Series 2

From 1968 to 1971

The E-type Series 2 models were introduced from 1968 incorporating the necessary changes above, plus a wider intake ‘mouth’ to improve air flow into the engine compartment, revised rear lighting and updated interior trim. Now also available with a choice of disc steel wheels instead of the traditional wires, the range included all three body styes, roadster, fixed head and 2 + 2. 

Model Summary

Model Type:

E-Type

Production Dates:

1968 - 1971

Engine Range:

4.2 Litre series 2

0 - 60 mph:

seconds

Top Speed:

mph

Series 2 Technical Specifications

Technical Information

Engine Statistics

 4.2 Litre series 2
Engine (cc)4235
Bore and Stroke (mm)92.07 x 106
Compression Ratio9:1 (8:1 optional)
BHP265
@ RPM5400
Torque (lb ft)283
@ RPM4000
Fuelling3x SU carbs, 2x Stromberg (US)

Engine Performance

 4.2 Litre series 2
Top Speed mph
0 - 60 mph seconds
Fuel Consumption mpg

Model Specifications

 4.2 Litre series 2
Transmission4-speed all synchro 2+2 B/W 3-speed auto
Wheel Size (in)15, wire
Suspension (Front)Ind wishbone, torsion bar
Suspension (Rear)Ind lower wishbone, upper driveshaft link, radius arms, coil springs
Brakes4-wheel disc, rear inboard

Model Dimensions

 4.2 Litre series 2
Length (in)0
Width (in)0
Height (in)0
Wheelbase (in)0
Front Track (in)0
Rear Track (in)0
Weight (Cwt)0

Optional Extras

  • Choice of three radio installations with fitting kits
  • Two choices of bonnet-mounted wing mirrors
  • Locking petrol filler cap
  • Front seat safety belts
  • Rear seat safety belts for 2+2 model
  • Front seat headrests
  • Electrically heated rear screen
  • Sundym tinted glass
  • Alternative choice of tyres
  • Chromium-plated wire wheels
  • Chromium-plated steel wheels
  • Air-conditioning

Chassis Numbers

ModelDriver SideChassis No. CommencedNumber made
E-type Series 2 OTSRHD1R1001775
E-type Series 2 OTSLHD1R70017852
E-type Series 2 FHCRHD1R200011070
E-type Series 2 FHCLHD1R250013785
E-type Series 2 2+2RHD1R350011040
E-type Series 2 2+2LHD1R400014286

Series 2 Events

Mark Russell And Mark Gordon Cg

A day of classic racing at one of the best circuits in the UK. Join hundreds of car clubs and displays as well as get up close to racing legends.

A day of classic racing at one of the best circuits in the UK. Join hundreds of car clubs and displays as well as get up close to racing legends.

Trackday 2

Ever thought of trying your car on the track or just want to experience the thrill in the hands of a professional tutor?Well now you can!...

Ever thought of trying your car on the track or just want to experience the thrill in the hands of a professional tutor?Well now you can!...

Club News

Clifton E Type

The Jaguar Enthusiasts' Club are delighted to announce an exclusive 10% discount deal for our Members with Strongman Tools, a Warwickshire based family owned company with a history of supplying to the classic enthusiast market.

The Jaguar Enthusiasts' Club are delighted to announce an exclusive 10% discount deal for our Members with Strongman Tools, a Warwickshire based family owned company with a history of supplying to the classic enthusiast market.

Dsc 1337

Silverstone Classic 2017 was a real Jaguar experience this year. Over 400 Jaguars turned out to display on the Copse Banking area, a record number of XJ220's on track and the Jaguar Challenge made its first appearance at the event....

Silverstone Classic 2017 was a real Jaguar experience this year. Over 400 Jaguars turned out to display on the Copse Banking area, a record number ...

E Type Series 2 Fhc
E Type Series 2 Rdster

Model Contacts

Art Lawrence

E-Type Forum Co-ordinator & E-Type Registrar

Tel: +44 07834 542403@: etype.jec@gmail.com

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