1970 SERIES 2 E-TYPE JAGUAR 2+2

Painstakingly being restored ready for the summer. It is in the most original condition, of any S2 E-type currently available right down to the factory
numbers written on panels behind the trim.

Many factory options including -


Factory fit power steering
Factory fit air conditioning
Automatic gearbox
Disc wheels (much stronger than wires)
Tinted glass

This LHD vehicle when new, was first UK registered in Coventry during 1970 then exported to New York, ending up in California. It was repatriated and used in the UK during the early 90’s and barn stored for almost 23 years.

Exterior:
Incredibly well preserved, this E-type only required a new boot floor and fuel tank. Every other panel from the sills to the bonnet are totally original and only required a small amount of work (including lead loading). We will also be restoring the original chrome work. The car has been painted back to its original factory pale blue.

Interior:
Black with black leather seats. Metal work has been repainted internally, new carpet throughout, with re-trimmed front/rear leather seats and interior panels. Moto-lita wood rim steering wheel, new Securon inertia seat belts and you have the choice of lap or inertia for the rear. Refurbished dashboard with some new instrumentation, refurbished switches/controls, dash-top and perfect original crash rail. Audio choice is still free although we do have period radios available.

Factory Ac system:
This extremely rare option has been painstakingly restored taking over 30 hours of work. The original troublesome froststat and switchgear has been reworked. The AC compressor and condenser will be new Sandown type units connected to refurbished original pipework and a N.O.S receiver drier.

Engine/mechanicals:
Completely stripped and refurbished, restored original carbs, ignition and radiator. Stainless exhaust and all new pipework. Reconditioned original Borg warner gearbox (under warranty). Completely refurbished differential/axle.

Running gear:
Totally overhauled with new bushes, seals and paint work. Original refurbished front calipers and new rear calipers with copper brake lines. New discs pads and bearings. Overhauled original factory steering rack with new tie rods and ends(under warranty). The original optional chrome wheels will be refurbished if required. Vehicle has been comprehensively rust proofed using 3m shutz, stonechip and many litres of Wax-oil before reassembly.

Overall condition:
This car has been stripped to a bare shell with frames off, you will not find a better specified more original S2 E-type at this price level, with this history and attention to details. Doors glide shut, everything works and the drive will be perfect.

History/documents:
1x Heritage certificate: Engine, gearbox, body & chassis numbers all match and it shows date of first registration in Coventry.
1x V5 document (Car is Sorned)original US registration paperwork.