Jaguar XJ220 1994 Supercar Legendary Design

Jaguar XJ220 1994 Supercar Legendary Design – Jaguar XJ220 first finally slid off the production line in 1992, it is the fastest production car in the world. The Jaguar XJ220 race version soon followed, and won the first race directly, continuing to snatch the GT class victory at Le Mans that same year.

Jaguar XJ220 1994 Supercar Legendary Design

The Jaguar XJ220 1994 is said to be inspired by the C-Type racers and the D-Type Le Mans in the 50s era, The older cars seem to largely serve as spiritual inspiration rather than direct styling. But the Jaguar XJ220 1994 is still a very interesting car. This style was largely unchanged from the original concept in 1988, and the car looked so good that the rich potential buyers marched on the show to lower the savings. The production car removed the scissor doors on the concept, but the general shape of the car was the same. Though slightly shorter, especially wheelbase.

The Jaguar XJ220 1994 is one of the few examples in the automotive history of cars that are criticized for being too comfortable. And interior Jaguar XJ220 1994 coated leather is quite luxurious and comfortable for supercar. Although, with the exception of a dash that stretches all the way to the driver’s door, it’s a bit bland, something else criticized.

One of the major controversies surrounding Jaguar XJ220 1994 is its engine. The original concept has been using V-12, In the end, V-12 discarded support Austin Rover V-6 3.5-liter with twin turbocharger. The decision saves a lot of weight, and the engine is still shipped in the power department, up to 542 horsepower. And as already mentioned, the top speed of 217 mph makes it Jaguar XJ220 1994 is the fastest production in the world.

Jaguar XJ220 1994 Supercar Legendary Design

Body type 2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors 2
Designer Keith Helfet
mm inches
Wheelbase 2640 103.9
Length 4860 191.3
Width 2000 78.7
Height 1150 45.3
length:wheelbase ratio 1.84
Kerb weight 1560 kg 3439 lb
Drag coefficient 0.36
engine type turbocharged petrol
Engine manufacturer Jaguar
Cylinders V 6
Capacity 3.5 litre
3498 cc
(213.461 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 94 × 84 mm
3.7 × 3.31 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.12
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
24 valves in total
maximum power output
507 PS (500 bhp) (373 kW)
at 7200 rpm
Specific output
142.9 bhp/litre
2.34 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
640 Nm (472 ft·lb) (65.3 kgm)
at 4500 rpm
Specific torque
182.96 Nm/litre
2.21 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction aluminium alloy block & heads
compression ratio 8.3:1
Fuel system Zytek fuel injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 2299.2 kPa (333.5 psi)
crankshaft bearings 4
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 583 cc
Aspiration Turbo
Intercooler 2 Air-Air
Catalytic converter Y
Acceleration 0-60mph 4 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph) 8.00 s
Maximum speed 354 km/h (220 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 324.97 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
239.01 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
320.51 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.14 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 4.18 kg/kW
6.99 lb/bhp
Engine position mid
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive
Torque split N/A
Steering rack & pinion
Front suspension I.W.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension I.W.CS.ARB.
Wheel size front 9 x 17
Wheel size rear 14 x 18
Tyres front 255/45 17
Tyres rear 345/35 18
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S
Front brake diameter 330 mm
Rear brake diameter 304 mm
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.91
Final drive ratio 2.88

Jaguar XJ220 1994

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