Jaguar MkIX 1959-61
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Jaguar MkIX 1959-61 specifications
Engine: 6 Cylinder in line, DOHC

Bore & stroke: 87mm x 106mm

Displacement: 3,781cc

Compression ratio: 8 / 1

Carburettors: Twin HD6 SU

Max power: 220bhp at 5,500rpm

Maximum speed: 114mph
Acceleration: 0-60mph 11.3secs

O.F.C.: 15-17 mpg

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: 34.59cwt

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 30

Production: 1959-1961: 10,009