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Jaguar E-Type Series 1

Production: 03/1961 - 1968

Production Type: Mass Production

Produced: 38419

The Jaguar E-Type (XK-E) was introduced at the Geneva International Motor Show in March of 1961 and served as the replacement to the XK 120 which had premiered in 1948. Enzo Ferrari called the E-Type the most beautiful car ever made, and one example lives in the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art in New York City.

Jaguar E-Type Series 1 Technical Specification

Engine
3.8 L XK I6 – 265 bhp, 198 kW, 325 N⋅m
4.2 L XK I6 – 265 bhp, 198 kW, 384 N⋅m

Transmission
4-Speed Manual
3-Speed Automatic (automatic available 1966-onward, 2+2 model only)

Acceleration
6.4 Seconds (0-97 kmh / 0-60 mph)

Body Style
2-Door Fastback Coupé (FHC)
2-Door 2+2 Fastback Coupé
2-Door Roadster (OTS)

Dimensions
Length:
4,453 mm / 175.3125 in (FHC, OTS)
4,685 mm / 184.4375 in (2+2)
Width:
1,657 mm / 65.25 in (FHC, OTS, 2+2)
Height:
1,222 mm / 48.125 in (FHC)
1,181 mm / 46.5 in (OTS)
1,273 mm / 50.125 in (2+2)

Wheelbase
2,438 mm / 96.0 in (FHC, OTS)
2,667 mm / 105.0 in (2+2)

Weight
1,315 kg / 2,900 lb (FHC)
1,256 kg / 2,770 lb (OTS)
1,402 kg / 3,090 lb (2+2)

Jaguar E-Type Series 1 Models

Series 1 3.8 (FHC)
Production: 7,670

Series 1 3.8 (OTS)
Production: 7828

Series 1 4.2 (FHC)
Production: 5,830

Series 1 4.2 (OTS)
Production: 6,749

Series 1 4.2 (2+2)
Production: 3,616

Series 1.5 4.2 (FHC)
Production: 1.942

Series 1.5 4.2 (OTS)
Production: 2,801

Series 1.5 4.2 (2+2)
Production: 1,599

Jaguar E-Type also called

Jaguar E-Type Series I
Jaguar E-Type SI
Jaguar E-Type S1
Jaguar E-Type Series 1
Jaguar XK-E
Jaguar XKE

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