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Jaguar XJ6 2.8/3.4/4.2 Series II

Overview

Produced: 1973-1979, 77001 produced.
Types: Saloon,4 doors,5 seats
Jaguar Xj6 4,2 2 (1978)

Jaguar refreshed its six cylinder XJ saloon range in 1973 with the introduction of the XJ6 Series II. The new car featured a sleeker new body shell which had a slimmer front grille, new front air intake below the bumper, new lights and a revised interior. At first the short and long wheel base versions were available, however all cars carried the long wheel base after 1975.

Power plant options included the original line-up of 2.8 litre (export only), 4.2 litre and, from 1975, 3.4 litre, six cylinder versions of the XK series engine. Unfortunately during the 1970's Jaguar became a victim of the poor quality, strike ridden British Leyland empire. Despite a loyal following sales became to suffer as a result a replacement was needed by 1979, the Series III.

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Engines

CapacityConfigModelBore/StrokeCR
4235ccS6 DOHCJaguar XK92.07mm x 106mm0
2792ccS6 DOHCJaguar XK0mm x 0mm0
3442ccS6 DOHCJaguar XK83mm x 106mm0

Performance

Top Speed0-60SQMMPGEngine PwrComment
125 mph8.6 s0 s0 mpg0 bhp 04.2 engine

Dimensions

WheelbaseFront TrackRear TrackLengthWidthWeight (CWT)Turning Circle
9' 0"4' 10"4' 10"15' 9"5' 9" 1 (12)0' 0"

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