1963 JAGUAR XKE ROADSTER - 137727 Sold* at Scottsdale 2013 - Lot #1274.1 1963 JAGUAR XKE ROADSTER https://cdn.barrett-jackson.com/staging/carlist/items/Fullsize/Cars/137727/137727_Front_3-4_Web.jpg
Lot #1274.1   1963 JAGUAR XKE ROADSTER
Auction Scottsdale 2013
Status Sold
Lot 1274.1
Year 1963
Model XKE
*Includes Buyer Commission
VIN 877429
Exterior Color BLACK
Interior Color TAN
Cylinders 6
Engine Size 3.8L
Transmission 5-SPEED MANUAL
Lot #1274.1 - Classic Showcase restored this beautiful E Type to a show/driver level. This E Type is in a very rich color combination of black and tan. Included in the restoration process, the vehicle was stripped to bare metal, placed on a rotisserie, metal finished, leaded, all body parts and chrome were fitted to the car, it was prepared for primer, sealer, paint, clear, color sanded and buffed to a fabulous finish. All systems such as the electrical, cooling and fuel have been gone through. The engine was rebuilt back to factory specifications, as well as the rear end and suspension and all mechanical components. The transmission was upgraded to a new 5-speed manual for better handling and performance with no modifications to the car. The clutch system and hydraulic system were replaced. The car received all new rubber, seals and complete new wire loom. The car has received a new correct exhaust system, new battery, the gas tank has been epoxy sealed and radiator was upgraded to an all-aluminum radiator with auxiliary fan. All of the bright work was re-plated or replaced as needed. The car received a complete new custom tailored and fit interior, in the correct materials by Classic Showcase upholstery department professionals. Also the car was fitted with a new canvas top with restored bows and hardware. There is an incredible sound system that was fabricated and custom fitted to the cockpit of the E Type that includes AM/FM/CD player in the dash with an iPod jack. The speakers are made by Focal America and the speaker boxes are specially built for good acoustics. The odometer shows 850 test miles since the restoration. A DVD of the restoration process will accompany the vehicle.