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Jaguar XK 100

(1950 model)

Brief specs of 1950 Jaguar XK 100

2-door 2-seater drophead coupé (convertible coupé), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 1995 cm3 / 121.7 cu in / 121.7 cu in, 78.3 kW / 105.0 hp / 105.0 hp @ 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)JaguarIssued from1950
ModelXK 100Issued until
SerieXKNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerJaguarCountryUK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typedrophead coupé (convertible coupé)Number of seats2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)4040 l / 142.67 cu ft / 142.67 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4267 mm / 168.0 in / 168.0 inTotal (curb) weight1143 kg / 2520 lb / 2520 lb
Width1549 mm / 61.0 in / 61.0 inDry weight
Height1270 mm / 50.0 in / 50.0 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2591 mm / 102.0 in / 102.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1295 mm / 51.0 in / 51.0 inTowing weight
Track rear1270 mm / 50.0 in / 50.0 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance191 mm / 7.5 in / 7.5 inFuel capacity68 l / 15.0 UK gal / 18.0 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.65  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.5Frontal area (A)1.67 m2 / 18.0 sq ft / 18.0 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.84 m2 / 9.0 sq ft / 9.0 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)20.8 kW / 27.9 hp / 27.9 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 4 cylinder)Total number of valves8
Engine ManufacturerJaguarValves per cylinder2
Engine constructioncast iron block; aluminium headsBore80.5 mm / 3.17 in / 3.17 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke98.0 mm / 3.86 in / 3.86 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.82
Fuel supply2 SU carbsEngine displacement1995 cm3 / 121.7 cu in / 121.7 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity498.75 cm3/cylinder / 30.436 cu in/cylinder / 30.436 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio7.0 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power78.3 kW / 105.0 hp / 105.0 hp at 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque at
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)31.3 kW / 42.0 hp / 42.0 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output39.2 kW/l / 0.863 bhp/cu in / 0.863 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears4
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio1
  Final gear (drive) ratio4.09

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio91.9 kW/ton / 69.6 bhp/ton / 69.6 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
Steeringrecirculating ballSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle9.4 m / 30.8 ft / 30.8 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, Wishbone (A-arm, control arm), Torsion barSuspension rearLive axle, Semi-elliptic leaf springs
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front6.00 x 16Tyres rear6.00 x 16
Brakes frontdrumBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter front305 mm / 12.0 in / 12.0 inBrake diameter rear305 mm / 12.0 in / 12.0 in
Brakes detailsservo-assistedBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Jaguar XK 100

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