- coupe 34,099
- below average 7,101
- 31,000 good
- Los Angeles, CA
- 2 years
- below average 7,101 coupe 34,099 gasoline green manual
The car was an immediate sensation: itsspecification was state of the art, its bodywork arrestingly gorgeous, and the price surprisingly affordable. The cars were continuouslydeveloped, however, the arrival of the twelve cylinder engine changed the cars character irreversibly. The seriesii cars featured a host of changes to modernize the car, including larger lights and many changes introduced on theseries 1. 5 cars including stromberg carburetors and safer interiors. While lacking the purity of the early cars,they provide substantially the same experience and are dramatically less expensive, generally about half the priceof a comparable series i. This particular xke it has been maintained with no expense spared by its current owner with most servicesoccurring at british motor specialist . The car has received careful service. The thoroughness of the care isevident,the cars striking paintwork remain in good condition and show well. The paintwork is generally free of scratches. The car was repainted in a portion of the nose, other than that car still in original paint. The paint presentsstrongly overall with a few small blemishes and the occasional chip. Overall, the chrome on the car is good. Glassin the car is good overall and appears to be original. The overall cosmetic impression of the car is strong andthese small blemishes are only evident upon close inspection. The cars interior is still very soft and supple and is correct in appearance. The dash top appears in like newcondition and is excellent, as are the carpets. The balance of the interior appears to be original and is correctlypresented and in very good shape. The switches and instruments are in very good condition as well. The cars woodenwheel and shifter appear original and show some wear to the varnish. The engine of the car is clean and shows well, showing much evidence of recent maintenance and originality. Thewiring is tidy and an aftermarket aluminum radiator has been installed to improve the everyday drivability andusability of the car. The remainder of the engine compartment is tidy and quite clean for a driver level streetcar. Behind the wheel, this e-type is a pleasure. The engine displays good oil pressure, with fifty pounds indicated atidle when warm. The cooling system maintains proper temperature thanks to the additional cooling capacity from thealuminum radiator. The car is generally fantastically smooth in operation. The transmission is in good order withsmooth synchronizers and the correct amount of clutch free-play. The engine pulls strongly and smoothly to redlinewithout misses. The brakes stop well and straight with no pulsation. Overall, the car drives nicely in keeping withits status as a clean and well-maintained 34,000 mile vehicle.
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