Jaguar E-Type Series 1 1961-1966


May 19, 2013 By Mike Lee
Last updated on July 30, 2015
Jaguar E-Type Series 1 3.8 Coupe (1961)
Country
UK
Top Speed (mph)
152
0-50 mph
5.6
0-60 mph
6.9
1/4 mile
14.7
BHP
265 @5500rpm
Torque lbft
260 @4000rpm
BHP per ton
216
MPG UK/US
18/15
Engine capacity CC/CU
3781/231
Engine type
Straight 6 Carburettors x 3
Aspiration
Normal
Compression Ratio
9.0:1
Valve Type/No
DOHC 12
Transmission (manual/auto)
Manual
No of speeds
4
Wheels driven
RWD
Brakes F/R
Disc/Disc
No. of Seats
2
Length (in)
175.3
Width (in)
65.2
Height (in)
48
Kerb Weight (lbs)
2702
Additional Info: A 4.2 litre engine with the same hp as the 3.8, but with around 25lbft of torque more was introduced in 1964 and a 2+2 coupe was added in 1966. Described as “The most beautiful car ever made” by Enzo Ferrari.

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