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Jaguar Mk II 3.8 litre

Overview

Produced: 1959-1967, 30070 produced.
Types: Saloon,5 doors,4 seats
Jaguar Mk 2 3,8 Litre (1963)

Undoubtedly one of the greatest saloon cars of all time appeared in 1959, the Jaguar Mk II 3.8 litre. The 3.8 saloon provided earth shattering performance (220bhp, 125mph, 0-60 in 8.5 seconds) and had a habit of embarrassing most sportscars of the day. The 3.8 Mk II used the same revised body shell and XK engine as the 2.4 and 3.4 Mk II models and was equally well equipped and finished.

The Mk II 3.8 quickly established itself as the ultimate "Q" car and found many friends on both sides of the law. No 60's bank job was complete without a 3.8 get-away-car and a pursuing Police 3.8!! The Mk II 3.8 also arrived just in time to enjoy Britains new unrestricted M1 motorway and proved to be quite happy cruising at over 100mph.

The Mk II did wonders for Jaguars reputation and helped to firmly establish its reputation as the sports saloon car manufacturer that all others should try to beat!!

Engines

CapacityConfigModelBore/StrokeCR
3781ccS6 DOHCJaguar XK87mm x 106mm8

Fuel System

TypeNumberCapacityComment
SU2

Transmission

TypeGearsComment
Automatic3

Drivetrain and Suspension

DrivetrainSteeringFront SuspensionRear Suspension

Performance

Top Speed0-60SQMMPGEngine PwrComment
125 mph8.5 s17 mpg220 bhp 5500

Brakes

FrontRearComment
DiscDisc

Dimensions

WheelbaseFront TrackRear TrackLengthWidthWeight (CWT)Turning Circle
8' 11"4' 7"4' 5"15' 0"5' 6" 0 (30)

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