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Jaguar 3.8S Automatic

(1964 model)

Brief specs of 1964 Jaguar 3.8S Automatic

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 12-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 3781 cm3 / 230.7 cu in / 230.7 cu in, 164.1 kW / 220.1 hp / 220.1 hp @ 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm, 325.0 N·m / 239.7 lb·ft / 239.7 lb·ft @ 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm, automatic 3-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 187 km/h / 116 mph / 116 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)JaguarIssued from1964
Model3.8S AutomaticIssued until
SerieS-TypeNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerJaguarCountryUK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4769 mm / 187.8 in / 187.8 inTotal (curb) weight1689 kg / 3724 lb / 3724 lb
Width1695 mm / 66.7 in / 66.7 inDry weight
Height1384 mm / 54.5 in / 54.5 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2730 mm / 107.5 in / 107.5 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1403 mm / 55.2 in / 55.2 inTowing weight
Track rear1381 mm / 54.4 in / 54.4 inWeight distribution (front)53.5 % / 53.5 % / 53.5 %
Ground clearance178 mm / 7.0 in / 7.0 inFuel capacity64 l / 14.0 UK gal / 16.8 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.75  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.99 m2 / 21.5 sq ft / 21.5 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves12
Engine ManufacturerJaguarValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore87.0 mm / 3.43 in / 3.43 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke106.0 mm / 4.17 in / 4.17 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.82
Fuel supply2 SU HD6 carbsEngine displacement3781 cm3 / 230.7 cu in / 230.7 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity630.17 cm3/cylinder / 38.455 cu in/cylinder / 38.455 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio8.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power164.1 kW / 220.1 hp / 220.1 hp at 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque325.0 N·m / 239.7 lb·ft / 239.7 lb·ft at 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)49.7 kW / 66.7 hp / 66.7 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output43.4 kW/l / 0.954 bhp/cu in / 0.954 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque86.0 N·m/l / 0.75 lb·ft/cu in / 0.75 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears3
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio1
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.54

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)8.50 s / 8.50 s / 8.50 sTop (maximal) speed187 km/h / 116 mph / 116 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)11.80 s / 11.80 s / 11.80 sPower-to-weight ratio130.2 kW/ton / 98.7 bhp/ton / 98.7 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)34.30 s / 34.30 s / 34.30 sFuel 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-lock4.25Turning circle11.0 m / 36.1 ft / 36.1 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, Coil springsSuspension rearIndependent, Coil springs
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontDunlop SP 41 185-15Tyres rearDunlop SP 41 185-15
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter front279 mm / 11.0 in / 11.0 inBrake diameter rear289 mm / 11.4 in / 11.4 in
Brakes detailsservo-assistedBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Jaguar 3.8S Automatic

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