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Jaguar Mark IX 3.8


type 4/5S SAL
doors 4

Engine information

Bore × stroke 87.00 mm × 106.00 mm 3.43 in × 4.17 in
Cylinders S-6
Displace 3.8 litre 3781 cc (230.731 cu in)
Engine type DOHC
Valves 2 valves per cylinder | 12 valves in total
Engine construction
Sump Wet sumped
Compression ratio 8.00:1
Fuel system 2 SU HD6 carbs
Maximum power
0-50 mph
0-60 mph
0-100 mph
0-100 km/h
80 - 120 km/h
402 m (Quarter mile)
Standing km
Top speed
Fuel consumption
CO2 emissions
Power to weight ratio 122.02 bhp/ton
Specific output
Maximum torque
bmep 1080.2 kPa (156.7 psi)
Specific torque 85.96 Nm/litre
Maximum rpm
Main bearings
Coolant Water
Bore / stroke ratio 0.82
Unitary capacity 630.17 cc/cylinder
Aspiration Normal
Compressor type N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N

Dimensions and weight

wheelbase 3048 mm
wheelbase 120 in
Length (milimeters) 4991 mm
Length (inches) 196.5 in
Width (milimeters) 1854 mm
Width (inches) 73 in
Height (milimeters) 1600 mm
Height (inches) 63 in
L:W ratio 1.64
Ground clearance (milimeters) 191 mm
Ground clearance (inches) 7.5 in
Kerb weight (kilograms) 1803 kg
Kerb weight (pounds) 3975 lb
Weight distribuiton
Fuel capacity (litres) 77.3 litre
Fuel capacity (UK Ga) 17 UK Gal
Fuel capacity (US Gal) 20.4 US Gal


Drag coefficient
Frontal area


Engine location Front
Engine alignment Longitudinal
Drive RWD
Steering recirculating ball PAS
Turns lock-to-lock 3.500
Turning circle
Tyres 6.70-16
Brakes F/R Di/Di-S
Brake ∅ 308 mm
Braked area
Transmission 4OD
Top gear ratio 0.78
Final drive ratio 4.55

General information

RAC rating 28.2
Number made
Model code
Model family
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available

Manual Download

Download 1958 Jaguar Mark IX 3.8 PDF Manual
Designer unknown
Year 1958

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