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  Jaguar XJR-5
 

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Country of origin:Great Britain
Produced from:1982 - 1985
Numbers built:12 (2 never raced)
Designed by:Lee Dykstra for Group 44
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:June 26, 2009
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Engine
Configuration 60º V12
Location Mid, longitudinally mounted
Weight 240 kilo / 529.1 lbs
Construction aluminium alloy block and head
Displacement 5,955 cc / 363.4 cu in
Bore / Stroke 91.9 mm (3.6 in) / 74.9 mm (2.9 in)
Compression 12.2:1
Valvetrain 2 valves / cylinder, SOHC
Fuel feed 6 Weber Carburettors
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 650 bhp / 485 KW @ 7,500 rpm
Torque 651 Nm / 480 ft lbs @ 6,000 rpm
BHP/Liter 109 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Chassis aluminium monocoque
Suspension (fr/r) double wishbones, coil springs over dampers
Steering rack-and-pinion, power assisted
Brakes ventilated discs, all-round
Gearbox 5 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 930 kilo / 2,050 lbs
Length / Width / Height 4,547 mm (179 in) / 2,007 mm (79 in) / 1,003 mm (39.5 in)
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,591 mm (102 in) / 1,676 mm (66 in) / 1,600 mm (63 in)

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.7 bhp / kg
Top Speed 350 km/h (217 mph)

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Resources
Suggested reading
  • TWR Jaguar Prototype Racers, by Leslie F Thurnston
  • Golden Era - The history of Group C & IMSA GTP, by Ian Briggs and John Starkey
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