Thursday, July 17, 2014

E is for Effervescent: 1967 Jaguar XKE

This Jaguar has 74,000 miles, fresh paint and new metal panels welded in place of the old rusted ones. Nothing new can be said about the original Jaguar XKE and its bulbous hindquarters, so have some traditional Japanese poetry. Find this 1967 Jaguar XKE 2+2 Fixed-Head Coupe Coupe in Tifton, GA for $26,500 via Hemmings.

classic lines, high price
faster than a trip to France
slightly less hair too

slushbox luxury
shifting gears is for peasants
(don't tell Stirling Moss)

series 1.5:
buying a cheap classic Jag?
you degenerate

future wire problems
rust, smells like a wet dog
$30k well spent

zero to sixty
slower than a V6 Camry
oh, what hath God wrought?

2+2 seating
room for that other couple a Chevy V8
from a junkyard trip

white window sticker
surely stands for Great Britain
or maybe George Bush

you just read a post
about a Jaguar E-type
sans innuendo

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PhiLOL actually likes the tuna here, but abhors structural rust. Save the manuals.

This post is part of Daily Turismo's 2nd Birthday Celebration -- DT's ABCs.

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  1. Perry here. It's NOT a "Fixed Head Coupe"---- it's just a a 2+2. It cannot be both. The FHC is a far better looking (& more pricey) machine.

    1. My fault. It's been fixed. I blame the saké.


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