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Jaguar E-type: Run Wild

All You Need To Know About Beautiful Jaguar E-Type

Jaguar has achieved so much attention for its magnificent looks, among them one is Jaguar E-type or also known as Jaguar XK-E sports car that was manufactured from

1961 to 1974 and the car is produced & owned by British Manufacturers Jaguar Car Ltd. Jaguar E-type is one of those cars that possess all the qualities like looks, high performance as well as reasonable prices. All these factors have made it 1960s superior icon in the field of marque, popularity of this car can be estimated by the fact that it has witness an immense selling of 70,000 units.

Achievements by Jaguar E-type

This car has landed first positions in some of the world best car competitions; in 2004 Sports Car International magazine has given it number one position in the Top Sports cars of 1960s. Besides it also achieved number one spot in 100 most beautiful cars of all times, the list was based on a study conducted online by The Daily Telegraph in March 2008.

Introduction to Various Versions

In earlier 60s, manufactured has launched two versions of this rear wheel touring car such as two-seater coupe with fixed head coupe and two-seater convertible with open two seater. However, the four-seater coupe was launched after many years that named Series 2 & Series 3 to give them a unique identity. Considering these names, the earlier versions were named Series 1 and Series 1?.

Respect Achieved ByJaguar E-type

However, consumer's love cannot be imagined, a few VVIP have also shown their respect as in 1961, at the time of Jaguar E-types launch Enzo Ferrari has defined it as "The most beautiful car ever made". The New York City Museum of Modem Art also shown their respect, they identify its magnificent design in 1996 and they have shown their respect by giving it place in those only five automobiles that gets an added blue roadster to their permanent design collection, Jaguar E-type becomes the sixth one to get this respect.

It has been around 4 decades that manufacturer has stopped making changes in it, still it is one of the most preferred luxury cars and considering that the car's popularity will only rise in the future.

Photo Gallery of Jaguar E-type

Technical Characteristics of Jaguar E-type

Technical Characteristics of 1974 Jaguar E-Type V12 produced by Jaguar (UK).

Body Type Drop-head coupe (cabriolet; convertible) 2 doors / 2 seats
Weight 1530 Kg
Length 4674 mm
Height 1295 mm
Wheelbase 2667 mm
Front Track 1384 mm
Rear Track 1346 mm
Ground Clearance n/a
Fuel Capacity 81 liters
Engine location front
Engine alignment longitudinal
Drive Wheels Rear wheel drive
Steering rack & pinion
Fuel Supply System 4 Ze-St carbs
Max Power 244HP (179 kW) @ 5750 rpm
Max Torque 386Nm @ 3500 rpm
CO2 Emissions n/a
Engine Coolant water
Displacement 5344 cc
Bore 90 mm
Stroke 70 mm
Cam Design SOHC - Single Overhead Camshaft
Cylinders 12 IN V
Valves per cylinder 2
Total Valves 24
Compression Ratio 7.8:1
Aspiration Normal
Front Brakes VeDi
Rear Brakes Di-S
Standard Wheels n/a
Standard Tyres n/a
Suspension Front I.W.TB.ARB.
Suspension Rear I.LW.RA.CS.ARB.
Transmission manual
Number of gears 4
Acceleration 0-100 Km/h n/a
Acceleration 80-120 Km/h n/a
Top Speed n/a
City 18 l/100km
Road 9.1 l/100km
Mixt 12.4 l/100km

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