Jaguar E-Type Frua 

  • 1966
  • 265 HP 4.2L
  • 150 mph
 
When John Coombs, a Jaguar dealer and racehorse owner, approached Frua to make a unique car, the E-Type was an obvious choice.
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Coombs, not happy with the results, had his own workers alter the design and later had Italsuisse of Switzerland, which worked with Frua, to create new front and rear bumpers.
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Road Tests Real world tests of the Jaguar E-Type Frua

0-60mph

Jaguar E-Type Frua
8 s
Veyron
2.7 s

Top speed

Jaguar E-Type Frua
150 mph
Agera R
260 mph
Veyron
253 mph

0-100mph

Jaguar E-Type Frua
20 s
Veyron
5.1 s

Data points Key details of the Jaguar E-Type Frua

Horsepower

Jaguar E-Type Frua
265 HP
Agera R
1,115 HP
Veyron
987 HP

Torque

Jaguar E-Type Frua
283 ft-lb
Veyron
922 ft-lb
Agera R
888 ft-lb

In The News From around the web

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Dec

Jaguar E-Type Frua Coupe

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It became Jaguar's leading product, with almost 5000 examples being made each year.
When John Coombs, a Jaguar dealer and racehorse owner, approached Frua to make a unique car, the E-Type was an obvious choice.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Jaguar
Year 1966

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 11.32 lb/hp
Maximum hp 265 HP @ 5,400 RPM
Maximum torque 283 ft-lb @ 4,000 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 4,235 cc
Air compressor None
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 9:1
Bore/stroke 3.62 in / 4.17 in
Valvetrain DOHC

road tests

Top speed 150 mph
0-60mph 8 s
0-100mph 20 s

transmission

Gearing Traditional
# of gears 4 gears
Axle ratio 3.54:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,000 lb
Width 65 in
Height 48 in
Length 175 in
Front track width 50 in
Wheelbase 96 in
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