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Jaguar XKSS 1957


Jaguar XKSS (1957)
Country
UK
Top Speed (mph)
149
0-60 mph
5.2
1/4 mile
14.1
BHP
250 @5750rpm
Torque lbft
242 @4000rpm
BHP per ton
273
Engine capacity CC/CU
3442/210
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)
157
Width (in)
65.7
Height (in)
44.1
Kerb Weight (lbs)
2015
Additional Info: The XKSS was a road legal version of the D-Type, with bumpers, full windscreen, folding top and an additional passenger seat and door added. The large D-Type fin was also removed. Some road tests have the 0-60 closer to 7 secs and there are slight variants in the specs depending on source. Only 16 XK SS’s were built due to a factory fire and production never resumed after the fire. Steve Mcqueen was one of the lucky owners of this rare car.

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