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Jaguar XK8 Coupe

(2006 model)

Brief specs of 2006 Jaguar XK8 Coupe

2-door 4-seater coupé, 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 @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm, automatic 7-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 250 km/h / 155 mph / 155 mph top speed, consumption 11.4 l/100km / 24.8 mpg-UK / 20.6 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)JaguarIssued from2006
ModelXK8 CoupeIssued until
SerieXK8Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerJaguarCountryUK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typecoupéNumber of seats4
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)327 l / 11.55 cu ft / 11.55 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)4730 l / 167.04 cu ft / 167.04 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)327 l / 11.55 cu ft / 11.55 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length4770 mm / 187.8 in / 187.8 inTotal (curb) weight1735 kg / 3825 lb / 3825 lb
Width1840 mm / 72.4 in / 72.4 inDry weight
Height1300 mm / 51.2 in / 51.2 inLoad capacity375 kg / 827 lb / 827 lb
Wheelbase2590 mm / 102.0 in / 102.0 inGross (max.) weight2110 kg / 4652 lb / 4652 lb
Track frontTowing weight1850 kg / 4079 lb / 4079 lb
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance130 mm / 5.1 in / 5.1 inFuel capacity75 l / 16.5 UK gal / 19.8 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.84  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.3Frontal area (A)2.03 m2 / 21.9 sq ft / 21.9 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.61 m2 / 6.6 sq ft / 6.6 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)15.2 kW / 20.3 hp / 20.3 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders8
Engine TypeV engine (V8)Total number of valves32
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore86.0 mm / 3.39 in / 3.39 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke90.3 mm / 3.56 in / 3.56 in
Fuel detailsunleaded 95Bore/Stroke ratio0.95
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement4196 cm3 / 256.1 cu in / 256.1 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity524.54 cm3/cylinder / 32.009 cu in/cylinder / 32.009 cu in/cylinder
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 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)87.6 kW / 117.5 hp / 117.5 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) speed250 km/h / 155 mph / 155 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio171.8 kW/ton / 130.2 bhp/ton / 130.2 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)13.1 l/100km / 21.6 mpg-UK / 18.0 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)9.1 l/100km / 31.0 mpg-UK / 25.8 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)11.4 l/100km / 24.8 mpg-UK / 20.6 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions279 g/km / 449 g/mi / 449 g/mi
  Range658 km / 409 mi / 409 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering detailsTraction control. Electronic stabilisation program (ESP). Traction control. Electronic stabilisation
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle12.0 m / 39.4 ft / 39.4 ft
Suspension frontIndependentSuspension rearIndependent
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front245/50ZR17Tyres rear245/50ZR17
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Jaguar XK8 Coupe

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