Jaguar E-Type Series I 4.2

E-Type Jaguar departs

E-Type Jaguar departs

Jaguar E-Type Series I 4.2 - key facts

  • Introduced in 1966, the end came for the Jaguar E-Type Series I 4.2 in 1968.
  • The 6 cylinder engine acheived a maximum power of 265 bhp.
  • The Jaguar E-Type Series I 4.2 accelerated from 0 to 60mph in 7.4 seconds.
  • Maximum speed of the Jaguar E-Type Series I 4.2 was 153 mph.
Jaguar E-Type Series I 4.2 Specifications
From 1966
Until 1968
Length14ft 72/4in4.45m
Width5ft 52/4in1.66m
Kerb Weight2520lb/1.125ton1143kg
Engine displacement4235cc258cu in
Cylinder LayoutInline
Valve operationDouble overhead cam
Power Output265bhp @ 5400rpm261PS @ 5400rpm
Specific Output63bhp/litre1bhp/cu in
Torque Output275lbft @ 4000rpm373Nm @ 4000rpm
Specific Torque88Nm/litre
Fuel TypePetrol
Fuel systemTriple Carburettor
Carburettor makeSU
Power to weight236bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-50mph5.5 seconds
Acceleration 0-60mph7.4 seconds
Standing Qtr mile15.1 seconds
Top speed153mph246km/h
Fuel consumption17.1mpg7km/l
Engine locationFront
Engine alignmentLongitudinal
Driven wheelsRear
Front SuspensionIndependent Torsion bar
Rear SuspensionIndependent Coil Spring
BrakesDiscs front and rear
Gearbox type4 speed Manual
Number of gears4
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