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Jaguar XJ-6 4.2

(1978 model)

Brief specs of 1978 Jaguar XJ-6 4.2

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), 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, 126.8 kW / 170.0 hp / 170.0 hp @ 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm, 314.0 N·m / 231.6 lb·ft / 231.6 lb·ft @ 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)JaguarIssued from1978
ModelXJ-6 4.2Issued until
SerieXJ-6Number 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

Length4945 mm / 194.7 in / 194.7 inTotal (curb) weight1700 kg / 3748 lb / 3748 lb
Width1770 mm / 69.7 in / 69.7 inDry weight
Height1374 mm / 54.1 in / 54.1 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2865 mm / 112.8 in / 112.8 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1473 mm / 58.0 in / 58.0 inTowing weight
Track rear1488 mm / 58.6 in / 58.6 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity91 l / 20.0 UK gal / 24.0 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.73  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.07 m2 / 22.3 sq ft / 22.3 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 power126.8 kW / 170.0 hp / 170.0 hp at 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque314.0 N·m / 231.6 lb·ft / 231.6 lb·ft at 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)50.7 kW / 68.0 hp / 68.0 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output29.9 kW/l / 0.658 bhp/cu in / 0.658 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque74.1 N·m/l / 0.65 lb·ft/cu in / 0.65 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.83
  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 ratio100.0 kW/ton / 75.8 bhp/ton / 75.8 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 frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsservo-assistedBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Jaguar XJ-6 4.2

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