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

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The London Classic Car Show is the must attend event for any discerning classic car owner, collector, expert or enthusiast. Bringing together an international celebration of the very best dealers, manufacturers, car clubs and products.

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This beautiful island tour showcases Jersey's sparkling seas, golden sands and picturesque harbours with lovely countryside all within easy reach.&...

Club News

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The classic car season culminates in the indoor event of the year for the Jaguar Enthusiasts' Club as we scoop the "Event of the Year 2017" award. The end of season event was the perfect time to celebrate all the hard work that the team at the JEC...

The classic car season culminates in the indoor event of the year for the Jaguar Enthusiasts' Club as we scoop the "Event of the Year 2017" award. ...

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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