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Jaguar 240

(1967 model)

Brief specs of 1967 Jaguar 240

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 12-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 2483 cm3 / 151.5 cu in / 151.5 cu in, 99.2 kW / 133.0 hp / 133.0 hp @ 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm, 198.0 N·m / 146.0 lb·ft / 146.0 lb·ft @ 3700 rpm / 3700 rpm / 3700 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, consumption 12.1 l/100km / 23.3 mpg-UK / 19.4 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)JaguarIssued from1967
Model240Issued until
Serie240Number 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)4580 l / 161.74 cu ft / 161.74 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4591 mm / 180.7 in / 180.7 inTotal (curb) weight1440 kg / 3175 lb / 3175 lb
Width1695 mm / 66.7 in / 66.7 inDry weight
Height1461 mm / 57.5 in / 57.5 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2731 mm / 107.5 in / 107.5 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1397 mm / 55.0 in / 55.0 inTowing weight
Track rear1359 mm / 53.5 in / 53.5 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance178 mm / 7.0 in / 7.0 inFuel capacity55 l / 12.0 UK gal / 14.4 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.68  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.10 m2 / 22.7 sq ft / 22.7 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) (Inline, 6 cylinder)Total number of valves12
Engine ManufacturerJaguarValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore83.0 mm / 3.27 in / 3.27 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke76.5 mm / 3.01 in / 3.01 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.08
Fuel supply2 SU carbsEngine displacement2483 cm3 / 151.5 cu in / 151.5 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity413.83 cm3/cylinder / 25.253 cu in/cylinder / 25.253 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio8.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power99.2 kW / 133.0 hp / 133.0 hp at 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque198.0 N·m / 146.0 lb·ft / 146.0 lb·ft at 3700 rpm / 3700 rpm / 3700 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)39.7 kW / 53.2 hp / 53.2 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output40.0 kW/l / 0.878 bhp/cu in / 0.878 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque79.7 N·m/l / 0.70 lb·ft/cu in / 0.70 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears4
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio1
  Final gear (drive) ratio4.27

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio92.4 kW/ton / 70.0 bhp/ton / 70.0 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)12.1 l/100km / 23.3 mpg-UK / 19.4 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions283 g/km / 456 g/mi / 456 g/mi (est.)
  Range451 km / 280 mi / 280 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle10.2 m / 33.5 ft / 33.5 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, Coil springsSuspension rearLa, Semi-elliptic leaf springs
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front6.00x16Tyres rear
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Jaguar 240

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