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Country of origin:Great Britain
Produced in:1991
Numbers built:2
Designed by:TWR
Predecessor:Jaguar XJR-10
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:October 26, 2015
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Configuration JRV-6 90º V6
Location Mid, longitudinally mounted
Construction aluminium alloy block and head
Displacement 3,000 cc / 183.1 cu in
Valvetrain 4 valves / cylinder, DOHC
Fuel feed Fuel Injection
Aspiration Twin Garrett Turbos
Power 750 bhp / 560 kW
BHP/Liter 250 bhp / liter

Body carbon-fibre composite panels
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 (fr/r) ventilated carbon ceramic discs
Gearbox TWR 5 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Weight 950 kilo / 2,094 lbs
Length / Width / Height 4,800 mm (189 in) / 2,007 mm (79 in) / 1,100 mm (43.3 in)
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,860 mm (112.6 in) / N/A / N/A

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.79 bhp / kg

Race history
Major wins
1991 Grand Prix of Road Atlanta (Davy Jones in 191)
1991 Grand Prix of Ohio (Davy Jones in 191)
1991 300 km Laguna Seca (Davy Jones in 191)
1991 Grand Prix of Road America (Davy Jones in 191)

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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