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Jaguar S-Type 3.8 Litre '67

€ 10.350

Reference CH46DN
Make Jaguar
Model S-Type 3.8 Litre '67
Type berline
Construction year 1967
KM 44756
Cilinder displacement 3781
Gears manual
Steering left hand drive
Price € 10.350
  • Sportiest version of the S type!
  • This car drives well, recently the brakes and suspension have been renewed.
  • Engine and gearbox are in good condition.
  • The bodywork is in need of an urgent and thorough restoration; there is rust around the windows (front and rear), wheels and floor.
  • Belgian papers.
  • File with booklets.

The Jaguar S-Type wad produced from 1963 to 1968. It was a technically more sophisticated development of the Mk II, offering buyers a more luxurious alternative without the size and expense of the Mark X. The S-Type sold alongside the Mark 2, as well as the Jaguar 420 following its release in 1966.

The S-Type was a major redevelopment of the Mark 2. It used a mid-scale version of the Mark X independent rear suspension to replace the Mark 2's live rear axle and featured longer rear bodywork, among other styling and interior changes. The S-Type was available with either 3.4 or 3.8-litre XK engines but only in twin carburettor form because the triple carburettor setup would not fit into what was essentially still the Mark 2 engine bay.

By the time of the S-Type's release in 1963, the Mark 2 remained an unexpectedly strong seller despite its age. Although the Mark X was selling less well than hoped, especially in its intended market of the USA, Sir William decided to retain all three models in the Jaguar range concurrently. The Mark X was renamed "420G" in 1966 and was joined by another new model, the 4.2-litre 420. The 420 was developed to replace the S-Type but because some demand remained for the S-Type, all four saloon models (Mark 2, S-Type, 420 and 420G) remained on sale until the arrival of the XJ6 in 1968. The XJ6 replaced all but the 420G in the Jaguar range.

Specifications

  • Bodywork
  • Length : cm (in): 477 (187.8)
  • Width : cm (in): 170 (66.7)
  • Height : cm (in): 138
  • Wheelbase : cm (in) : 273 (107.4)  
  • Weight: kg (lb) : 1700 (3748)
  • Mechanics.
  • Displacement : straight six 3781 cc (231 cu in), front-mounted
  • Valve gear : 12
  • Fuel system : 2 SU carburettors
  • Gearbox : manual
  • Drive wheels : rear-wheel drive
  • Maximum power : 220 hp at 5500 rpm
  • Maximum torque : 334 Nm at 3000 rpm
  • Maximum speed : 195 km/h (121 mph)
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