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Jaguar XJ220 specs

Car type Coupe
Curb weight 1470-1555 kg (3241-3428 lbs)
Introduced 1992
Origin country United Kingdom
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Performance

0 - 100 kph3.8 s
0 - 120 kph5.2 s
0 - 160 kph8.2 s
0 - 180 kph9.9 s
0 - 200 kph12.0 s
1000 m20.6 s
Est. 100 - 200 kph7.8 s
0 - 30 mph2.0 s
0 - 60 mph4.2 s
0 - 100 mph7.3 s
0 - 150 mph17.4 s
Est. 1/8 mile8.4 s @ 101.3 mph
1/4 mile11.7 s
Est. 1/2 mile19.4 s @ 152.9 mph
Est. 1 mile31.4 s @ 175.8 mph
Top speed347 kph (216 mph)
0 - 100 mph - 015.1 s
Est. max acceleration0.71 g (7 m/s²)
Jaguar XJ220 acceleration graph

Powertrain specs

Engine type 3.5 V6 Twin-Turbocharged
Displacement 3.5 l (214 ci)
Power 549 ps (542 bhp / 404 kw) @ 7000 rpm
Torque 641 Nm (473 lb-ft) @ 4500 rpm
Power / liter 157 ps (155 hp)
Power / weight 363 ps (358 bhp) / t
Torque / weight 424 Nm (312 lb-ft) / t
Transmission 5
Layout middle engine, rear wheel drive

More 0-60 and 1/4 mile times

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British Cars Suck  4d ago

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ChironSS  4d ago

If your going to write English and diminish us as a people, use a spell checker. Your ****ing WANKER! oO


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benedekpuskas  4d ago

 


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hostboy  3d ago

XJ220 used a Ford engine and F1 used a BMW engine


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196ss  5m ago

Le Moniteur Automobile № 1073, 26.01.1995:
0-100 kph - 5,0 sec
0-160 kph - 8,8 sec
400 m - 12,4 sec
1000 m - 22,0 sec

Auto, Motor und Sport 19/1994:
Curb weight - 1555 kg
0-100 kph - 4,0 sec
0-120 kph - 5,2 sec
0-160 kph - 8,2 sec
0-180 kph - 9,9 sec
0-200 kph - 12,2 sec


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196ss  6m ago

 

 


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hostboy  6m ago

With that kind of top speed the estimated 0-300km/h time should be way better than 40 seconds.


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Inline 6 rules  3y ago

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Production_car_speed_record#Cars_excluded_from_the_list

Tested by Road & Track, speed record already higher. The 217.1 mph Guinness World Records speed was measured by Jaguar one-way without independent control with a car modified for about 50 extra hp, the 212.3 mph claims were also factory measured without independent control


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Inline 6 rules  3y ago

What do you think the true top speed of this car?

During testing at the Nardò Ring in Italy, one XJ220 had its catalytic converters removed and its rev limit increased to 7,900 rpm; these modifications increased the car's power output by 50 bhp (51 PS; 37 kW) and the car was then driven by 1990 Le Mans Winner Martin Brundle to a top speed of 217.1 mph (349 km/h). Owing to the circular nature of the track, some (including the British car magazines Top Gear and Autocar) say a speed of 217 mph (349 km/h) is equivalent to 223 mph (359 km/h) on a straight, level road. However, on other tracks it performed differently; when top speed was tested on a straight level road by Road & Track it only reached 210.5 mph (339 km/h), it was slower than the Bugatti EB 110 at the same event and the Ruf CTR tested there in 1987

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jaguar_XJ220#Engine

The initial high speed runs, with the car configured in standard trim (catalytic converters connected, lower rev-limit of 7,400 rpm) achieved a maximum recorded speed of 212.3 mph (341.7 km/h), the same speed as previously reached at Fort Stockton during testing.[c] Brundle reported that the car was hitting the rev limiter during the run.[5]

The rev limiter was increased to 7,900 rpm and the catalytic converters were removed in favour of installing straight-through exhaust pipes for a second series of runs, and it was this attempt which resulted in the maximum recorded speed of 217.1 mph (349.4 km/h).[d]. It was estimated that the removal of the catalytic converters, which were not mandated in Europe at the time, increased the power output by around 50 bhp (37 kW; 51 PS)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jaguar_XJ220#Guinness_World_Record


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XJ220  3y ago

Anglesley Coastal 1:13.883 Driver Tiff, source 5th gear video.


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your moms step brother  4y ago

lol this car is trash


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Fangio Man  9y ago

It would be great if the C-X75 reach production.

I hope it will not flop like the XJ220 did...


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Mental  9y ago

Oh, Jaguar, PLEASE!


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Mental  9y ago

The exterior of the C-X75 is Fantastic! It surely looks more beautiful and stunning than LaFerrari and P1, IMO. This prototype is just gorgeous with all its details that its predecessors were famous for.

However, I don't like the fact it's another hybrid hypercar.. mlehh... But I really cannot complain on numbers it performs. Because its 4-cylinder engine (yes, yes!, four-cylinder!) that produces.. 502 bhp at 10000 rpm! That's just brainless! And that sound, it sounds like a pro-race-car! Other power power comes from two electric motors to the each axle, so it's AWD. As total, combined 850 hp plus, 1000 Nm... Here you go, a plug-in hybrid, a relative to the Prius that defeats everything.

So performance: 220 mph top speed (just like XJ220 (the name is obvious) did, without any electrics); 0-62 - under 3 sec; 0-100 - under 6 sec. And for a car that weighs 1700 kg, that's very agile. This is a wildcat with a smart electric brain.

Of course, I wish to see this C-X75 with a twin-turbo V6, or even a big growling V12, without any hybrids, and be RWD... But I realize, the current prototype is just a technical prodigy.

Aaaah.. just such a shame this Jaguar is nothing more than a prototype... Be it hybrid, or not, I really wish C-X75 hit the production, and be a top competitor to the LaFerrari, P1 and 918... That's would be a glorious fourth of 2013...



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Fangio Man  9y ago

I wonder why this car was not more succesfull.
It has a good track performance and a very good straight line speed.
It was till the McLaren F1 the fastest road legal car in the world.
The XJR-9s design was chosen.
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But 284 instead of 350 units were built.

SHAME.


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Аnon  9y ago

Technically, weight affects the top speed - the rolling resistance, friction in the bearings increases with the additional weight. But these increased resistance forces are neglectable compare to the aerodynamic force at high speed.


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BR2'  9y ago

@Shaggy

You could fill a car up with 300Lb people in each seat, and the top speed would be the same if there was a 120Lbs person driving.

Weight nor torque effect the top speed, there are many variable that go with top speed, but weight isnt one of them, like ive said, it will effect you GETTING there, but not the actual top, weight doesnt work against a top speed, just how long it will take, Aerodynamics do, if a CTS-V weighed 3200Lbs, and had 700Lb Ft, it would still do its regular top speed.


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NIN  9y ago

Weight is very minor when it comes to top speed. The other factors are stopping the car from going any faster. It will take longer to reach the top speed, though

From an article I found...

"The reason is friction, of which there are three main sources: Aerodynamic drag, losses through the transmission, and tire friction. The loss from each of these sources increases geometrically with increased speed. Eventually, you reach a point where all the engine's power is being used to overcome these losses, so none is left over for acceleration."

Throw a couple of extra people in a CTS-V and the top speed would be the same.


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Shaggy  9y ago

@ BR2': "Weight has nothing to do with top speed", I have to disagree, there are many variables that decide top speed: horsepower, torque, gear ratio, axle ratio, weight, and drag coefficient. Weight and drag work against the engine's power.


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BR2'  9y ago

O, My bad mate, Hard to tell sometimes when you cant SEE how people are saying it.


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Mental  9y ago

@BR2
I was sarcastic..

I said CTS-V has the same aerodynamics, cause it looks like a fridge. :D


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BR2'  9y ago

@Mental

Where do you get as bad as a fridge? A Cadillac CTS-V has a Coefficient Drag of Cd.35...Which is better then the XJ220. And the ZL1 achieves 185Mph because Chevrolet opted for DownForce rather then top speed. Cd.36, not gearbox.


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Mental  9y ago

Ugh, seeing CTS-V I'd say it has the same aerodynamics as the fridge..

I'm not a spec in gearboxes, but looks all the deal is in them. XJ220's final drive ratio is 2.88, and I consider that's a good number, if the F1 does 3.01.

The reason why the Caddy is slow is probably in its gearbox - Tremec TR6060. I decided that, cause I compared it to the Camaro ZL1, which power output, aerodynamics (0.35) and final drive ratio (3.73) are pretty the same. And Camaro also doesn't achieve even 300 kph. Though I don't know.


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BR2'  9y ago

Weight has nothing to do with top speed, it will effect you getting there, but wont effect the end result, In the CTS-Vs case, 192Mph has been recorded, but i believe its do to the Cd.35, that or it may have long gearing, or me be safety limited i dunno the exact case.


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Shaggy  9y ago

@ BR2': hmmph, Must be the gear ratio, then. You're right about 450 horsepower being enough to get most cars to 190 MPH, a standard 2013 Corvette with the 6 speed manual transmission has 436 horsepower and will do 190 MPH, but the Cadillac CTS/V has 556 horsepower and will only do 190 MPH, but then again, it's a big, heavy sedan. Most cars with 540 horsepower made today won't do 200 MPH, they're either too heavy, not aerodynamic enough, or have too close of a gear ratio, close ratio transmissions are great for acceleration, but not so much for top end speed.


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BR2'  9y ago

Please, 450Bhp is enuff to get you to 190, ie GT3/C6/M3 GTS etc 540Bhp is well enuff to get you over 200Mph, the XJ220s Cd.36 isnt even what id call slippery, its the same as a Mustang..

So, its top speed is either a result og long 4th-5th gear, great engine, or underated engine.


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Shaggy  9y ago

Amazing car, 542 horsepower will only get a new car to about 190 MPH, and it takes about 700 horsepower to get a new supercar to 215 MPH, the Jaguar XJ220 has the aerodynamics of a fighter jet, and it's light, 3,234 LBS.


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JAG  9y ago

@ Mental

Tiff Needell!!!But I think the secret is not Tiff Needell, why is the xj 220 so fast? Here is the answer:

 

They have also noticed that the windshield wipers are away, from Jag (VIdeo XJ220 vs. Zonda?


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Mental  9y ago

@racer
https://fastestlaps.com/comparisons/kl9cmhd2a5fc

XJ220 beats XKR-S in any performance discipline. The only thing I doubt is the braking test, where XKR-S might win as it uses modern brakes.

But seeing this comparison, I feel sorry for the XKR-S, as it could be much a better performance machine. I know that's a GT, but for 20 years Jag could manage to create some really unbeatable performance supercar, a GT (I'd be glad seeing Jaggy's competitor to the F12b, a XKR-SS, LOL), or the successor to the XJ220 (XJ240 would be really hardcore 8D


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BR2'  9y ago

The XJ220 has nothing to do with the XKR-S, Nor is it associated with it as a competitor..Simply because 2 cars share similiar acceleration stats doesnt mean a thing.


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Shaggy  9y ago

@ Mental: Yeah, Jaguar does need to build a successor to the XJ 220, I think the XJ 220 is the greatest Jaguar of all time, but this time, it should have a 5.0 liter Supercharged V8 making about 750 horsepower, that would be rock.


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racer  9y ago

@ Mental

...."But really no wonder why XJ220 has beaten the XKR-S. XK is just not its competition"

no no, false!

XKR-S
551 ps
0-50kph: 1,9
0-250kph: 20,5
0-300kph: 39,4
quater miles: 12,37

Nordschleife: 7:51

Reference: Autobild sportscars 6/2012

much better than Jaguar xj 220