Jaguar XK150S Fixed Head Coupé 1958-61
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Jaguar 150S Fixed Head Coupé 1959 specifications
6 Cylinder in line
Bore: 83 mm Stroke: 106 mm
Displacement: 3,442 cc
Valves: inclined o.h.v
Compression ratio: 9 to 1
Carburettors: three HD8 2in S.U.
Power output: 250bhp at 5,500rpm

Maximum speed:125mph
Acceleration: 0-60 mph 7.8secs
Overall fuel consumption: 18.6mpg

Pressed steel chassis frame with boxed section side members

Manual 4 speed with Laycock de Normanville overdrive
Ratios: Top 3.18, 2nd 7.6, 3rd 5.247
1st and reverse 13.81 to one
Propellar Shaft: Hardy Spicer
Clutch: Borg & Beck 10in s.d.p

Servo assisted, 12in discs all round

Centre lock 16in wire x 6in rims
tubed 16.00-16 radial tyres

Alford and Alder rack and pinion,
2.6 turns lock to lock
Turning circle (between kerbs)
left: 34ft 9in right: 31ft 9in

Front: Independent wishbone & torsion
Rear: Semi eliptic leaf
Shock absorbers: telescopic dampers

Dimensions & Weight
Wheelbase: 8ft 6in
Track - front: 4ft 3.75in
Track - rear: 4ft 3.25in
Overall length: 14ft 8.5in
Overall width: 5ft 4.5in
Overall height: 4ft 6.75in
Ground clearance: 6in
Kerb weight: 29cwt
Weight distribution: front 50.5%,
rear 48.5%
Petrol tank capacity: 14 gallons
Sump: 15 pints, Cooling: 23 pints

Price new in 1959: £2,110
(£1,487 plus £623 4s. 2d. purchase tax)