Jaguar D Type group S (1954)
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Chassis numbers

On board with Mike Hawthorn in Le Mans 1956: see video

Specifications

72 units built
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Click here and here for longnose

Engines

Analytical specifications and drawings

This engine was used in 1954 D type models, in chassis numbers XKD401, XKD402, XKD403, XKD404
Inline 6 cylinder
3442cc capacity
DOHC, 2 valves per cylinder
Natural aspiration with 3 x Weber 45 DCO3 carburetors
Power output, 250 bhp / 187 KW @ 5750 rpm
Torque, 325 Nm / 240 ft lbs @ 4000 rpm

Jaguar 4 speed manual gearbox
1st: 2.14/1
2nd: 1.64/1
3rd: 1.277/1
4th: 1.000/1
R: 2.19/1
final drive, 3.54/1, 2.786/1
Dry, triple plate clutch
magnesium alloy monocoque chassis with front subframe, aluminium bodyshell
Front suspension double wishbones, torsion bars, Girling telescopic dampers
Rear suspension live axle, trailing links, transverse torsion bar, Girling telescopic dampers
rack-and-pinion
Dunlop discs, all-round
Length, shortnose: 3912 mm / 154.0 in, longnose: 4102 mm (161.5 in)
Width 1660 mm (65.3 in)
Height 1120 mm (44.1 in)
Wheelbase 2300 mm (90.6 in)
Track (fr/r) 1270 mm (50 in) / 1219 mm (48 in)
tires, 6.50 - 16"
850-880kg
fuel tank, 164 lt
drag coefficient, 0.45


Results in WSCC

Season
Car entry, chassis number Car number/ result
Buenos Aires Sebring Mille Miglia Le Mans Tourist Trophy Carrera Pan
Team 1000km 12h 1600km 24h
Jaguar Cars Ltd, XKC 402 (XK6 C) #14, 2nd #5, oil pressure
Jaguar Cars Ltd, XKC 403 (XK6 C) #12, brakes #6, 6th
Jaguar Cars Ltd, XKC 404 (XK6 C) #15, gear box
Jaguar Cars Ltd, XKD 406 (XK6 C) #20, 14th
Total points
14
9 5
Statistics
Works Starts/finishes 6/3 3/1 3/2
Drivers Team entries and car number
Jaguar Cars Ltd
Stirling Moss 12 20
Peter Walker 12 20
Tony Rolt 14 5
Duncan Hamilton 14 5
Peter Whitehead 15 6
Ken Wharton 15 6

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Shortnose
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Longnose
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Front subframe

Drawings

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Compare 1954 model with "longnose" 1955
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CAD

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