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1951 Jaguar XK120C C-Type Specs

General Specifications

Numbers Built:3

Engine Specifications

Engine Specifications:Inline-6
Position:Front Longitudinal
Fuel feed:Horizontal Twin SU Carburetors
Displacement:3442 cc / 210.0 cu in
Bore:83 mm / 3.27 in
Stroke:106 mm / 4.17 in
Power:156.6 kw / 210 bhp @ 5800 rpm
Specific output:61.01 bhp per litre
Bhp/Weight:220.36 bhp per tonne

Chassis & body

Body/Frame:Aluminum over Tubular Frame
Driven wheels:RWD
Front tires:6.5x16
Rear tires:6.5x16
Front brakes:Drums
Front brake size:305 mm / 12.0 in
Rear brakes:Drums
Rear brake size:305 mm / 12 in
Front wheels:F 40.6 x 15.2 cm / 16.0 x 6 in
Rear wheels:R 40.6 x 15.2 cm / 16 x 6 in
Steering:Rack & Pinion
Front suspension:Wishbones w/Torsion Bar Springs, Hydrualic Shocks
Rear suspension:Rigid Axle w/Torsion Bars


Transmission:4-Speed Manual
Final drive:2.9, 3.31, 3.54, 3.75, 3.92, 4.09 or 4.29:1

Car dimensions

Weight:953 kg / 2101 lbs
Wheelbase:2438 mm / 96.0 in
Front track:1295 mm / 51 in
Rear track:1295 mm / 51 in
Length:3988 mm / 157 in
Width:1638 mm / 64.5 in
Height:978 mm / 38.5 in

Speed performance

Car top speed:225.3 kph / 140.0 mph
0 - 60 mph:8.0 seconds
0 - 100 mph:20.0 seconds

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