Jaguar XK-SS 

  • $7k built in England
  • 1957
  • 260 HP 3.4L
  • 149 mph
The XK-SS includes a new larger windsceen, a folding soft top, a passenger side door, luggage grid & extra luxury trim.
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The XK-SS is the limited edition road going version of the D-Type.
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Road Tests Real world tests of the Jaguar XK-SS

0-60mph

Jaguar XK-SS
5.2 s
Veyron
2.7 s

Top speed

Jaguar XK-SS
149 mph
Agera R
260 mph
Veyron
253 mph

0-100mph

Jaguar XK-SS
13.6 s
Veyron
5.1 s

1/4 mile

Jaguar XK-SS
14.1 s
Agera R
10.1 s
Veyron
10.2 s

Data points Key details of the Jaguar XK-SS

Price

Jaguar XK-SS
$7k
Veneno
$4.106M
Veyron
$1.50M

Horsepower

Jaguar XK-SS
260 HP
Agera R
1,115 HP
Veyron
987 HP

In The News From around the web

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Jaguar XK-SS

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The XK-SS is the limited edition road going version of the D-Type.
The XK-SS includes a new larger windsceen, a folding soft top, a passenger side door, luggage grid & extra luxury trim.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Jaguar
Price $6,900
Type of car Production car
Year 1957
Highest auction price 1957 Jaguar XKSS Roadster Recreation by Tempero, $145k, January 2012

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 8.58 lb/hp
Maximum hp 260 HP @ 6,000 RPM
Maximum torque 260 ft-lb @ 4,000 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 3,442 cc
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 9:1
Bore/stroke 3.27 in / 4.17 in
Valvetrain DOHC

road tests

Top speed 149 mph
1/4 mile 14.1 s
0-60mph 5.2 s
0-100mph 13.6 s

transmission

Drivetrain Front Engine / RWD
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 4 gears

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc
Front wheels 406/? 140
Rear wheels 406/? 165

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,231 lb
Length 157 in
Front track width 50 in
Wheelbase 90.6 in
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