Jaguar XK140 ‘Royale’ 

  • built in USA
  • 1955
  • 314 HP 3.4L
  • 100 mph
 
With remarkable paint, running great and sounding wonderful, the Royale Coupe carries a fabulous history and remains a true time capsule.
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Many supplementary instruments were installed, the interior wood was highly polished, and the car was re-trimmed in black leather.
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Road Tests Real world tests of the Jaguar XK140 ‘Royale’

Top speed

Jaguar XK140 ‘Royale’
100 mph
Agera R
260 mph
Veyron
253 mph

1/4 mile

Jaguar XK140 ‘Royale’
14.9 s
Agera R
10.1 s
Veyron
10.2 s

Data points Key details of the Jaguar XK140 ‘Royale’

Horsepower

Jaguar XK140 ‘Royale’
314 HP
Agera R
1,115 HP
Veyron
987 HP

Engine size

Jaguar XK140 ‘Royale’
3,442 cc
Veyron
7,993 cc

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Jaguar XK140 ‘Royale’

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With remarkable paint, running great and sounding wonderful, the Royale Coupe carries a fabulous history and remains a true time capsule.
A class award followed at the first Hillsborough Concours d’Elegance in 1957, and in 1958, the Jaguar was the cover car for the 1958 Hillsborough program.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Jaguar
Type of car Production car
Year 1955
Highest auction price $134k, January 2011

design

Chief designer Joe Wilhelm

transmission

Drivetrain RWD
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 4 gears
Gear ratios
  1. 1: 3.38:1
  2. 2: 1.98:1
  3. 3: 1.37:1
  4. 4: 1:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc

road tests

Top speed 100 mph
1/4 mile 14.9 s

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 9.71 lb/hp
Maximum hp 314 HP
Steering system Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 3,442 cc
Air compressor Supercharger
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 8:1
Bore/stroke 3.27 in / 4.17 in
Valvetrain DOHC

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,050 lb
Width 64.5 in
Height 55 in
Length 176 in
Front track width 51 in
Wheelbase 102 in
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