Jaguar MkVII 1950-54
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Jaguar MkVII 1950-54 specifications
Engine: 6 Cylinder in line, DOHC
Bore & stroke: 83mm x 106mm
Displacement: 3,442cc
Compression ratio: 8 to 1
Carburettors: Twin HD6 SU
Max power: 160bhp at 5,500rpm
Maximum speed: 101mph
Acceleration: 0-60mph 13.7secs
O.F.C.: 17.6mpg
Transmission: rear wheel drive, 4-speed manual plus overdrive
Final drive: 4.27 (4.55 when with overdrive)
Clutch: 10in s.d.p. Borg & Beck
Propellar Shaft: Hardy Spicer open
Construction: all steel body bolted on pressed steel longitudal box section chassis
Brakes: PA Dunlop hydraulic, disc front, drums rear
Steering: rack & pinion, PA by Hobourn-Eaton, 31/2 turns lock to lock
Suspension front: wishbone & torsion bars, rear: live axle, semi-elliptic leaf
Wheels: bolt on 6 x 16in pressed steel disc with 6.70 x 16 crossply tyres
Track, front: 4ft 9in, rear: 4ft 10.1in
Wheelbase: 10ft 0in
Overall length: 16ft 4.5in
Overall width: 6ft 1in
Overall height: 5ft 3in
Ground clearance: 7.5in
Turning circle: 35ft 9in
Unladen weight: 33cwt
Tank capacity: 17 Imp gallons
Sump capacity: 19 Imp pints
Radiator: 25.5 pints
Rear axle: 3.5 pints S.A.E 90
Gearbox with overdrive: 4 pints S.A.E

Production: 1950-1954: 30,969
Price New: £1,693