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Jaguar S-type 3.4 litre

Overview

Produced: 1963-1968, 9928 produced.
Types: Saloon,4 doors,4 seats
Jaguar 1966  S Type 4dr Sdn Blk

In 1963 Jaguar decided to introduce a new variant of its popular Mk II model, the luxurious S-type saloon. The S-type came with either a 3.4 or 3.8 litre XK engine, however Jaguar decided not to offer a 2.4 version as it did not really fit the new cars image profile.

The S-type featured a modified version of the Mk II bodyshell with unique front and rear ends added. The front had its own distinctive grille, shrouded headlamps and a slim line bumper. The rear of the S-type looked very similar to the large Mk X saloon and had a similar independent suspension design which gave a class leading ride.

Most buyers opted for the more powerful 3.8 version, although the 3.4 was by no means under-powered. The 3.4 could set quite a fast pace and although not as quick as the Mk II 3.4, the car handled extremely well thanks to its new suspension layout. 

Buyers Guide Jaguar S-Type 3.4 and 3.8 featured in Practical Classics May 1994 – available from our sister site Bookbase. Click here to view.

Source: Motorbase

Engines

CapacityConfigModelBore/StrokeCR
3442ccS6 DOHCJaguar XK83mm x 106mm8

Fuel System

TypeNumberCapacityComment
SU2

Transmission

TypeGearsComment
Automatic4

Performance

Top Speed0-60SQMMPGEngine PwrComment
120 mph13.2 s0 s18 mpg210 bhp 5500

Brakes

FrontRearComment
DiscDisc

Dimensions

WheelbaseFront TrackRear TrackLengthWidthWeight (CWT)Turning Circle
8' 11"4' 7"4' 6"15' 7"5' 6" 0 (32)0' 0"

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