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Jaguar XJ-S 4.0 Coupe

(1996 model)

Brief specs of 1996 Jaguar XJ-S 4.0 Coupe

2-door 2+2-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 24-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 3980 cm3 / 242.9 cu in / 242.9 cu in, 177.5 kW / 238.0 hp / 238.0 hp @ 4700 rpm / 4700 rpm / 4700 rpm, 382.0 N·m / 281.7 lb·ft / 281.7 lb·ft @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 237 km/h / 147 mph / 147 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)JaguarIssued from1996
ModelXJ-S 4.0 CoupeIssued until
SerieXJ-SNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerJaguarCountryUK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typefixed-head coupéNumber of seats2+2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4820 mm / 189.8 in / 189.8 inTotal (curb) weight1705 kg / 3759 lb / 3759 lb
Width1793 mm / 70.6 in / 70.6 inDry weight
Height1241 mm / 48.9 in / 48.9 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2588 mm / 101.9 in / 101.9 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1489 mm / 58.6 in / 58.6 inTowing weight
Track rear1504 mm / 59.2 in / 59.2 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance119 mm / 4.7 in / 4.7 inFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.86  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.89 m2 / 20.4 sq ft / 20.4 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 valves24
Engine ManufacturerJaguarValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore91.0 mm / 3.58 in / 3.58 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke102.0 mm / 4.02 in / 4.02 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.89
Fuel supplyEFiEngine displacement3980 cm3 / 242.9 cu in / 242.9 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity663.33 cm3/cylinder / 40.479 cu in/cylinder / 40.479 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio10.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power177.5 kW / 238.0 hp / 238.0 hp at 4700 rpm / 4700 rpm / 4700 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque382.0 N·m / 281.7 lb·ft / 281.7 lb·ft at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)86.2 kW / 115.6 hp / 115.6 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output44.6 kW/l / 0.980 bhp/cu in / 0.980 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque96.0 N·m/l / 0.84 lb·ft/cu in / 0.84 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.76
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.54

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed237 km/h / 147 mph / 147 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)6.90 s / 6.90 s / 6.90 sPower-to-weight ratio139.6 kW/ton / 105.8 bhp/ton / 105.8 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h7.60 s / 7.60 s / 7.60 sFuel 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 circle13.0 m / 42.7 ft / 42.7 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, Double wishbones, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent, Lower wishbone, Radius arms, Coil springs
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Jaguar XJ-S 4.0 Coupe

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