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Jaguar XK 8 Convertible XKR 4.0 i V8 32V

(1998 model)

Brief specs of 1998 Jaguar XK 8 Convertible XKR 4.0 i V8 32V

2-door 4-seater convertible (cabriolet), petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder 32-valve V engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 3996 cm3 / 243.9 cu in / 243.9 cu in, 267.0 kW / 358.1 hp / 358.1 hp @ 6150 rpm / 6150 rpm / 6150 rpm, 505.0 N·m / 372.5 lb·ft / 372.5 lb·ft @ 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm, automatic 5-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 250 km/h / 155 mph / 155 mph top speed, consumption 12.7 l/100km / 22.2 mpg-UK / 18.5 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)JaguarIssued from1998
ModelXK 8 Convertible XKR 4.0 i V8 32VIssued until2002
SerieXK-8Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerJaguarCountryUK

Bodywork

Base platformQEVNumber of doors2
Bodywork typeconvertible (cabriolet)Number of seats4
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4760 mm / 187.4 in / 187.4 inTotal (curb) weight1825 kg / 4023 lb / 4023 lb
Width1829 mm / 72.0 in / 72.0 inDry weight
Height1306 mm / 51.4 in / 51.4 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2588 mm / 101.9 in / 101.9 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1504 mm / 59.2 in / 59.2 inTowing weight
Track rear1498 mm / 59.0 in / 59.0 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.839258114374  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.03 m2 / 21.9 sq ft / 21.9 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders8
Engine TypeV engine Total number of valves32
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore86.0 mm / 3.39 in / 3.39 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke86.0 mm / 3.39 in / 3.39 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1
Fuel supplyDistributed injectionEngine displacement3996 cm3 / 243.9 cu in / 243.9 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity499.56 cm3/cylinder / 30.485 cu in/cylinder / 30.485 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio8.9 : 1
SumpMax. output power267.0 kW / 358.1 hp / 358.1 hp at 6150 rpm / 6150 rpm / 6150 rpm
AspirationchargedMax. torque505.0 N·m / 372.5 lb·ft / 372.5 lb·ft at 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)126.5 kW / 169.7 hp / 169.7 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output66.8 kW/l / 1.468 bhp/cu in / 1.468 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque126.4 N·m/l / 1.11 lb·ft/cu in / 1.11 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears5
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)Power-to-weight ratio
Acceleration 0-100 km/h5.60 s / 5.60 s / 5.60 sFuel consumption, City (urban)18.0 l/100km / 15.7 mpg-UK / 13.1 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)9.6 l/100km / 29.4 mpg-UK / 24.5 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)12.7 l/100km / 22.2 mpg-UK / 18.5 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions297 g/km / 478 g/mi / 478 g/mi (est.)
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front245/45 - 255/45 R18Tyres rear245/45 - 255/45 R18
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Jaguar XK 8 Convertible XKR 4.0 i V8 32V

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