Jaguar E-Type Coupé 4.2 Series I 1961-68
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Jaguar E-Type Coupé 4.2 Series I 1961-68 specifications
6 Cylinder in line, dohc
Bore: 92mm
Stroke: 106mm
Displacement: 4,325cc
Compression ratio: 9 to 1
Valves: 2 per cylinder
Carburettors: 3 x 2in SU HD8
Power output: 265 bhp at 5,500rpm

Maximum speed: 150mph
0-60mph: 7.4secs
AFC: 18-22mpg

4-speed manual, syncromesh on top 3 ratios, Borg-Warner automatic option beginning in 1966
Ratios: Top 1:1, 3rd 1.283:1, 2nd 1.86:1, 1st 3.3771:1

Steel monocoque with square tube subframe at front, pressed steel subframe at rear

Discs all round, inboard mounted at rear
servo assisted

Rack and pinion,

Front: Independent with torsion bars, wishbones, anti roll bar
Rear: Independent, double spring/shock units, tranverse lower links, longitudinal radius arms

Knock-on 15 in wire wheels with 6.40 x 15 RS5 crossply tyres

Dimensions & Weight
Wheelbase: 8ft
Track - front: 4ft 2in
Track - rear: 4ft 2in
Overall length: 14ft 7.5in
Overall width: 5ft 5.3in
Overall height: 4ft 0.2in
Turning circle: 37ft
Kerb weight: 25.89cwt
Fuel tank: 14 Imp gal