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Jaguar XJ-8 4.2

(2007 model)

Brief specs of 2007 Jaguar XJ-8 4.2

4-door 5-seater convertible (cabriolet), petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder 32-valve V engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 4196 cm3 / 256.1 cu in / 256.1 cu in, 219.0 kW / 293.7 hp / 293.7 hp @ 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm, 411.0 N·m / 303.1 lb·ft / 303.1 lb·ft @ 4100 rpm / 4100 rpm / 4100 rpm, automatic 7-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 245 km/h / 152 mph / 152 mph top speed, consumption 11.0 l/100km / 25.7 mpg-UK / 21.4 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)JaguarIssued from2007
ModelXJ-8 4.2Issued until
SerieXJ-8Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerJaguarCountryUK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typeconvertible (cabriolet)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)470 l / 16.60 cu ft / 16.60 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)4730 l / 167.04 cu ft / 167.04 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)470 l / 16.60 cu ft / 16.60 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length5100 mm / 200.8 in / 200.8 inTotal (curb) weight1684 kg / 3713 lb / 3713 lb
Width1870 mm / 73.6 in / 73.6 inDry weight
Height1450 mm / 57.1 in / 57.1 inLoad capacity516 kg / 1138 lb / 1138 lb
Wheelbase3040 mm / 119.7 in / 119.7 inGross (max.) weight2200 kg / 4850 lb / 4850 lb
Track frontTowing weight1900 kg / 4189 lb / 4189 lb
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance140 mm / 5.5 in / 5.5 inFuel capacity85 l / 18.7 UK gal / 22.5 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.68  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.3Frontal area (A)2.30 m2 / 24.8 sq ft / 24.8 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.69 m2 / 7.4 sq ft / 7.4 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)17.2 kW / 23.0 hp / 23.0 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders8
Engine TypeV engine (V8)Total number of valves32
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke
Fuel detailsunleaded 95Bore/Stroke ratio
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement4196 cm3 / 256.1 cu in / 256.1 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio11.0 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power219.0 kW / 293.7 hp / 293.7 hp at 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm
AspirationMax. torque411.0 N·m / 303.1 lb·ft / 303.1 lb·ft at 4100 rpm / 4100 rpm / 4100 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)104.6 kW / 140.3 hp / 140.3 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output52.2 kW/l / 1.147 bhp/cu in / 1.147 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque98.0 N·m/l / 0.86 lb·ft/cu in / 0.86 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears7
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed245 km/h / 152 mph / 152 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)6.30 s / 6.30 s / 6.30 sPower-to-weight ratio177.0 kW/ton / 134.1 bhp/ton / 134.1 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)11.0 l/100km / 25.7 mpg-UK / 21.4 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions279 g/km / 449 g/mi / 449 g/mi
  Range773 km / 480 mi / 480 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering detailsTraction control. Electronic stabilisation program (ESP).
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle13.0 m / 42.7 ft / 42.7 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front235/50-R18Tyres rear235/50-R18
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
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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