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  Jaguar XJR-17

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Country of origin:Great Britain
Produced in:1992
Numbers built:1 (never raced)
Designed by:TWR
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:October 14, 2009
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Configuration JRV-6 90º V6
Location Mid, longitudinally mounted
Construction aluminium alloy block and head
Displacement 3,498 cc / 213.5 cu in
Bore / Stroke 94.0 mm (3.7 in) / 84.0 mm (3.3 in)
Valvetrain 4 valves / cylinder, DOHC
Fuel feed Fuel Injection
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 450 bhp / 336 KW
BHP/Liter 129 bhp / liter

Chassis carbon fibre and aluminium honeycomb monocoque
Suspension (fr/r) double wishbones, push-rod actuated coil springs over dampers, anti-roll bar
Steering rack-and-pinion, power assisted
Brakes ventilated steel discs, all-round
Gearbox 5 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

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
  • Inside IMSA's Legendary GTP Racers, by J.A. Martin and Michael J. Fuller
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