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1996 Jaguar XK8 Convertible Specs

Engine Specifications

Engine Specifications:V8
Valvetrain:DOHC 4 Valves / Cyl
Displacement:3996 cc / 243.9 cu in
Bore:86.0 mm / 3.39 in
Stroke:86.0 mm / 3.39 in
Compression:10.7:1
Power:216.3 kw / 290.1 bhp @ 6100 rpm
Specific output:72.6 bhp per litre
Torque:393.2 nm / 290.0 ft lbs @ 4250 rpm
Redline:6800 rpm

Chassis & body

Body/Frame:Unit Steel
Driven wheels:Front Engine / RWD
Front tires:F 245/50ZR-17
Rear tires:R 245/50ZR-17
Front brakes:Vented Discs w/Vacuum Assist & ABS
Front brake size:307 mm / 12.1 in
Rear brakes:Vented Discs w/Vacuum Assist & ABS
Rear brake size:307 mm / 12.1 in
Front wheels:F 43.2 x 40.6 cm / 17.0 x 16.0 in
Rear wheels:R 43.2 x 40.6 cm / 17.0 x 16.0 in
Steering:Rack & pinion w/Variable Power Assist

Drivetrain

Transmission:5-Speed Auto
Gear ratios:3.57:1, 2.20:1, 1.51:1, 1.00:1, 0.80:1
Final drive:3.06:1

Car dimensions

Wheelbase:2591 mm / 102.0 in
Front track:1504 mm / 59.2 in
Rear track:1499 mm / 59.0 in
Length:4760 mm / 187.4 in
Width:1829 mm / 72.0 in

Speed performance

Car top speed:251.1 kph / 156.0 mph

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    Engine: V8
    Power: 223.7 kw / 300 bhp
    Torque: 310 nm / 228.6 ft lbs @ 4100 rpm

  • 2001 Jaguar XJR

    Engine: Supercharged V8
    Power: 267 kw / 358.0 bhp @ 6150 rpm
    Torque: 505 nm / 372.5 ft lbs @ 3600 rpm

  • 1993 Jaguar XJ220

    Engine: TWR Rover Metro 6R4 V6
    Power: 404.2 kw / 542.0 bhp @ 7000 rpm
    Torque: 644.0 nm / 475.0 ft lbs @ 4500 rpm

  • 2002 Jaguar X-Type Sport

    Engine: V6
    Power: 172.3 kw / 231.1 bhp @ 2800 rpm
    Torque: 284 nm / 209.5 ft lbs @ 3000 rpm

  • 2002 Jaguar XKR Trans-Am

    Engine: Mustang V8
    Power: 484.7 kw / 650.0 bhp
    Torque: 610.12 nm / 450.0 ft lbs

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