differential checked for wear
  • Front wheel suspension:
    • All rubbers replaced
    • Bearings replaced
    • Parts powdercoated
    • New brakedisks and brake calipers revised
    • Steering rack revised
  • Radiator block revised and improved.
  • Brake-system completely overhauled including brake servo, master and slave cilinder and Cunifer brakelines.
  • New wiring harness.
  • Heater revised
  • New windscreen and sidewindows
  • All chrome rechromed or new
  • Bonnet completely rebuild. So no rust
  • New lighting
  • etc. etc.

Interior is completely renewed and is in high quality black leather. The hood is a new Sonnenland hood.

Car comes with Dutch license plates and registration. The car is MOT checked. The first 200 miles are driven to reassure reliability.


General information
Year 1968 Exterior color Primrose Yellow
Brand Jaguar Interior color  Zwart
Model E-type VIN 1R7638
Odometer 120 Miles Gearbox 4-Speed
Motor 4.2 Liter lijn 6  Price Price on Request

See below pictures of the car:

And below some pictures during restoration: