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  Jaguar E-Type (Mk III)
1971 - 1974
Jaguar E-Type (Mk III)
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Specs
Metric   Imperial
 
General
Class Sports Car
Body 2 Door 2 Seat
Coupe/Convertible
Layout Front Engine
Rear Drive
Transmission 4 Speed Manual
4 Speed Automatic
Number Built 15291 
Engine
Type Conventional
Details V12
Capacity
326 in3 
Max Power
272 bhp @5850rpm 
Max Torque
304 lb/ft @3600rpm 
Power to Weight
189 bhp/ton 
Torque to Weight
211 lbft/ton 
Specific Output 51 bhp/litre 
Compression 9.0:1 
Bore x Stroke
3.54 X 2.78 in 
Fuel Cons
15 mpg 
Emissions  
Performance
Top Speed
145 mph 
0 - 30 mph
 
0 - 60 mph
7.2 sec 
0 - 100 mph
 
0 - 124 mph
 
0 - 186 mph
 
30 - 70 mph
 
Standing qtr Mile
14.9sec @???mph 
60 - 0 mph
 
0 - 100 - 0 mph
 
Ring Lap Time  
Lateral Accn  
Drag Cd  
Dimensions
Length
184.5 in 
Width
66.0 in 
Height
51.0 in 
Weight
3230 lbs 
Wheels (F/R)
 
Tyres (F/R)
 
Fuel Capacity
18 gal 
Pricing (2017)
New Price £n/a
Used Price £45000 - £125000
 
Profile

Jaguar's long awaited V12 was at the heart of the E-Type Mark III. The XJ6 also shared the same engine making Jaguar, Ferrari and Lamborghini the only three manufacturers offering a V12 road car. The Mark III can be distinguished from its predecessors by a larger, chrome plated radiator grill, flared wheel arches and a power 'bulge' on the bonnet.

With the Mark III, Jaguar discontinued the 2 seater coupe, concentrating on the roadster and 2+2. Unfortunately, the oil crisis took its toll and this, along with customers comparing the Mk III unfavourably with the MK I, led to the end of production of this classic motor car in 1974.


Ratings
 
Overall Rating Money No Object Bargain Rating BHP/ (x1000)
59% 59% 1% 3
Ranks 628 of 788 Ranks 625 of 788 Ranks 521 of 788 Ranks 466 of 788

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Ferrari Dino 246GT/GTS

(1969 - 1974)

Variants
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Lineage
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E-Type

(1961 - 1970)
  

E-Type (Mk III)

(1971 - 1974)
  

F-Type R

(2015 - date)

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