1961 Jaguar E-Type Series 1 Technical Specifications and Dimensions

These are standard specifications - not necessarily specifications for the vehicle(s) in the photo(s).

Features

Engine Location : Front
Drive Type : Rear Wheel
Body / Chassis : Steel body on box-section steel frame
Production Years for Series : 1961 - 1968
Price : $5,599-$5,890
Weight : 2460 lbs | 1115.837 kg

Performance

0-60 mph : 7.0 seconds.
1/4 Mile : 14.8 @ 95 MPH seconds.
Top Speed : 150 mph | 241.35 km/h

Power

Inline 6
Displacement : 3781 cc | 230.7 cu in. | 3.8 L.
Power : 265 BHP (195.04 KW) @ 5500 RPM
Torque :260 Ft-Lbs (353 NM) @ 4000 RPM
Bore : 3.4 in | 87 mm.
Stroke : 4.2 in | 107 mm.
Compression : 9.0:1
Main Bearings : 7
Cylinder Block : Cast-iron
Cylinder Head : Aluminum
3 SU carburetors
Transmission:
4 Manual

Production Figures

Total Jaguar Production for 1961 : 3,422
E-Type S1 Production (1961-1968) : 38,412
  : First Series - 1961-64 included 7820 roadsters and 7670 fixed-head coupes; 22,922 E-Types produced from 65-68 (9,550 roadsters, 7772 fixedhead coupes, and 5600 2+2 coupes)
1961 Jaguar E-Type Series 1

Dimensions

Seating Capacity : 2
Doors : 2
Exterior
Length : 175.3 in | 4453 mm.
Width : 65.3 in | 1657 mm.
Height : 48.0 in | 1219 mm.
Wheelbase : 96.0 in | 2438 mm.
Coupe
Price : $5,890
Weight : 2520 lbs | 1143.053 kg
Seating Capacity : 2
Doors : 2
Exterior
Length : 175.3 in | 4453 mm.
Width : 65.3 in | 1657 mm.
Height : 48.0 in | 1219 mm.
Wheelbase : 96.0 in | 2438 mm.

Handling

Suspension
Front : Wishbones adn torsion bars with anti-roll bar

Rear : Independent with lower wishbones, coil springs and anti-roll bar

Steering
Rack and Pinion

Tires / Wheels
Tires : 6.40x15

1961 Averages

Avg. Car Cost : $2,850
Avg. Household Income : $5,315
Avg. Home : $12,500
Avg. Gallon of Gas : $0.27

The 1961 Jaguar E-Type Series 1 measures 65.25 inches in width, 175.30 inches in length, and has a wheelbase of 96.00 inches.

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