Busted Knuckles Auctions presents this 1971 Jaguar XKE Roadster finished in Red over tan leather interior. This XKE is powered by its numbers-matching 4.2-liter DOHC inline-six and is equipped with a four-speed manual gearbox. The selling Dealer states this is 1 of 26 total 6 Cylinder XKE Roadsters imported to the U.S. in late 1971 proven by the 2R14353 chassis number.
Series II XKE Jags included taillights mounted below the wrap-around rear bumper, larger front marker lamps, and uncovered headlight buckets. This Jaguar is equipped with 15 inch wire wheels and power-assisted disc brakes. Power comes from a numbers matching 4.2-liter DOHC inline-six featuring twin Stromberg carburetors. Power is rated at 246 horsepower and 263 lb-ft of torque. Power is sent to the rear wheels through a four-speed manual transmission.
The interior consists of tan leather seating and matching door panels with a black dashboard. Instrumentation includes a 160-mph speedometer, a 6k-rpm tachometer, battery voltage, oil pressure, water temperature, and fuel level guages. The odometer reads 31,777 miles and is said to be accurate.
The exterior of this XKE Roadster is finished in Signal Red. All of the brightwork shines with very little wear. Per the Seller, this car has undergone recent service including fluid changes, tune up, brake flush, and oil change and is ready for the road. Numerous pics of every corner can be seen in the gallery and a start up/walk around video is included below.
Basic information as stated by the seller
Make and Model
Seller – Dealer
Listing Type – Car
Year – 1971
Make – Jaguar
Model – XKE Roadster
VIN Number – Chassis – 2R14353
Exterior Color – Red
Interior Color – Tan
Engine Type – Numbers-Matching 4.2L Inline-Six
Odometer Reading – 31,777
Is The Mileage Accurate? – Yes
Is The Engine Original? – Yes
Transmission Type – 4-Speed Manual
Vehicle Title – Clean Texas Title
Location of Vehicle – Houston, TX