Key facts

Jaguar XJ-6, 1976 MY information summary

What body style?
sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4947 mm
How heavy?
1786 kg
What size engine?
4.2 litre, 4235 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, Straight
How much power?
183 PS / 180 bhp / 134 kW @ 4500 rpm
How much torque?
315 Nm / 232 / 32.1 kgm @ 3000 rpm


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1976 Jaguar XJ-6 technical specifications


The XJ-6 is a passenger car from Jaguar, with rear wheel drive, a front mounted engine and a 4 door saloon (sedan) body style.
Its 4.2 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, double overhead camshaft, 6 cylinder that develops 180 bhp (183 PS/134 kW) of power at 4500 rpm, and maximum torque of 315 N·m (232 lb·ft/32.1 kgm) at 3000 rpm.
A 4 speed manual with overdrive gearbox delivers the power to the driven wheels.
Stated kerb weight is 1786 kg.
1976 Jaguar XJ-6 data
Jaguar XJ-6, 1976 MY data
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2864 112.8
Track/tread (front) 1473 58
Track/tread (rear) 1486 58.5
Length 4947 194.8
Width 1772 69.8
Height 1372 54
Ground clearance 178 7
length:wheelbase ratio 1.73
Kerb weight 1786 kg 3937 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 90.9 litres 20 UK Gal 24 US Gal
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Jaguar
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 6
Capacity 4.2 litre
4235 cc
(258.436 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 92.05 × 106 mm
3.62 × 4.17 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.87
double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output
183 PS (180 bhp) (134 kW)
at 4500 rpm
Specific output
42.5 bhp/litre
0.7 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
315 Nm (232 ft·lb) (32.1 kgm)
at 3000 rpm
Specific torque
74.38 Nm/litre
0.9 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
compression ratio 8.5:1
Fuel system 2 SU carbs
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 934.7 kPa (135.6 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 7
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 705.83 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed
Power-to-weight ratio 102.18 PS/g
75.15 kW/g
100.78 bhp/ton
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 13.31 kg/kW
22.23 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km
km per litre
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering rack & pinion PAS
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.W.CS.
Rear suspension I.TvA.CS.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R Di/Di-S
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 4 speed manual with overdrive
Top gear ratio 0.78
Final drive ratio 3.31
general ID28281
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 31.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1976 Jaguar XJ-6 added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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