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Jensen
541R
(1957)




Basic (general) data

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Marque (make)Image of Jensen 541R
Jensen
Serie541
Model family
Model541R
Model code
Issued from1957
Issued until
Country of originUK
Number made
Body construction
Body designation

Bodywork

 
Base platform
Bodywork typefixed-head coupé
Bodywork designer
Number of doors2
Number of seats2+2
Cargo capacity (volume) [l / cu ft / cu ft]
Max. cargo capacity (volume) [l / cu ft / cu ft]
Passenger space (volume) [l / cu ft / cu ft]4250 / 150.09 / 150.09

Dimensions & Weight

 
Wheelbase [mm / in / in]2667 / 105.0 / 105.0
Track front [mm / in / in]1318 / 51.9 / 51.9
Track rear [mm / in / in]1305 / 51.4 / 51.4
Length [mm / in / in]4470 / 176.0 / 176.0
Width [mm / in / in]1600 / 63.0 / 63.0
Height [mm / in / in]1346 / 53.0 / 53.0
Length/wheelbase ratio1.68
Ground clearance [mm / in / in]178 / 7.0 / 7.0
Total (curb) weight [kg / lb / lb]1470 / 3241 / 3241
Dry weight [kg / lb / lb]
Load capacity [kg / lb / lb]
Gross (max.) weight [kg / lb / lb]
Towing weight [kg / lb / lb]
Weight distribution (front) [% / % / %]53.0 / 53.0 / 53.0
Fuel capacity [l / UK gal / US gal]68 / 15.0 / 18.0

Aerodynamics

 
Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)
Frontal area (A) [m2 / sq ft / sq ft]1.83 / 19.7 / 19.7 (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A) [m2 / sq ft / sq ft]
Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph) [kW / hp / hp]

Engine

 
Engine Code
Engine ManufacturerBMC
Engine Typestraight (inline)
Engine Type DetailsInline, 6 cylinder
Sump
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)
Fuel details
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)
Total number of cylinders6
Total number of valves12
Valves per cylinder2
Engine Main bearings
Engine construction
Bore [mm / in / in]87.3 / 3.44 / 3.44
Stroke [mm / in / in]111.1 / 4.37 / 4.37
Bore/Stroke ratio0.79
Engine displacement [cm3 / cu in / cu in]3990 / 243.5 / 243.5
Unitary capacity [cm3/cylinder / cu in/cylinder / cu in/cylinder]665.00 / 40.581 / 40.581
Compression ratio7.6
Fuel supply3 SU carbs
Aspirationnatural
Compressor typeN/A
Intercoolerno
Catalytic converterno
Max. output power [kW / hp / hp]113.3 / 151.9 / 151.9
Max. output power rpm [rpm / rpm / rpm]4100 / 4100 / 4100
Max. torque [N·m / lb·ft / lb·ft]308.0 / 227.2 / 227.2
Max. torque rpm [rpm / rpm / rpm]2400 / 2400 / 2400
Maximum rpm [rpm / rpm / rpm]
Coolantwater
Max. net output (power at the wheels) [kW / hp / hp]48.8 / 65.4 / 65.4 (est.)
Specific output [kW/l / bhp/cu in / bhp/cu in]28.4 / 0.624 / 0.624
Specific torque [N·m/l / lb·ft/cu in / lb·ft/cu in]77.2 / 0.68 / 0.68

Transmission

 
Transmission typemanual with overdrive
Number of gears4
Wheel driverear wheel drive
Top gear (drive) ratio0.79
Final gear (drive) ratio3.54

Performance

 
Power-to-weight ratio [kW/ton / bhp/ton / bhp/ton]103.4 / 78.3 / 78.3
Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h) [s / s / s]7.60 / 7.60 / 7.60
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h) [s / s / s]10.60 / 10.60 / 10.60
Acceleration 0-100 km/h [s / s / s]
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h) [s / s / s]30.20 / 30.20 / 30.20
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in top [s / s / s]
Standing ¼mile time [s / s / s]
Standing ¼mile speed [km/h / mph / mph]
Standing kilometer time [s / s / s]
Standing kilometer speed [km/h / mph / mph]
Top (maximal) speed [km/h / mph / mph]206 / 128 / 128
Fuel consumption, City (urban) [l/100km / mpg-UK / mpg-US]
Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban) [l/100km / mpg-UK / mpg-US]
Fuel consumption, Mixed (combined) [l/100km / mpg-UK / mpg-US]
Fuel consumption, Euro [l/100km / mpg-UK / mpg-US]
CO2 emissions [g/km / g/mi / g/mi]
Range [km / mi / mi]

Chassis

 
Engine locationfront
Engine alignmentlongitudinal
Steeringrack & pinion
Steering details
Turns lock-to-lock2.3
Suspension frontIndependent, Coil springs, Wishbone (A-arm, control arm)
Suspension rearLive axle, Semi-elliptic leaf springs, Panhard rod
Wheels front
Wheels rear
Tyres front6.40-15
Tyres rear6.40-15
Brakes frontdisc
Brakes reardisc
Brakes detailsservo-assisted
Brake diameter front [mm / in / in]279 / 11.0 / 11.0
Brake diameter rear [mm / in / in]279 / 11.0 / 11.0
Braked area [cm2 / sq in / sq in]
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