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Country of origin:Great Britain
Produced from:1951 - 1953
Numbers built:54
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:December 06, 2017
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Engine
Configuration XK Straight 6
Location Front, longitudinally mounted
Construction cast iron block, aluminium alloy head
Displacement 3,442 cc / 210 cu in
Bore / Stroke 83.0 mm (3.3 in) / 106.0 mm (4.2 in)
Compression 8.0:1
Valvetrain 2 valves / cylinder, DOHC
Camshaft Chain driven
Fuel feed 2 SU Carburettors
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 200 bhp / 149 KW @ 5,800 rpm
Torque 298 Nm / 220 ft lbs @ 3,900 rpm
BHP/Liter 58 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Body aluminium
Chassis steel tubular frame with separate front subframe
Front suspension double wishbones, torsion bars, hydraulic dampers
Rear suspension live axle, torsion bars, torque reaction couplings, hydraulic dampers
Brakes (fr/r) hydraulic drums
Gearbox 4 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 1,016 kilo / 2,240 lbs
Length / Width / Height 3,990 mm (157.1 in) / 1,640 mm (64.6 in) / 980 mm (38.6 in)
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,440 mm (96.1 in) / 1,300 mm (51.2 in) / 1,300 mm (51.2 in)

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.2 bhp / kg
Top Speed 232 km/h (144 mph)
0-60 mph 8.1 s

Race history
Major wins
1951 24 Hours of Le Mans (Peter Walker / Peter Whitehead in XKC 003)

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  Article Image gallery (127) XKC 007 Specifications User Comments (1)