Jaguar MkX 1961-64
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Jaguar MkX 1961-64 specifications
Engine: 6 Cylinder in-line, cast iron block, DOHC, alloy head

Engine layout: longitudinal

Bore & Stroke: 87mm(3.43in) x 106mm(4.17in)

Displacement: 3.781cc
Compression ratio: 9 to 1 (opt. 8 to 1)

Carburettors: three S.U. HD8

Power output: 265bhp at 5,500rpm

Maximum torque: 360 ft/lb at 5,500rpm

Maximum speed: 119.5mph

Acceleration (0-60mph): 10.8secs (auto)

Overall fuel consumption: 14.1mpg

Transmission: RWD, Borg Warner Model 8 Automatic or 4 speed manual

Brakes: servo-assisted, disc all round, inboard at rear

Steering: recirculating ball

Suspension: Front - Independent double wishbones, coil springs telescopic shock absorbers. Rear - Independent, wishbones with driveshafts as upper links, radious arms, coil-over shock asborbers, anti roll-bar

Wheels: 5 stud pressed steel14in disc x 5,5in rims with 205 x 14 Dunlop SP41 tyres

Construction: unitary all steel


Wheelbase: 120in

Track: front 58in, rear 58in

Overall length: 202.5in

Overall width: 76.5in

Overall height: 54.75in

Ground clearance: 5.4in

Kerb weight: 35.25cwt

Capacities: Petrol (2 tanks of 10 gal): 20 Imp gal, sump 12 pints, cooling: 24.5 pints, transmission: 16 pints

Mk X Production: 1961-64, Coventry, England
3.8 Litre: 13,382 built
4.2 Litre: 5,137 built
420G: (1966-71) 5,763 built
Price new of MkX 3.8 1962: £2,392