Built November 1969 this Jaguar was the 407th produced that year.
When introduced in 1961 Auto Week road tested the XKE which achieved 150 miles per hour. The XKE was modeled after the XKC & D type racing Jaguars of the 1950s, which achieved several wins at LeMans.
Built by William Lyons and body designed by Malcolm Sayers using the torsional strength of the alloy body panels to lesson the weight added to the exceptional performance of the car.
A race proven XK 4.2 liter dual over head cam hemi engine producing 265 horsepower coupled with a four-speed gear box, four wheel disc brakes, and full independent suspension made the XKE one of the most advanced cars of its time.Also photographed at :