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Jaguar
C-Type
(1951)




Basic (general) data

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Marque (make)Image of Jaguar C-Type
Jaguar
SerieC-Type
Model family
ModelC-Type
Model code
Issued from1951
Issued until
Country of originUK
Number made
Body construction
Body designation

Bodywork

 
Base platform
Bodywork typedrophead coupé (convertible coupé)
Bodywork designer
Number of doors2
Number of seats2
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]4040 / 142.67 / 142.67

Dimensions & Weight

 
Wheelbase [mm / in / in]2438 / 96.0 / 96.0
Track front [mm / in / in]1295 / 51.0 / 51.0
Track rear [mm / in / in]1295 / 51.0 / 51.0
Length [mm / in / in]3988 / 157.0 / 157.0
Width [mm / in / in]1638 / 64.5 / 64.5
Height [mm / in / in]1080 / 42.5 / 42.5
Length/wheelbase ratio1.64
Ground clearance [mm / in / in]140 / 5.5 / 5.5
Total (curb) weight [kg / lb / lb]965 / 2127 / 2127
Dry weight [kg / lb / lb]
Load capacity [kg / lb / lb]
Gross (max.) weight [kg / lb / lb]
Towing weight [kg / lb / lb]
Weight distribution (front) [% / % / %]
Fuel capacity [l / UK gal / US gal]177 / 39.0 / 46.8

Aerodynamics

 
Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)
Frontal area (A) [m2 / sq ft / sq ft]1.50 / 16.2 / 16.2 (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 ManufacturerJaguar
Engine Typestraight (inline)
Engine Type DetailsInline, 6 cylinder
Sump
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)
Fuel details
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)
Total number of cylinders6
Total number of valves12
Valves per cylinder2
Engine Main bearings
Engine construction
Bore [mm / in / in]83.0 / 3.27 / 3.27
Stroke [mm / in / in]106.0 / 4.17 / 4.17
Bore/Stroke ratio0.78
Engine displacement [cm3 / cu in / cu in]3442 / 210.0 / 210.0
Unitary capacity [cm3/cylinder / cu in/cylinder / cu in/cylinder]573.67 / 35.007 / 35.007
Compression ratio9.0
Fuel supply2 SU carbs
Aspirationnatural
Compressor typeN/A
Intercoolerno
Catalytic converterno
Max. output power [kW / hp / hp]149.1 / 199.9 / 199.9
Max. output power rpm [rpm / rpm / rpm]5800 / 5800 / 5800
Max. torque [N·m / lb·ft / lb·ft]298.0 / 219.8 / 219.8
Max. torque rpm [rpm / rpm / rpm]3900 / 3900 / 3900
Maximum rpm [rpm / rpm / rpm]
Coolantwater
Max. net output (power at the wheels) [kW / hp / hp]43.3 / 58.0 / 58.0 (est.)
Specific output [kW/l / bhp/cu in / bhp/cu in]43.3 / 0.952 / 0.952
Specific torque [N·m/l / lb·ft/cu in / lb·ft/cu in]86.6 / 0.76 / 0.76

Transmission

 
Transmission typemanual
Number of gears4
Wheel driverear wheel drive
Top gear (drive) ratio1
Final gear (drive) ratio2.93

Performance

 
Power-to-weight ratio [kW/ton / bhp/ton / bhp/ton]207.2 / 157.0 / 157.0
Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h) [s / s / s]6.10 / 6.10 / 6.10
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h) [s / s / s]8.10 / 8.10 / 8.10
Acceleration 0-100 km/h [s / s / s]
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h) [s / s / s]
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]232 / 144 / 144
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
Steering
Steering details
Turns lock-to-lock
Suspension frontIndependent, Torsion bar
Suspension rearIndependent, Torsion bar
Wheels front
Wheels rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes front
Brakes rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)
Brake diameter front [mm / in / in]
Brake diameter rear [mm / in / in]
Braked area [cm2 / sq in / sq in]
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