Jaguar E-Type 3.8 Fixed Head Coupé 

  • built in England
  • 1962
  • 265 HP 3.8L
  • 150 mph
The E-Type first E-Type to be shown in public was driven to the Geneva Motor Show and introduced to the world It was the product of five years of development and borrowed much from the preceding race cars coming from Coventry.
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The result was a 150 mph cruiser that had companies like Ferrari scrambling to make sure there next generation supercar could match the E-Type.
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Road Tests Real world tests of the Jaguar E-Type 3.8 Fixed Head Coupé

0-60mph

Jaguar E-Type 3.8 Fixed Head Coupé
7 s
Veyron
2.7 s

Top speed

Jaguar E-Type 3.8 Fixed Head Coupé
150 mph
Agera R
260 mph
Veyron
253 mph

0-100mph

Jaguar E-Type 3.8 Fixed Head Coupé
16 s
Veyron
5.1 s

1/4 mile

Jaguar E-Type 3.8 Fixed Head Coupé
14.8 s
Agera R
10.1 s
Veyron
10.2 s

Data points Key details of the Jaguar E-Type 3.8 Fixed Head Coupé

Horsepower

Jaguar E-Type 3.8 Fixed Head Coupé
265 HP
Agera R
1,115 HP
Veyron
987 HP

Torque

Jaguar E-Type 3.8 Fixed Head Coupé
260 ft-lb
Veyron
922 ft-lb
Agera R
888 ft-lb

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Jaguar E-Type 3.8 Fixed Head Coupé

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In it, Malcom Sayer and Bob Knight created the shape for E1A, the very first E-Type prototype.1 Like the D-Type, the E used a front sub-frame that attached to front bulkhead of the monocoque body.
The E-Type first E-Type to be shown in public was driven to the Geneva Motor Show and introduced to the world It was the product of five years of development and borrowed much from the preceding race cars coming from Coventry.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Jaguar
Type of car Production car
Year 1962

design

Chief designer Malcom Sayer, Bob Knight

transmission

Drivetrain RWD
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 4 gears
Gear ratios
  1. 1: 3.38:1
  2. 2: 1.86:1
  3. 3: 1.28:1
  4. 4: 1:1
Axle ratio 3.31:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc
Front wheels 381/? 152
Rear wheels 381/? 165

road tests

Top speed 150 mph
1/4 mile 14.8 s
0-60mph 7 s
0-100mph 16 s

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 10.19 lb/hp
Maximum hp 265 HP @ 5,500 RPM
Maximum torque 260 ft-lb @ 4,000 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 3,781 cc
Air compressor None
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 9:1
Bore/stroke 3.42 in / 4.17 in
Valvetrain DOHC

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,700 lb
Width 65.4 in
Height 48 in
Length 175.2 in
Front track width 50 in
Wheelbase 96.1 in
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