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Jaguar XJ-6C

(1974 model)

Brief specs of 1974 Jaguar XJ-6C

2-door 5-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 12-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 4235 cm3 / 258.4 cu in / 258.4 cu in, 134.2 kW / 180.0 hp / 180.0 hp @ 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm, 315.0 N·m / 232.3 lb·ft / 232.3 lb·ft @ 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm, manual with overdrive 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)JaguarIssued from1974
ModelXJ-6CIssued until
SerieXJ-6Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerJaguarCountryUK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typefixed-head coupéNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4845 mm / 190.7 in / 190.7 inTotal (curb) weight1764 kg / 3889 lb / 3889 lb
Width1772 mm / 69.8 in / 69.8 inDry weight
Height1372 mm / 54.0 in / 54.0 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2762 mm / 108.7 in / 108.7 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1473 mm / 58.0 in / 58.0 inTowing weight
Track rear1486 mm / 58.5 in / 58.5 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance178 mm / 7.0 in / 7.0 inFuel capacity91 l / 20.0 UK gal / 24.0 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.75  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.07 m2 / 22.2 sq ft / 22.2 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 constructionBore92.0 mm / 3.62 in / 3.62 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke106.0 mm / 4.17 in / 4.17 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.87
Fuel supply2 SU carbsEngine displacement4235 cm3 / 258.4 cu in / 258.4 cu in
Engine Main bearings7Unitary capacity705.83 cm3/cylinder / 43.072 cu in/cylinder / 43.072 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio8.5 : 1
SumpMax. output power134.2 kW / 180.0 hp / 180.0 hp at 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque315.0 N·m / 232.3 lb·ft / 232.3 lb·ft at 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)53.7 kW / 72.0 hp / 72.0 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output31.7 kW/l / 0.696 bhp/cu in / 0.696 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque74.4 N·m/l / 0.65 lb·ft/cu in / 0.65 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanual with overdriveNumber of gears4
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.78
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.31

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio102.0 kW/ton / 77.3 bhp/ton / 77.3 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
Steeringrack & pinion PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, Wishbone (A-arm, control arm), Coil springsSuspension rearIndependent,TvA, Coil springs
Wheels front6JK x 15Wheels rear6JK x 15
Tyres frontE70 VR 15Tyres rearE70 VR 15
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter front284 mm / 11.2 in / 11.2 inBrake diameter rear264 mm / 10.4 in / 10.4 in
Brakes detailsservo-assistedBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Jaguar XJ-6C

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