Jaguar Mark V 

  • built in England
  • 1949-1951
  • 125 HP 3.5L
In 1948 Jaguar revealed the Mark V with an all-new chassis that the company claimed was the most rigid in the industry.
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Along with it came hydraulic Girling brakes, torsion-bar suspension and Burman recirculating-ball steering.
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Road Tests Real world tests of the Jaguar Mark V

0-60mph

Jaguar Mark V
18.9 s
Venom GT
2.5 s
Veyron
2.7 s

0-100mph

Jaguar Mark V
0 s
GT 86
17.8 s

1/4 mile

Jaguar Mark V
19.89 s
Venom GT
9.95 s
Veyron
10.2 s

Data points Key details of the Jaguar Mark V

Horsepower

Jaguar Mark V
125 HP
Venom GT
1,200 HP
Veyron
987 HP

Torque

Jaguar Mark V
180 ft-lb
Veyron
922 ft-lb
Venom GT
851 ft-lb

In The News From around the web

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Jaguar Mark V

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Jaguar retained the 2½-liter and 3½-liter engines from the Mark IV.
The Mark V was offered as a four-door saloon and two-door Drophead Coupe.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Jaguar
Type of car Production car
Year 1949-1951
Highest auction price $28k, January 2000

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 31.16 lb/hp
Maximum hp 125 HP @ 4,500 RPM
Maximum torque 180 ft-lb @ 2,300 RPM
Engine placement Front

engine

Displacement 3,485 cc
Cylinders I6
Air compressor None
Fuels Gas

road tests

1/4 mile 19.89 s
0-60mph 18.9 s
0-100mph 0 s

transmission

Drivetrain RWD
Shift system Manual
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 4 gears

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Unknown
Rear brakes Unknown

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,895 lb
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