Jaguar XK8 Convertible 1996-2006
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Jaguar XK8 Convertible 1996-2006 Specifications
90º V8, aluminum alloy cylinder head/block. Twin DOHC, 32-valve. Continuous variable cam phasing
Bore & Stroke: 86mm x 86mm
Displacement: 3,996cc
Compression ratio: 10.75 to 1
Carburation: petrol, electronic injection
Power output: 290bhp at 6,100rpm
Max Torque: 290 lb ft at 4,250

Max speed (limited to): 155.4mph
Acceleration: 0-60mph 6.4secs
O.F.C.: 22.9mpg

Steel monocoque Structural stiffening added to "A" posts, sills, underfloor and bulkheads

PA, ventilated discs, ABS, split circuits, park brake on rear

RWD, 5-speed automatic?w/ normal/sport modes

Power-assisted, speed-sensitive, ?variable ratio rack-and-pinion
2.8 turns lock to lock

Wheels & Tyres
Lamina-style alloy 8J x 17in Pirelli P-Zero 245/50 ZRx17 tyres

Independent with twin wishbones Coil springs with telescopic dampers

Dimensions & Weight
Wheelbase: 101.9in
Track - front: 59.2in
Track - rear: 59in
Overall length: 187.4in
Overall width: 72in
Overall height: 51in
Ground clearance: 5.7in
Fuel tank: 16.57 Imp gal
Kerb weight: 3,962 lb

XK8 Production 1996-2006
Designed by Geoff Lawson
Convertibles: 46,760 built
Coupes: 19,748 built
Coventry, England
XK8 Coupé price new: £47,950