Jaguar S-type 3.8 1963-68
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Jaguar S-type 3.8 1963-68 specifications
6 Cylinder in-line, cast iron block, OHC, alloy head

Bore & Stroke: 87mm x 106mm

Displacement: 3,781cc

Valves: inclined o.h.v

Compression ratio: 9 to 1

Carburettors: two 13/4 HD6 SU

Power output: 220bhp at 5,500rpm

Maximum speed: 123mph

Acceleration (0-60mph): 10.2secs

Overall fuel consumption: 15.8mpg

Transmission: RWD, manual 4-speed with Laycock de Normanville overdrive

Ratios: Top 3.54, 2nd 7.012, 3rd 4.541,1st and reverse 11.95 to one

Propellar Shaft: Hardy Spicer

Clutch: single dry plate 10in

Construction: unitary all steel

Brakes: servo-assisted, discs all round, front 11in disc, rear 11.75in disc

Steering: Burman recircolating ball (power assisted as optional)

Suspension: front semi-trailing wishbone & coil, rear wishbones with driveshafts as upper links, radious arms, coil-over shock asborbers

Wheels: centre lock 15in wire x 5in rims with 640 x 13 tubed radial tyres

Wheelbase: 107.2in

Track: front 55in, rear 53.4in

Overall length: 187.8in

Overall width: 66.75in

Overall height: 55.75in

Ground clearance: 7in

Kerb weight: 32.2cwt

Capacities: Petrol tank 13.7 Imp gal, oil: 13 pints, cooling: 20 pints

S-Type Production: 1963-68
3.4: 10,036 built
3.8: 15,135 built