Jaguar XK140 DHC 1954-57 disc wheels
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Jaguar 140 DHC 1954-57 specifications
6 Cylinder in line
C-Type cylinder head
Twin OHC
Bore: 83mm Stroke: 107 mm
Displacement: 3,442 cc
Piston area: 53.3 sq in
Compression ratio: 9-1
Carburettors: 2 horizontal SU
Max power: 180 bhp at 5,400rpm

Maximum speed: 130 mph
Acceleration: 0-60 mph 8.4 secs
Overall fuel consumption: 19.8 mpg

All Steel body bolted on pressed steel longitudal box section chassis
Clutch: 10in s.d.p. Borg & Beck
Gears: 4-speed manual
Ratios: Top 3.64, 3rd 4.98, 2nd 7.22,
1st 12.29,
Propellar Shaft: Hardy Spicer open

Lockheed hydraulic 12in drums
front and rear

Burman re-circlating ball
Turning circle: 31ft
Steering wheel: 31/2 turns lock to lock

Front: Torsion bar I.F.S.
Rear: live axle, Semi-elliptic leaf
Bolt on 6 x 16in pressed steel disc
with 6.00 x 16 crossply tyres

Dimensions & Weight
Wheelbase: 8ft 6in
Track - front: 4ft 3in, rear: 4ft 2in
Overall length: 14ft 5in
Overall width: 5ft 2in
Overall height: 4ft 5in
Ground clearance: 7.2in
Unladen weight: 27.4 cwt
Front rear weight distribution: 48/52
Tank capacity:14 Imp gallons
Sump capacity: 25 Imp pints
Radiator: 25.5 pints
Rear axle: 3.5 pints S.A.E 90
Gearbox :2.5 pints S.A.E 30