Jaguar XK-E named most romantic ride by ClassicCars.com

Jaguar XK-E named most romantic ride by ClassicCars.com

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, ClassicCars.com is feeling the love and asked readers to vote for the most romantic car.

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1962 Jaguar E-type FHC | Hans Marquez photo

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, ClassicCars.com is feeling the love and asked readers to vote for the most romantic car. With 30 percent of the total votes, the Jaguar XK-E was the clear winner.

The Jaguar E-type is a British sports car was produced between 1961 and 1975. The cozy two-seater is a perfect combination of beauty and performance, making it easy to see why it was voted the most romantic car.

According to Roger Falcione, president and chief executive of ClassicCars.com, the E-type has been ingrained in car culture for many decades and “much of the romance centers around the memories made in these cars and the fundamental role these classic cars play in our history, culture, and daily lives.”

With 25 percent of the votes, the 1959 Cadillac convertible secured second place with its long, luxurious and tall fins, drop top and beautiful interior.

The third-most romantic car was the ever iconic 1965-66 Ford Mustang convertible, with 14 percent of the vote, followed by the 1935 Auburn Speedster at 10, the 1962 Ferrari 250 GT California Spyder at 9 and lastly the Alfa Romeo Duetto and MG tied at 6 each.

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