1955 Jaguar Mark VII M

The Jaguar Mark VII M is a rear wheel drive car, with its engine positioned in the front, and a 4 door saloon (sedan) bodyshell. Powering the Jaguar Mark VII M is a double overhead camshaft, 3.4 litre naturally aspirated 6 cylinder motor, with 2 valves per cylinder that provides power and torque figures of 190 bhp (193 PS/142 kW) at 5500 rpm and 285 N·m (210 lb·ft/29.1 kgm) at 2500 rpm respectively. A 4 speed manual gearbox transmits the power to the driven wheels. The claimed weight at the kerb is 1715 kg.

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Jaguar Mark VII -
Jaguar Mark VII
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Key facts

1955 Jaguar Mark VII M information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4991 mm
How heavy?
1715 kg
What size engine?
3.4 litre, 3442 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, Straight
How much power?
193 PS / 190 bhp / 142 kW @ 5500 rpm
How much torque?
285 Nm / 210 ft.lb / 29.1 kgm @ 2500 rpm

Jaguar Mark models

Jaguar Mark X 4.2 Overdrive -
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4OD 4235 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW 1839 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4235 cm3 269 PS 265 bhp 198 kW 1883 kg
Jaguar Mark IX 3.8 -
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 3781 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW 1757 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4OD 3781 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW 1803 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3781 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW 1814 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 3442 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW 1784 kg
Jaguar Mark VII -
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4OD 3442 cm3 193 PS 190 bhp 142 kW 1769 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 3442 cm3 193 PS 190 bhp 142 kW 1778 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4OD 3442 cm3 162 PS 160 bhp 119 kW 1753 kg
Jaguar Mark VII -
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 3442 cm3 162 PS 160 bhp 119 kW 1676 kg
Jaguar Mark V -
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 2663 cm3 103 PS 102 bhp 76 kW 1742 kg
Jaguar Mark V -
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 3486 cm3 122 PS 120 bhp 89 kW 1767 kg

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4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3OD 4239 cm3 188 PS 185 bhp 138 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3A 4239 cm3 188 PS 185 bhp 138 kW
1955 Jaguar Mark VII M data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 3048 120
Track/tread (front) 1384 54.5
Track/tread (rear) 1473 58
Length 4991 196.5
Width 1854 73
Height 1600 63
Ground clearance 191 7.5
length:wheelbase ratio 1.64
Kerb weight 1715 kg 3781
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 77.3 litres 17 UK Gal 20.4 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Jaguar
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 6
Capacity 3.4 litre
3442 cc
(210.044 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 83 × 106 mm
3.27 × 4.17 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.78
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output
(Gross)
193 PS (190 bhp) (142 kW)
at 5500 rpm
Specific output
(Gross)
55.2 bhp/litre
0.9 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(Gross)
285 Nm (210 ft·lb) (29.1 kgm)
at 2500 rpm
Specific torque
(Gross)
82.8 Nm/litre
1 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block; aluminium heads
sump
compression ratio 8:1
Fuel system 2 SU carbs
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1040.5 kPa (150.9 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 573.67 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
performance
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 112.33 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
82.61 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
110.79 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.05 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 12.1 kg/kW
20.22 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km
km/litre
UK MPG
US MPG
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering
turns lock-to-lock 4.750
Turning circle 11.00 m
Front suspension I.TB.
Rear suspension LA.SE.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 6.70 x 16
Tyres rear 6.70 x 16
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr-S
Front brake diameter 305 mm
Rear brake diameter 305 mm
Braked area 1155 cm2
Gearbox 4
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 4.27
general
Carfolio.com ID58652
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 25.6
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1955 Jaguar Mark VII M added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.