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  Jaguar XJR-14
 

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Country of origin:Great Britain
Produced in:1991
Numbers built:3
Designed by:Ross Brawn for TWR
Predecessor:Jaguar XJR-12
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:December 09, 2015
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Engine
Configuration Jaguar badged Ford Cosworth HB 75º V8
Location Mid, longitudinally mounted
Construction aluminium block and head
Displacement 3,493 cc / 213.2 cu in
Valvetrain 4 valves / cylinder, DOHC
Fuel feed Fuel Injection
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 650 bhp / 485 KW @ 11,500 rpm
BHP/Liter 186 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Body carbon-fibre composite panels
Chassis Kevlar and carbon-fibre honeycomb monocoque
Front suspension double wishbones, push-rod actuated torsion bar springs and dampers
Rear suspension double wishbones, push-rod actuated coil springs and dampers
Steering rack-and-pinion
Brakes ventilated carbon ceramic discs, all-round
Gearbox TWR 6 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 750 kilo / 1,654 lbs
Length / Width / Height 4,800 mm (189 in) / 2,000 mm (78.7 in) / 1,030 mm (40.6 in)
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,794 mm (110 in) / N/A / N/A

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.87 bhp / kg
Top Speed 330 km/h (205 mph)

Race history
Major wins
1991 Trofeo Filippo Caracciola (Martin Brundle / Teo Fabi / Derek Warwick in 591)
1991 Empire Trophy (Teo Fabi / Derek Warwick in 691)
1991 Nurburgring 1000 km (Derek Warwick / David Brabham in 791)
1992 Grand Prix of Atlanta (Davy Jones in 791)
1992 Grand Prix of Ohio (Davy Jones in 192 (691))

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