Jaguar E-type V12 convertible 1971-74
wire wheels See specifications below illustration
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Jaguar E-type V12 convertible 1971-74 specifications
V12, dohc
Bore & Stroke: 87mm x 106 mm
Displacement: 3,781cc
Compression ratio: 9 to 1
Carburettors: 4
Power output: 265bhp at 6,000rpm

Maximum speed: 143mph
Acceleration: 0-60mph 6.8secs
O.F.C.: 15.2mpg

RWD, 4-speed manual, syncromesh on top 3 ratios, Borg-Warner automatic option

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

Rack and pinion,

Discs all round, inboard mounted at rear servo assisted

Knock-on 15 in wire wheels with Dunlop R15 93H tyres

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

Dimensions & Weight
Wheelbase: 8ft 9in
Track - front: 4ft 6.4in
Track - rear: 4ft 5.4in
Overall length: 15ft 4.5in
Overall width: 5ft 6.1in
Overall height: 4ft 0.1in
Ground clearance: 5.5in
Kerb weight: 30.2cwt

Series III Production 1971-74
Convertible: 7,990 2+2 Coupes: 7,297
Total all series III: 15.287