Years of Manufacture: 1971 - 1974

Number Produced: 7,990

Chassis Number Range: 1S1001 - 1S2872 (RHD) / 1S20001 - 1S26120 (LHD)

Designer: Malcolm Sayer

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Jaguar E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster (5.3ltr) Series 3 Original Colours

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Please note that there were production inconsistencies during this period, so colours should be chosen on individual basis.

PAINT COLOUR INTERIOR TRIM COLOUR OPTIONS
Old English White Black, Red, Dark Blue, Light Blue, French Blue
Warwick Grey Red, Dark Blue, Cinnamon
Ascot Fawn Red, Beige, Cinnamon
Willow Green Grey, Suede Green, Beige, Cinnamon
Dark Blue Red, Light Blue, Grey, French Blue, Russet Red
Sable Beige, Grey, Cinnamon, Biscuit Light Tan, Moss Green
Light Blue Dark Blue, Grey, Light Blue
Regency Red Beige, Grey, Biscuit Light Tan, Cinnamon, Russet Red
Pale Primrose Black, Beige, Biscuit Light Tan, Red
Signal Red Black, Red, Beige, Biscuit Light Tan, Dark Blue
Fern Grey Moss Green, Olive, Tan
Turquoise Tan, Terracotta, Cinnamon
British Racing Green Suede Green, Beige, Cinnamon

Piping –

Note that E-Type (XKE) Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster models featured Piping made in the same colour as the main trim colour.

Information from: Porter, P. (1990) Original Jaguar E-Type – The Restorer’s Guide to 3.8, 4.2, and V12 Roadster, Fixed Head Coupé and 2+2 – Bay View Books Ltd.


Jaguar E-Type (XK-E) Roadster / Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Drop-Head Coupe (5.3ltr) Series 3 V12 Original Colours supplied by John Skinner Ltd:

Colour names refer to internal John Skinner Ltd colour names, not the names Jaguar originally used for these colours.

Please request a sample for final colour confirmation as these images may be misleading.

E Type Open Two-Seater Series 3 (5.3ltr) Trim Panels

Complete Trim Kit

E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 3 (5.3ltr) Complete Trim Kit

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Materials: Leather, Vinyl, Wool, Hardura, Felt, Moquette, Hardboard, Millboard, Foam, Moulded Plastic, Flocked Paper, Piping

  • This complete trim kit includes all the main Trim Panels, Carpets and Flooring, Boot / Trunk area and Re-Trim kits for the Jaguar E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster 5.3 litre Series 3.
  • Includes items 01 to 22 listed below.
  • Does not include items listed as “Optional Extra” – such as the Seat Foam Paddings + Woodwork, moulded Dash Top Panel, moulded plastic Quarter Panel / Speaker Panels / Console Kit, Door Pull Armrests, Jack Bag, and Tool Roll kit.

A Post Footwell Panels

E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 3 (5.3ltr) A Post Footwell Panels

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Materials: Leather, Vinyl, Millboard

  • Pre-cut and creased Millboard Panels, trimmed in materials.

Door Panels: Main

E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 3 (5.3ltr) Door Panels: Main

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Materials: Leather, Vinyl, Hardboard, Foam

  • Material covered Hardboard + 3mm Foam Door Panels.
  • Does NOT include Chrome parts.
  • Includes pre-cut holes for fixing.

Upper Door Top Roll Re-Trim Kit

E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 3 (5.3ltr) Upper Door Top Roll Re-Trim Kit

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Materials: Leather, Vinyl, Foam

  • Pre-cut loose material & 3mm Foam for re-trimming your Door Top Roll area.

Inner Sill Re-Trim Kit

E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 3 (5.3ltr) Inner Sill Re-Trim Kit

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Materials: Leather, Vinyl, Foam

  • Pre-cut loose materials & 3mm Foam for re-trimming your Inner Sill areas.

Rear Shelf Re-Trim Kit

E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 3 (5.3ltr) Rear Shelf Re-Trim Kit

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Materials: Leather, Vinyl, Wool, Moquette

  • Pre-cut materials for re-trimming the Rear Shelf area of your Series 3 Roadster.
  • Includes Moquette & Carpet for re-trimming the fold down shelf.
  • Includes pre-sewn and top-stitched material for the Lower Bulkhead area.

Underdash Hardura Panels

E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 3 (5.3ltr) Underdash Hardura Panels

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Materials: Hardura

  • Pre-cut & edged Hardura Tuffelt panels for covering the wiring underneath the Dash area.
  • Originally supplied in Black. Other colours are available.

Moulded Quarter Panels

E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 3 (5.3ltr) Moulded Quarter Panels

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Materials: Moulded Plastic

  • Pre-moulded Plastic Panels for your Quarter Panel Wheelarch areas.
  • Limited colours – may require re-colouring.

 

***Optional Extra***

Moulded Speaker Panels

E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 3 (5.3ltr) Moulded Speaker Panels

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Materials: Moulded Plastic

  • Pre-moulded Plastic Panels for your Speaker Panel areas, including pre-cut grill section.
  • Limited colours – may require re-colouring.

 

***Optional Extra***

Centre Console Moulded Panel

E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 3 (5.3ltr) Centre Console Moulded Panel

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Materials: Moulded Plastic

  • Pre-moulded plastic panel for the Centre Console area.
  • To be used in conjunction with material Centre Console Re-Trim Kit.
  • Differs between Automatic and Manual Transmission Gearboxes.
  • Black “As Original”.

 

***Optional Extra***

Boot Side Panels

E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 3 (5.3ltr) Boot Side Panels

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Materials: Leather, Vinyl, Millboard

  • Pre-cut Millboard panels, covered in materials, to fit to your Boot / Trunk Side area.
  • Originally supplied in Biscuit Light Tan. Other colours are available.

Boot Back Panel

E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 3 (5.3ltr) Boot Back Panel

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Materials: Hardura

  • Pre-cut Hardura Tuffelt panel to fit to your Boot / Trunk Back Panel area.
  • Originally supplied in Biscuit Light Tan. Other colours are available.

Glove Box

E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 3 (5.3ltr) Glove Box

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Materials: Millboard, Flocked Paper

  • Fully Trimmed Millboard Glove Box.
  • Trimmed in Black Flocked Paper.

Door Pull Armrest

E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 3 (5.3ltr) Door Pull Armrest

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Materials: Moulded Plastic

  • Moulded Door Armrests, including screws for attaching.
  • Same style as the Series 2, 4.2 litre cars.

 

***Optional Extra***

Door Pull Armrest Re-Trim Kit

E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 3 (5.3ltr) Door Pull Armrest Re-Trim Kit

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Materials: Leather, Vinyl

  • Pre-cut & sewn materials for re-trimming your original moulded Door Armrests, including top-stitching detail.
  • Same style as the Series 2, 4.2 litre cars.

Door Pull Armrest (Stitched)

E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 3 (5.3ltr) Door Pull Armrest (Stitched)

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Materials: Leather, Vinyl, Moulded Plastic

  • Moulded Door Armrests, including screws for attaching, re-trimmed with Vinyl / Leather covers with Top Stitched detail.
  • Same style as the Series 2, 4.2 litre cars.

 

***Optional Extra***

Door Panel Inners

E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 3 (5.3ltr) Door Panel Inners

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Materials: Moulded Plastic

  • Moulded Plastic for the 25.5cm and 28cm Inner Door Panel Slots.

 

***Optional Extra***

Sunvisors

E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 3 (5.3ltr) Sunvisors

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Materials: Vinyl, Moulded Plastic

  • Fully Trimmed and welded Sun-visor units.
  • Black as Original.

 

***Optional Extra***

Dash Top Panel

E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 3 (5.3ltr) Dash Top Panel

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Materials: Moulded Plastic

  • Pre-cut & formed moulded plastic for the main Dash Top Panel.
  • Only available in Black “As Original”.

 

***Optional Extra***

Front Dash Top Panel

E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 3 (5.3ltr) Front Dash Top Panel

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Materials: Moulded Plastic

  • Pre-cut & formed moulded plastic for the Front Dash Top Panel.
  • Only available in Black “As Original”.

***Optional Extra***

Trim Panel Fixing Kit

E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 3 (5.3ltr) Trim Panel Fixing Kit

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Materials: Metal

  • Fixing Clips used to attach your main Trim Panels to the bodywork of your car.

E Type Open Two-Seater Series 3 (5.3ltr) Seat Covers & Hardware

Front Seat Cover Kit

E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 3 (5.3ltr) Front Seat Cover Kit

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Materials: Leather, Vinyl, Moquette, Foam

  • Fully Sewn material covers for Re-Trimming the Front Seat Cushions and Backrests.
  • Includes Vinyl Backrest backs as per original specification for the Series 3, 5.3 litre model.
  • Supplied with Perforated Leather Centres.

Front Seat Cushion Foams

E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 3 (5.3ltr) Front Seat Cushion Foams

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Materials: Foam

  • Moulded Foams for the Cushions covers.

 

***Optional Extra***

Front Seat Cushion Diaphragms

E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 3 (5.3ltr) Front Seat Cushion Diaphragms

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Materials: Metal, Rubber

  • Moulded Rubber Seat Cushion Diaphragms.
  • Includes fitted metal clips for attaching to Seat Frame.

 

***Optional Extra***

 

Front Seat Backrest Paddings

E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 3 (5.3ltr) Front Seat Backrest Paddings

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Materials: Rubberised Horsehair

  • Pre-cut Rubberised Horsehair Backrests covers.

 

***Optional Extra***

Front Seat Backrest Webbing

E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 3 (5.3ltr) Front Seat Backrest Webbing

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Materials: Rubber

  • Moulded Rubber Rings for the Seat Backrest Webbing area, for re-trimming your Seat Covers.
  • Does not include clips.

Front Seat Wood Tacking Kit

E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 3 (5.3ltr) Front Seat Wood Tacking Kit

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Materials: Plywood

  • Pre-cut and formed Plywood parts used to “tack” your Seat Covers to your Seat Frame.

 

***Optional Extra***

Headrest Covers

E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 3 (5.3ltr) Headrest Covers

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Materials: Leather, Vinyl

  • Fully Sewn Leather material covers to re-cover your Headrest units.
  • Supplied with Perforated Leather Centres.

Headrest Cover Foams

E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 3 (5.3ltr) Headrest Cover Foams

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Materials: Foam

  • Moulded Foams for padding the insides of your Headrest Covers.

 

***Optional Extra***

Centre Console Re-Trim Kit

E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 3 (5.3ltr) Centre Console Re-Trim Kit

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Materials: Leather, Vinyl, Hardboard, Foam

  • Pre-cut loose & sewn Vinyl & Leather & 3mm foam for re-trimming your Centre Console area.
  • Includes a replacement Leather Gear Lever (Boot) Gaitor.
  • Includes pre-sewn leather Centre Console / Armrest Lid.
  • Includes trimmed hardboard panels for the inside of Centre Console Centre Armrest “Lid” Cover.
  • To be used in conjunction with the moulded plastic Centre Console Panel.

 

Tool Storage Roll

E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 3 (5.3ltr) Tool Storage Roll

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Materials: Vinyl, Hardura

  • Pre-cut & sewn Hardura Tuffelt material that forms a Tool Storage Kit bag to store all relevant Tools for your car.
  • Black “As Original”.
  • Includes strap & buckle for rolling up.

 

***Optional Extra***

Jack Bag

E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 3 (5.3ltr) Jack Bag

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Materials: Vinyl, Hardura

  • Pre-cut & sewn Hardura material that forms a Jack Bag to store your car jack
  • Black “As Original”.
  • Includes strap for tying up bag.

 

***Optional Extra***

Seat Wadding Kit

E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 3 (5.3ltr) Seat Wadding Kit

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Materials: Foam

  • Used to “pad out” small areas of the Seat Covers that the Foams cannot fill, for best results.

 

***Optional Extra***

Seat Clips

E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 3 (5.3ltr) Seat Clips

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Materials: Metal

  • “U” Shaped Black Seat Clips, to help Re-Trimming your Seat Covers.

 

***Optional Extra***

E Type Open Two-Seater Series 3 (5.3ltr) Carpets & Flooring

Carpet Set

E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 3 (5.3ltr) Carpet Set

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Materials: Vinyl, Wool, Hardura

  • Pre-cut, and edged with Binding, Carpet pieces for the main cockpit of your car.
  • Binding / Edging to original specification.
  • Includes self coloured storvic heelpads on Driver and Passenger Front Floors.
  • Includes velcro tabs on the backs of some of the carpets for attaching into the car.
  • Differs between Automatic and Manual Transmission Gearboxes.

Underfelt Kit

E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 3 (5.3ltr) Underfelt Kit

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Materials: Felt

  • Pre-cut Felt Sound Proofing for under the carpets.
  • Differs between Automatic and Manual Transmission Gearboxes.

Boot Mat

E-Type Open Two-Seater (OTS) / Roadster Series 3 (5.3ltr) Boot Mat

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Materials: Hardura

  • Pre-cut, and edged with Binding, felt backed Hardura Tuffelt Mat for your Boot / Trunk Flooring.
  • Originally supplied in Biscuit Light Tan. Other colours are available.