The 1964 Jaguar XKE Fixed Head Coupe and Open Two Seater models were the last of the series to offer the well known Jaguar 3.8L straight six engine before displacement would be increased to 4.2L for the 1965 model-year. Still part of the Series I models, the 1964 Jaguar XKE combined speed with style and brought Jaguar’s racing experience to the street. Boasting independent suspension and disc brakes all around, the classic Jaguar XKE was also quite advanced for its day, as disc brakes were an innovation at the time. As beautiful and impressive as it was in the 1960s, the Jaguar XKE Fixed Head Coupe, characterized by its fastback coupe roof, is still considered one of the most beautiful cars of all time. If you’re thinking about purchasing a 1964 Jaguar XKE FHC, the team of classic car professionals at The Beverly Hills Car Club would be delighted to offer you their knowledge and experiences, as well as the Buyer’s Tips you need to be successful in your search.
One of the biggest considerations you should make when buying a 1964 Jaguar XKE Fixed Head Coupe is the status of any electrical or mechanical problems. A headlight, for example, that won’t come on or a blinker that doesn’t work may seem small and insignificant, but can be quite difficult to fix later on. When you’re ready to start the car (if applicable) listed to the electric fuel pump click. It should go for less than one minute and then will stop once it has achieved pressure. You’ll also want to focus on brakes and power train, which is best achieved by driving the car. If the car has been sitting for a long time, you can turn the engine by hand to see if it is rusted. You can also take off a wheel to look at the condition of the brake rotors and calipers. These are just a few of the Buyer’s Tips that the team at The Beverly Hills Car Club has learned over their years of experience in the classic car market.
Should you have any questions about the 1964 Jaguar XKE Fixed Head Coupe or would like to learn more about any of the FHC models currently in their inventory, The Beverly Hills Car Club team encourages you to contact them today. They are always just a phone call away and look forward to sharing their knowledge and expertise with you. Connect today to get started!
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