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Jaguar XJ-8 4.2

(2002 model)

Brief specs of 2002 Jaguar XJ-8 4.2

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder 32-valve V engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 4196 cm3 / 256.1 cu in / 256.1 cu in, 223.7 kW / 300.0 hp / 300.0 hp @ 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm, 420.0 N·m / 309.8 lb·ft / 309.8 lb·ft @ 4100 rpm / 4100 rpm / 4100 rpm, automatic 6-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 250 km/h / 155 mph / 155 mph top speed, consumption 10.9 l/100km / 25.9 mpg-UK / 21.6 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)JaguarIssued from2002
ModelXJ-8 4.2Issued until
SerieXJ-8Number 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)4730 l / 167.04 cu ft / 167.04 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length5090 mm / 200.4 in / 200.4 inTotal (curb) weight1615 kg / 3560 lb / 3560 lb
Width1860 mm / 73.2 in / 73.2 inDry weight
Height1448 mm / 57.0 in / 57.0 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase3034 mm / 119.4 in / 119.4 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1556 mm / 61.3 in / 61.3 inTowing weight
Track rear1546 mm / 60.9 in / 60.9 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity85 l / 18.7 UK gal / 22.5 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.68  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.29 m2 / 24.6 sq ft / 24.6 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeAJ-V8 AJ34Total number of cylinders8
Engine TypeV engine (V8)Total number of valves32
Engine ManufacturerJaguarValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore86.0 mm / 3.39 in / 3.39 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke90.3 mm / 3.56 in / 3.56 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.95
Fuel supplyEFiEngine displacement4196 cm3 / 256.1 cu in / 256.1 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity524.50 cm3/cylinder / 32.007 cu in/cylinder / 32.007 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio11.0 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power223.7 kW / 300.0 hp / 300.0 hp at 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque420.0 N·m / 309.8 lb·ft / 309.8 lb·ft at 4100 rpm / 4100 rpm / 4100 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)93.7 kW / 125.7 hp / 125.7 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output53.3 kW/l / 1.172 bhp/cu in / 1.172 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque100.1 N·m/l / 0.88 lb·ft/cu in / 0.88 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears6
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed250 km/h / 155 mph / 155 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)6.30 s / 6.30 s / 6.30 sPower-to-weight ratio185.8 kW/ton / 140.7 bhp/ton / 140.7 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h6.60 s / 6.60 s / 6.60 sFuel consumption, City (urban)16.0 l/100km / 17.7 mpg-UK / 14.7 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)8.1 l/100km / 34.9 mpg-UK / 29.0 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)10.9 l/100km / 25.9 mpg-UK / 21.6 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions264 g/km / 425 g/mi / 425 g/mi
  Range780 km / 485 mi / 485 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle11.7 m / 38.4 ft / 38.4 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels front8.0 x 18Wheels rear8.0 x 18
Tyres front235/50 ZR 18Tyres rear235/50 ZR 18
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Jaguar XJ-8 4.2

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