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Jaguar 240

(1969 model)

Brief specs of 1969 Jaguar 240

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 12-valve straight (inline) engine, 2483 cm3 / 151.5 cu in / 151.5 cu in, 98.0 kW / 131.4 hp / 131.4 hp @ 5550 rpm / 5550 rpm / 5550 rpm, 198.0 N·m / 146.0 lb·ft / 146.0 lb·ft @ 3700 rpm / 3700 rpm / 3700 rpm, rear wheel drive, consumption 12.2 l/100km / 23.2 mpg-UK / 19.3 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)JaguarIssued from1969
Model240Issued until
Serie240Number 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)4580 l / 161.74 cu ft / 161.74 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4600 mm / 181.1 in / 181.1 inTotal (curb) weight1440 kg / 3175 lb / 3175 lb
Width1700 mm / 66.9 in / 66.9 inDry weight
Height1470 mm / 57.9 in / 57.9 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2740 mm / 107.9 in / 107.9 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance180 mm / 7.1 in / 7.1 inFuel capacity54 l / 11.9 UK gal / 14.3 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.68  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.5Frontal area (A)2.12 m2 / 22.9 sq ft / 22.9 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)1.06 m2 / 11.4 sq ft / 11.4 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)26.4 kW / 35.4 hp / 35.4 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 6 cylinder)Total number of valves12
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore83.0 mm / 3.27 in / 3.27 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke76.5 mm / 3.01 in / 3.01 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.08
Fuel supplyCarburettorEngine displacement2483 cm3 / 151.5 cu in / 151.5 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity413.91 cm3/cylinder / 25.258 cu in/cylinder / 25.258 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignCompression ratio8.0 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power98.0 kW / 131.4 hp / 131.4 hp at 5550 rpm / 5550 rpm / 5550 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque198.0 N·m / 146.0 lb·ft / 146.0 lb·ft at 3700 rpm / 3700 rpm / 3700 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)39.2 kW / 52.6 hp / 52.6 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output39.5 kW/l / 0.867 bhp/cu in / 0.867 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque79.7 N·m/l / 0.70 lb·ft/cu in / 0.70 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeNumber of gears
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio92.4 kW/ton / 70.0 bhp/ton / 70.0 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)12.2 l/100km / 23.2 mpg-UK / 19.3 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions285 g/km / 459 g/mi / 459 g/mi (est.)
  Range443 km / 275 mi / 275 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle10.0 m / 32.8 ft / 32.8 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front6.70x16Tyres rearER70-VR15
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Jaguar 240

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