Jaguar E Type Roadster 1961-68
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Jaguar E Type Roadster 1961 -68 specifications
6 Cylinder in line
Bore: 83mm
Stroke: 107 mm
Displacement: 3,442 cc
Piston area: 53.3 sq in
Compression ratio: 8-1
Carburettors: 2 horizontal SU
Max power: 160 bhp at 5,400rpm

Maximum speed: 124.6mph
Acceleration: 0-60 mph 10.0 secs
Overall fuel consumption: 19.8 mpg
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

All Steel body bolted on pressed steel longitudal box section chassis

Lockheed hydraulic 12in drums
front and rear
Steering: Burman re-circlating ball
Turning circle: 31ft
Steering wheel: 3.5 turns lock to lock
Front: Torsion bar I.F.S.
Rear: Semi-elliptic leaf
Shock absorbers front: Newton telescopic
Rear: Girling PV7

Knock on 6 x 16in wire wheels
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: 24.3 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