Jaguar D-Type 1954 Design Interior Exterior Car

The Jaguar D-Type is a games dashing auto that was created by Jaguar Cars Ltd. somewhere around 1954 and 1957. Despite the fact that it offers huge numbers of its mechanical segments with the C-Type, including the fundamental straight-6 XK motor outline (at first 3.4 liters and uprated to 3.8 liters in the late fifties), the structure of the auto was drastically diverse. The inventive monocoque development conveyed flying industry innovation to rivalry auto outline, together with an aeronautical comprehension of streamlined effectiveness.

Panther D-Types won the Le Mans 24-hour race in 1955, 1956 and 1957. After Jaguar incidentally resigned from hustling as a processing plant group, the organization offered the staying unfinished D-Types as XKSS variants whose additional street going hardware made them qualified for generation sports auto races in America. In 1957 25 of these autos were in different phases of finishing when a production line fire crushed nine of them.

BODYWORK
body type 2 seater convertible/cabriolet
number of doors 2
DIMENSIONS & WEIGHTS
mm inches
wheelbase 2286 90
track/tread (front) 1270 50
track/tread (rear) 1270 50
length 3912 154
width 1670 65.7
height 1041 41
ground clearance 140 5.5
length:wheelbase ratio 1.71
kerb weight 864 kg 1905 lb
fuel tank capacity 168.2 litres 37 UK Gal 44.4 US Gal
ENGINE
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
engine manufacturer Jaguar
cylinders Straight 6
capacity 3.4 litre
3442 cc
(210.044 cu in)
bore × stroke 83 × 106 mm
3.27 × 4.17 in
bore/stroke ratio 0.78
double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output
(gross)
253 PS (250 bhp) (186 kW)
at 6000 rpm
specific output
(gross)
72.6 bhp/litre
1.19 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(gross)
328 Nm (242 ft·lb) (33.4 kgm)
at 4000 rpm
specific torque
(gross)
95.29 Nm/litre
1.15 ft·lb/cu3
sump dry sumped
compression ratio 9:1
fuel system 3 We carbs
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1197.5 kPa (173.7 psi)
engine coolant Water
unitary capacity 573.67 cc
aspiration Normal
compressor N/A
intercooler None
catalytic converter N
PERFORMANCE
acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph) 3.9 s
acceleration 0-60mph 4.7 s
acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph) 12.10 s
standing quarter-mile 13.7 s
maximum speed 261 km/h (162 mph)
power-to-weight ratio 293.37 PS/g
215.77 kW/g
289.35 bhp/ton
0.13 bhp/lb
weight-to-power ratio 4.63 kg/kW
7.74 lb/bhp
CHASSIS
engine position front
engine layout longitudinal
drive wheels rear wheel drive
torque split N/A
turns lock-to-lock 2.300
turning circle 9.80 m
front suspension I.TB.
rear suspension LA.TB.
tyres front 7.00 x 16
tyres rear 7.00 x 16
brakes f/r Di/Di
gearbox 4 speed manual
top gear ratio 1
final drive ratio 3.54

Jaguar D-Type 1954 Design Interior Exterior Car

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