Jaguar C Type group S (1951)
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Chassis numbers
Also called Jaguar XK120C

Specifications

54 units built
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Engines

Analytical specifications and drawings

Inline 6 cylinder
3442cc capacity
DOHC, 2 valves per cylinder
2 x double SU H8 Carburetors
Power output, 210 HP / 157 KW @ 5750 rpm
Torque, 298 Nm / 220 ft lbs @ 3900 rpm

Moss 4 speed Manual gearbox
1st: 2.98/1
2nd: 1.74/1
3rd: 1.21/1
4th: 1.00/1
R: 2.98/1
final drive, 2.93/1
aluminium body on steel multi-tubular, triangulated frame chassis
Front suspension double wishbones, torsion bars, Newton telescopic dampers, anti-roll bar
Rear suspension live axle, torsion bars, torque reaction couplings, hydraulic dampers
rack and pinion steering
Lockheed drums 305 mm diameter, all-round
Length 3988 mm (157 in)
Width 1638 mm (64.5 in)
Height 978 mm (38.5 in)
Wheelbase 2438 mm (96 in)
Track (fr/r) 1295 mm (51 in) / 1295 mm (51 in)
wheels 6 x 16"
tires 6.50 × 16" or 7.00 × 16"
950kg
fuel tank, 170 lt
drag coefficient, 0.45


Results in famous races (until 1952) and in WSCC (1953+)

Season
Car entry, chassis number Car number/ result
Mille Miglia Le Mans Dolomiti Targa Florio Carrera Pan
Team 1600km 24h
Peter Walker/ Peter Whitehead, XKC 003 #20, 1st
Robert Lawrie/ Ivan Waller #21, 11th
Stirling Moss/ Jack Fairman, XKC 002 #22, oil pressure
Leslie Johnson/ Clemente Biondetti, XKC 001 #23, oil pump
Total points
10
10
Statistics
Works Starts/finishes 4/2 4/2

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Drawings

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Chassis

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