1973 Jaguar XKE – HISTORY
1973 Jaguar XKE V-12
Red w/Black soft top. Tan interior. Four Speed Manual Transmission
Bought by present owner on 6/2/1986 with 28,,624 miles from Uptown Motors. Milwaukee, WI.
Appraisal was completed in 1994 and states as follows:
November 29, 1994
CAR: 1973 JAGJAR XKE V-12 CONVERTIBLE STANDARD 4 SPEED
BUILD DATE: October 1972
SERIAL NUMBER: 1821436
COLOR: Red exterior black top ? Natural Buckskin interior trimming
WHEELS/TIRES: Michelin /70 VR XWX with 11/32″ tread all across. Spare tire never used. Chrome
wire wheels in excellent shape
ENGINE AND MECHANICS ENGINE NUMBER 759226LA 12 Cylinder
No major leaks or problems. Recent refurbishing of engine compartment and engine detailing with all coolant hoses and carburetor overhaul September 1992 In general an excellent looking, running and well-performing example of the car. Transmission shifts perfectly, clutch is good.
INTERIOR TRIM: Excellent shape, left door panel could use sane trim work and some weather-strips
where cracking is occurring. Convertible top is a black Robbins new replacement with no defects and excellent back window. Carpets are excellent and covered with logo custom floor mats–sills are slightly scuffed and marked up.
ELECTRICAL: Equipment all works. Recent new battery with battery switch installed. The remote
adjustor for the left outside rear view mirror is broken.
CHROME/ BRIGHTWORK All in excellent shape with no marks or defects, optional
luggage rack is on rear trunk lid and an additional “grille Bard” is on the front bumper.
AUDIO EQUIPMENT: Radio is a Clarion 5500R Cassette Player ALARM: None
PAINTWORK: This car was originally Tobacco Brown and has been given a very high-quality red paint job. Substantial color change of everything except the firewall and lower engine compartment, some excessive painting was done under the front bonnet; painting some things that shouldn’t have been painted but the external finish is excellent with no dents, scratches or marks including the lower belly pan.
UNDER BODY/ CHASSIS
Clean and straight and no signs of any accident damage other than repaint.
Factory air conditioning works well.
Car has all tools, jack, unused spare tire with wheel and all manuals and most service records.
Engine Type: V12 5343 cc / 326.1 cu in. / 5.3 L.,
4-carburettor V-12 engine,
4-speed manual transmission,
4-wheel ventilated power disc brakes,
power rack-and-pinion steering,
Red with buckskin leather and black soft top,
chrome wire wheels,
Extremely quick and tight on the road,
Manual and service records included, original jack and unused spare tire,