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

Pcrs Logo

The Restoration Show returns for its 5th year and we return with more advice and demonstrations that you may face restoring or maintaining your Jaguar. ...

The Restoration Show returns for its 5th year and we return with more advice and demonstrations that you may face restoring or maintaining your Jag...

Essen Logo

The Techno Classica, Essen is the premier indoor classic event of the year in Europe. Not many events can boast the scale and standard this show can. Come along and join us as we host our annual Club stand and enjoy this fantastic event.

The Techno Classica, Essen is the premier indoor classic event of the year in Europe. Not many events can boast the scale and standard this show can. Come along and join us as we host our annual Club stand and enjoy this fantastic event.

Club News

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Fancy taking yours ARDS course at the iconic Goodwood circuit, well now you can, not only that but as a JEC member, you would save 12% on the cost. Have a look at the dates and book your experience using the number given now....

Fancy taking yours ARDS course at the iconic Goodwood circuit, well now you can, not only that but as a JEC member, you would save 12% on the cost....

F Type

We are immensely proud that our Windsor event raised £105,000 for The Princes Trust, and was also voted 'Club Event of the Year'. Tonight we will be handing over the proceeds to the Trust, read more below.

We are immensely proud that our Windsor event raised £105,000 for The Princes Trust, and was also voted 'Club Event of the Year'. Tonight we will be handing over the proceeds to the Trust, read more below.

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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