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  Jaguar XJR-6
 

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Country of origin:Great Britain
Produced from:1985 - 1986
Numbers built:6 (3 in 1985 and 3 in 1986)
Designed by:Tony Southgate for TWR
Successor:Jaguar XJR-8
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:January 23, 2007
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Engine
Configuration 60º V12
Location Mid, longitudinally mounted
Construction aluminium block and head
Displacement 6,219 cc / 379.5 cu in
Bore / Stroke 92.0 mm (3.6 in) / 78.0 mm (3.1 in)
Compression 12.0:1
Valvetrain 2 valves / cylinder, SOHC
Fuel feed Zytek Fuel Injection
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 660 bhp / 492 KW @ 7,000 rpm
BHP/Liter 106 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Chassis kevlar & carbon monocoque
Front suspension double wishbones, push-rod-activated coil springs over dampers
Rear suspension magnesium uprights, titanium coil springs over dampers
Steering rack-and-pinion, power assisted
Brakes ventilated discs, all-round
Gearbox March/TWR 5 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 900 kilo / 1,984 lbs
Length / Width / Height 4,800 mm (189 in) / 2,000 mm (78.7 in) / 1,100 mm (43.3 in)
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,780 mm (109.4 in) / 1,550 mm (61 in) / 1,500 mm (59.1 in)

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.73 bhp / kg

Race history
Major wins
1986 Silverstone 1000 km (Derek Warwick / Eddie Cheever in J12-C-286)

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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