Jaguar E Type Car Numbers Identification 1961-1974

The Jaguar E Type car number is stamped on a factory builders plate that is riveted to the right-hand frame cross member above the hydraulic shock absorber mounting (Close to the inside front right wheel area).

Ordering new parts from a certified Jaguar E Type parts dealer is indispensable to continue to preserve its originality and therefore increase its value as much as possible and with the help of the information on this plate you can use the correct numbers in ordering the correct parts.

On this plate, if its luckily still there or readable, not only will you find the car number but as well vital and useful information on engine number, body number and gearbox number to identify your car and crucial in ordering the right part for your Jaguar XKE as it is known in the United States.

  • Starting nº - Ending nº - Model specifics as it rolled off the factory

Series 1 3.8 Liter Cars (1961-1968)

  • 850001 – 850943 - RHD OTS (Right Hand Drive) (Open Two Seaters)
  • 860001 – 861799 - RHD FHC (Right Hand Drive) (Fixed Head Coupés)
  • 875001 – 881887 - LHD OTS (Left Hand Drive) (Open Two Seaters)
  • 885001 – 890873 - LHD FHC (Left Hand Drive) (Fixed Head Coupés)

Series 1 4.2 Liter Cars (late 1964)

  • 1E1001 - 1E1863 - RHD OTS (Right Hand Drive) (Open Two Seaters)
  • 1E10001 - 1E15888 - LHD OTS (Left Hand Drive) (Open Two Seaters)
  • 1E20001 - 1E21583 - RHD FHC (Right Hand Drive)(Fixed Head Coupés)
  • 1E30001 - 1E34249 - LHD FHC (Left Hand Drive) (Fixed Head Coupés)
  • 1E50001 - 1E50974 - RHD (Right Hand Drive) 2+2s
  • 1E75001 - 1E77644 - LHD (Left Hand Drive) 2+2s

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Series 1.5 (1968 unofficial series)

  • 1E1864 - 1E2184 - RHD OTS (Right Hand Drive) (Open Two Seaters)
  • 1E15889 - 1E18368 - LHD OTS (Left Hand Drive) (Open Two Seaters)
  • 1E21584 - 1E21959 - RHD FHC (Right Hand Drive) (Fixed Head Coupés)
  • 1E34250 - 1E35815 - LHD FHC (Left Hand Drive) (Fixed Head Coupés)
  • 1E50975 - 1E51379 - RHD (Right Hand Drive) 2+2s
  • 1E77645 - 1E79222 - LHD (Left Hand Drive) 2+2s

Series 2 (1969-1971)

  • 1R1001 - 1R1776 - RHD OTS (Right Hand Drive) (Open Two Seaters)
  • 1R7001 - 1R14853 - LHD OTS (Left Hand Drive) (Open Two Seaters)
  • 1R20001 - 1R21071 - RHD FHC (Right Hand Drive) (Fixed Head Coupés)
  • 1R25001 - 1R28786 - LHD FHC (Left Hand Drive) (Fixed Head Coupés)
  • 1R35001 - 1R36041 - RHD (Right Hand Drive) 2+2s
  • 1R40001 - 1R44287 - LHD (Left Hand Drive) 2+2s

Series 3 5.3Litre V12(1971-1974)

  • 1S1001 - 1S2872 - RHD OTS (Right Hand Drive) (Open Two Seaters)
  • 1S20001 - 1S26120 - LHD OTS (Left Hand Drive) (Open Two Seaters)
  • 1S50001 - 1S52116 - RHD (Right Hand Drive) 2+2s
  • 1S70001 - 1S75183 - LHD (Left Hand Drive) 2+2s

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