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1972 Jaguar E-type Series III V12 Roadster, Restored, Rare 4-speed, Great Car!

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Manufacturer: Jaguar
Model: E-Type
Year: 1972
Type: Convertible
Color: Red
Mileage: 69,812
Engine: V12
Transmission: Manual
Fuel Type: Gasoline
Trim: Roadster
Interior Color: Black
Vehicle Title: Clear
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1972 Jaguar E-type Series III V12 Roadster, Restored, Rare 4-speed, Great Car! for sale

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  • 1972 Jaguar E-type Series III V12 Roadster, Restored, Rare 4-speed, Great Car!

Email: marc@motorcartrader. com Phone: 980. 216. 8550

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MotorCarTrader. com is thrilled to present this special. early model 1972 Jaguar E-type Series III  V12 Roadster. This car was built on March 27 of 1972. This was the 274th Jaguar E-type Series III OTS (Open Two Seater) LHD car produced.  This great Jaguar was dispatched on April 14 of 1972. The original colors of this great car are Signal red with Black interior. This is a matching numbers car. We sold this car in 2001 and recently acquired back from the owner who had the car since 2001 (we sold this car to him in 2001). He placed about 1. 00 miles on the car since (from October 2001 to November 2013). Prior to his ownership (pre 2001). the car was in a large collection until our initial purchase in 2001.

This truly is one of the nicer upper level driver V12 Roadsters you will find anywhere. As we understand. it was restored on an excellent original car prior to our initial ownership in 2001 and driven sparingly since. The previous owner was unable to drive this car and it sat for about a year before we purchased the car back in the fall of 2013. Below are some of the work we did to the car and work done by a Jaguar V12 specialist. Also. more details on this truly excellent Jaguar E-type Roadster:   A new complete stainless steel exhaust system installed with a new quad fantail (resonator) in chrome. New electronic ignition installed with new champion plugs. new coil. new rotor. new ignition pick up and new cap. Fuel drained and Stromberg carburetors completely rebuilt with new floats and carb rebuilt kits. New (original type) Electronic Fuel pump installed. Cooling system drained. New water tank installed and fresh coolant added. New thermostat installed. New rebuilt AC compressor installed with new hoses. FREON Level Charged and checked for leaks. Blows cold AC.   New Clutch master cylinder installed and system bled. New transmission mount installed. Koni Shocks installed. Underside. floors. rear end and pan completely degreased before new SS exhaust install. The underside was then. cleaned. detailed and re-sprayed (pictures available before and after). All switches. gauges and wiring gone through. New rubber floor mats. Valve Cover gaskets replaced as well as the Cam Towers resealed to prevent oil leaking on manifolds and  exhaust (a common problem for v12 e-types which will lead to smoking).  Valves were inspected at this time. New water outlet o'rings installed.   The engine is excellent with great compression of 155 to 165 psi across all 12 cylinders. A lot of V12s do not have this consistent compression across all 12 cylinders and this engine is very. very strong. The oil pressure is 60 to 70 pounds when the engine is warm. Matching numbers car as per the Heritage Certificate and Original color combination of Signal Red with black interior. A rare earlier model without big. ugly. black rubber bumpers. The earlier engines and cars (like this one) had higher 9:1 compression. In October of 1972 and after. all USA and Canadian cars received low compression pistons and in September 1973 all cars had new camshafts with changed cam profiles. This car was produced before these  changes. The car runs and drives exceptional. It is very fast and tight. This E-type handles great and is a pleasure to drive. Steering is easy. the clutch feels great and the car shifts beautifully with no noise in any of the gears. The paint on the car is excellent with a few minor chips and a few minor wear marks. We have driven this car. it is meant to be driven. a higher end drive and not a show/trailer queen. The interior is also excellent with minimal wear. The original steering wheel does show some patina and gives the car nice character. The soft top and boot are vinyl.  Though they are not new. they function fine with no tears or shrinkage.   All chrome is also beautiful and looks great. This car does not rust and the original floors are excellent from both the top side and underside.

Overall. this is a great higher end driver level Jaguar E-type V12 Roadster. It would be hard to replicate this car both cosmetically. structurally and mechanically as this car is truly right and an absolute blast to drive. Earlier model V12 roadster are becoming harder and harder to find in this condition. This is a great investment car to own and enjoy.  

This automobile is available for inspection in Cornelius. NC and by appointment only. All cars sold “AS IS” with no warranty stated or implied with all faults and imperfections. No allowance will be given for any of the cars imperfections. Please read all terms as listed below. so you as a potential buyer understand the sale terms. International Buyers Welcome. Reasonable offers considered and low offers immediately declined. If you have any questions please email us at:

CLICK HERE TO EMAIL ME or at marc@motorcartrader. com or contact me at 980. 216. 8550

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If a mutually agreeable price has been established the buyer is responsible for shipping costs. and all applicable taxes. A 10% deposit is due immediately and full payment must be received within 7 days after the auction has closed. All inspections must be done before or during this time. Please only serious interest on this vehicle. If you have any specific questions please ask them BEFORE you participate in the auction. This car is available for sale locally as well. so we reserve the right to cancel the auction if the car is sold. Motorcartrader. com. LLC is the owner of this car and it does have clear title. Cars are available for viewing and inspection. by appointment to serious parties. It is the buyer's responsibility to do all research. inspections and decision-making regarding these vehicles to verify condition and authenticity. In addition to have satisfied himself or herself as to the condition and value and to bid based upon that judgment solely. In other words please make sure you are comfortable with the car. its condition and sure the car is right for you before participating in the auction. This vehicle is sold “AS IS” with no warranty stated or implied or written. No allowance or set aside will be made on account of any incorrectness. imperfections. defects or damage. All sales are FINAL. Any descriptions or representations are for identification purposes only and are not to be construed as a warranty of any type Seller assumes no responsibility for any repairs regardless of any oral statements about the vehicle. We  do not have a Service shop for these cars. PLEASE UNDERSTAND: There are very few classic cars in this world that are truly. truly perfect. There are however cars that are perfect for individuals as this is subjective. Please make sure this car is right for you. Because of the years of most of these cars and their age. we cannot verify that the mileage is original from new unless otherwise stated. We reserve the right to cancel any bids on any user with negative feedback or 0 feedback. If you are bidding and have negative or 0 feedback or completely new to ebay. please inform us of your offer to confirm that your intentions are to buy this vehicle. When you have placed an offer this means that you fully understand ALL of these terms and are willing to abide by ALL of them. Thank you and good luck bidding on this great automobile! The Pictures are Listed Below. They will load shortly and you can scroll down to view an extensive display of pictures

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