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Jaguar XJ6 Coupe Series II

Overview

Produced: 1974-1979, 6487 produced.
Types: Coupe
Jaguar Xj6 Coupe (1976)

The Initial XJ6, which became known as the Series I, had a choice of two six-cylinder motors: a 2,792 cc that produced 149 bhp and a 4,235 cc, giving 186 bhp at 5,200 rpm.  There was also a Daimler model with a grille covered in chrome.  The Series II XJ6 was also launched elsewhere than London: this time Jaguar chose Frankfurt in 1973.  The car was a disappointment since the only immediately noticeable difference was the lower front grille.

Further scrutiny revealed that the instrument panel was now directly in front of the driver instead of being spread across the entire wooden dashboard.  The car had a choice of 2.8, 3.4 and 4.2 litre engines but the short stroke 2.8 was unreliable and not up to its task and few were delivered.

Source: Motorbase

Engines

CapacityConfigModelBore/StrokeCR
5343cc0 90mm x 70mm9

Fuel System

TypeNumberCapacityComment
SU2

Transmission

TypeGearsComment
Automatic3

Performance

Top Speed0-60SQMMPGEngine PwrComment
147 mph0 s13 mpg285 bhp 5750

Brakes

FrontRearComment
DiscDisc

Dimensions

WheelbaseFront TrackRear TrackLengthWidthWeight (CWT)Turning Circle
9' 1"4' 10"4' 10"15' 8"5' 9" 0 (33)0' 0"
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