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 Ratio 9:1 (8:1 optional)
BHP 265
@ RPM 5400
Torque (lb ft) 283
@ RPM 4000
Fuelling 3x 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
Transmission 4-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
Brakes 4-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

Model Driver Side Chassis No. Commenced Number made
E-type Series 2 OTS RHD 1R1001 775
E-type Series 2 OTS LHD 1R7001 7852
E-type Series 2 FHC RHD 1R20001 1070
E-type Series 2 FHC LHD 1R25001 3785
E-type Series 2 2+2 RHD 1R35001 1040
E-type Series 2 2+2 LHD 1R40001 4286

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.

S Type Sport

20th October this year marks 20 years exactly since the launch of the Jaguar S-TYPE at the NEC Motor Show. JEC members are invited to a celebration of the model at Jaguar Works where we will have a line-up of S-type and free tours of the Works Fa...

20th October this year marks 20 years exactly since the launch of the Jaguar S-TYPE at the NEC Motor Show. JEC members are invited to a celebratio...

Club News

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We are very proud of our Jaguar Summer Festival 2018 at Wroxall Abbey. What better way to enjoy the event with a video recap....

We are very proud of our Jaguar Summer Festival 2018 at Wroxall Abbey. What better way to enjoy the event with a video recap....

Brands2

​Continuing our successful formula of providing an informal track day experience to our members and beyond we are returning to the famous track, Castle Combe in Wiltshire.

​Continuing our successful formula of providing an informal track day experience to our members and beyond we are returning to the famous track, Castle Combe in Wiltshire.

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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