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1957-1957 JAGUAR XKSS specifications


When Jaguar gave up racing the D-type, it was left with a handful of unused, lightweight monocoque chassis. A small windscreen was added, along with a fabric roof, in a futile attempt to offer some protection from wet weather

Production

  • Production:
    16

Performance

  • 0-60mph:
    5.2secs
  • Top speed:
    144.0mph
  • Power:
    250.0bhp
  • Torque:
    238.0lb/ft
  • MPG:
    19.0mpg

Engine

  • Configuration:
    in-line six
  • Aspiration:
    Normal
  • Fuel:
    Petrol
  • Fuel delivery:
    carburettor

Chassis

  • Suspension Front:
    Unequal length wishbones with torsion bars, telescopic dampers, anti-roll bar
  • Suspension Rear:
    Trailing links, torsion bars, live axle, telescopic dampers
  • Steering:
    rack and pinion
  • Bodyframe:
    metal monocoque
  • Transmission:
    4-speed manual

Dimensions

  • Length:
    3990mm
  • Wheelbase:
    2300mm
  • Width:
    1660mm
  • Height:
    1120mm
  • Weight:
    921kgs

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