• Jaguar XJ-6 3.6

    Jaguar XJ-6 3.6 -

    Image courtesy of Jaguar

Key facts

1986 Jaguar XJ-6 3.6 XJ40 information summary

What body style?
sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4938 mm
How heavy?
1770 kg
What size engine?
3.6 litre, 3590 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, Straight
How much power?
224 PS / 221 bhp / 165 kW @ 5000 rpm
How much torque?
336 Nm / 248 / 34.3 kgm @ 4000 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 7.4 s
How fast?
219 km/h, 136 mph


Jaguar logo -

Jaguar logo

1986 Jaguar XJ-6 3.6 technical specifications


Jaguar XJ-6 3.6 is a car that has a 4 door saloon (sedan) body style with a front mounted engine powering the rear wheels.
The Jaguar XJ-6 3.6 belongs to the XJ40 range of cars from Jaguar.
The 6 cylinder, double overhead camshaft naturally aspirated engine has 4 valves per cylinder and a volume of 3.6 litres. This unit musters power and torque figures of 221 bhp (224 PS/165 kW) at 5000 rpm and 336 Nm (248 lbft/34.3 kgm) at 4000 rpm respectively.
Its claimed kerb weight is 1770 kg.
Top quoted speed is 219 km/h, which equates to 136 mph.
1986 Jaguar XJ-6 3.6 data
1986 Jaguar XJ-6 3.6 XJ40 data
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2870 113
Track/tread (front) 1501 59.1
Track/tread (rear) 1499 59
Length 4938 194.4
Width 2004 78.9
Height 1359 53.5
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.72
Kerb weight 1770 kg 3902 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
Drag coefficient 0.37
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Jaguar
Engine code AJ6
Cylinders Straight 6
Capacity 3.6 litre
3590 cc
(219.075 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 91 × 92 mm
3.58 × 3.62 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.99
double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
24 valves in total
maximum power output 224 PS (221 bhp) (165 kW)
at 5000 rpm
Specific output 61.6 bhp/litre
1.01 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 336 Nm (248 ft·lb) (34.3 kgm)
at 4000 rpm
Specific torque 93.59 Nm/litre
1.13 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
compression ratio 9.6:1
Fuel system Lu fuel inj.
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1176.1 kPa (170.6 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 598.33 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph 7.4 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 219 km/h (136 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 126.59 PS/g
93.11 kW/g
124.86 bhp/ton
0.06 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 10.74 kg/kW
17.94 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
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.W.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension I.W.DS.CS.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general ID7678
Production total
Model code
Model family XJ40
RAC rating 30.8
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1986 Jaguar XJ-6 3.6 added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

View in any of these languages:


Using this content requires that you credit as the source.
Please use the following link and anchor text:
1986 Jaguar XJ-6 3.6

World Car Specifications