Jaguar Mark V Drophead Сoupe 1948 Design Interior Exterior Car

The Jaguar Mark V (affirmed mark five) is a car which was worked by Jaguar Cars Ltd from 1948 to 1951.
The Mark V was propelled at the 1948 London Motor Show in the meantime as the XK120, with which it shared a stand. Nonetheless, the Mark V tremendously surpassed the XK120 by approximately 5,000 autos for each year when contrasted with 2,000 autos for every year for the XK120. While the XK120 had another overhead-camshaft XK motor, the Mark V held the 1936 driveline including the “Panther” overhead-valve pushrod straight-6 2½L and 3½L units for which the organization was renamed after the war. No 1½L variant was advertised.

Guaranteed power yield in this application was 104 bhp (78 kW) for the 2664 cc Mark V and 126 bhp (94 kW) for its more famous 3486 cc kin. The frame was new with autonomous front suspension by twofold wishbones and torsion bar, a game plan that would be utilized by Jaguar for some future vehicles. It additionally had water driven brakes, which Jaguar had been moderate to receive contrasted with different makers, and an all squeezed steel body.

The styling of the auto took after prewar SS-Jaguar lines with upright chrome grille and the jumping Jaguar radiator top mascot got to be accessible as a choice. There is an unmistakable insight of the as of late modernized Bentley look in the style of the front barbecue.

The wheels were 16-inch (410 mm) steel-plate sort, essentially littler than the 18-inch (460 mm) ones on the MK IV. From the side, an unmistakable styling touch was a “tuck in” bend at the base of the back window taking after the bended profile of the side glass. Back wheel spats (bumper skirts) were standard. There was additionally a drophead roadster adaptation which is currently very looked for after.

body type 4/5 seater sedan/saloon
number of doors 4
mm inches
wheelbase 3048 120
track/tread (front) 1422 56
track/tread (rear) 1461 57.5
length 4763 187.5
width 1765 69.5
height 1588 62.5
ground clearance 191 7.5
length:wheelbase ratio 1.56
kerb weight 1767 kg 3896 lb
fuel tank capacity 63.6 litres 14 UK Gal 16.8 US Gal
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
engine manufacturer Jaguar
cylinders Straight 6
capacity 3.5 litre
3486 cc
(212.729 cu in)
bore × stroke 82 × 110 mm
3.23 × 4.33 in
bore/stroke ratio 0.75
overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output 122 PS (120 bhp) (89 kW)
at 4500 rpm
specific output 34.4 bhp/litre
0.56 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 244 Nm (180 ft·lb) (24.9 kgm)
at 2300 rpm
specific torque 69.99 Nm/litre
0.85 ft·lb/cu3
compression ratio 6.75:1
fuel system 2 SU carbs
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 879.6 kPa (127.6 psi)
engine coolant Water
unitary capacity 581 cc
aspiration Normal
compressor N/A
intercooler None
catalytic converter N
acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph) 13.5 s
acceleration 0-60mph 18.9 s
acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph) -1.00 s
maximum speed 146 km/h (91 mph)
power-to-weight ratio 68.86 PS/g
50.64 kW/g
67.91 bhp/ton
0.03 bhp/lb
weight-to-power ratio 19.75 kg/kW
32.98 lb/bhp
engine position front
engine layout longitudinal
drive wheels rear wheel drive
torque split N/A
turns lock-to-lock 4.500
turning circle 10.70 m
front suspension I.TB.
rear suspension LA.SE.
wheel size front 6.70 x 16
wheel size rear 6.70 x 16
tyres front 6.70 x 16
tyres rear 6.70 x 16
brakes f/r Dr/Dr-S
gearbox 4 speed manual
top gear ratio 1
final drive ratio 4.30

Jaguar Mark V Drophead Сoupe 1948 Design Interior Exterior Car

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