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1997 Jaguar XK8 specs & colors

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1997 Jaguar XK8

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EPA Classification Mini-Compact
Spare Wheel Size 17 x 8 in
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Front Wheel Size 17 x 8 in
Spare Wheel Material N/A
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size 17 x 8 in
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) N/A
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 290 @ 6100
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 284 @ 4200
Displacement 4.0L/244
Engine Type Gas V8
Cruising Range - City N/A mi
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined N/A
Fuel Economy Est-Combined N/A MPG
Cruising Range - Hwy N/A mi
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City N/A MPG
EPA MPG Equivalent - City N/A
Estimated Battery Range N/A mi
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy N/A
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy N/A MPG
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD,
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.06
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 4.06
Trans Type 5-Speed
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear Fully Independent
Suspension Type - Front Fully Independent
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness 12.1 x 0.8 in
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Not Available
Brake Type Power
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness 12.1 x 1.1 in
Brake ABS System (Second Line) N/A
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx 19.9 gal
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx N/A gal
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.8
Steering Type Speed-Sensitive Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb 36.1 ft
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall Variable
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall N/A ft
Front Tire Size P245/50ZR17
Rear Tire Size P245/50ZR17
Spare Tire Size P245/50R17
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. N/A lbs
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. N/A lbs
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. N/A lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. N/A lbs
Base Curb Weight 3673 lbs
Liftover Height N/A in
Front Leg Room 43.0 in
Passenger Volume N/A ft³
Passenger Capacity 4
Second Hip Room 42.9 in
Front Hip Room N/A in
Track Width, Front 59.2 in
Track Width, Rear 59.0 in
Second Shoulder Room 51.5 in
Wheelbase 101.9 in
Height, Overall 51.0 in
Width, Max w/o mirrors 72.0 in
Second Head Room 33.3 in
Second Leg Room 23.7 in
Front Head Room 37.4 in
Min Ground Clearance 5.7 in
Front Shoulder Room 55.2 in
Length, Overall 187.4 in
Trunk Volume 11.1 ft³
Pwr windows w/driver/passenger one-touch down Standard
Walnut trim/gearshift knob Standard
Remote trunk release Standard
Dual illuminated sun visors w/map lights Standard
Full size spare tire w/aluminum alloy wheel Standard
Body-color protective body-side moldings Standard
Fully independent rear suspension w/double wishbones, driveshafts acting as upper links, coil springs, anti-roll bar, anti-lift/anti-squat geometry Standard
17" x 8" 5-spoke alloy (Sport style) wheels Standard
Heated rear window Standard
4-wheel anti-lock braking system Standard
Body-color front/rear wraparound bumpers Standard
2-speed variable intermittent windshield wipers-inc: single wipe, arm-mounted washers w/drip-wipe feature Standard
Connolly leather-trimmed interior Standard
Sunglass storage compartment Standard
Forward-hinged hood Standard
Driver & front passenger air bags Standard
Central locking doors/trunk/fuel-filler door w/remote driver-only unlock, automatic drive-away locking feature Standard
4-wheel anti-lock braking system Standard
Outside temp indicator Standard
Unibody construction Standard
Automatic Stability Control-inc: engine intervention, shutoff switch Standard
Fully independent front suspension w/unequal-length wishbones, coil springs, telescopic shock absorbers, anti-roll bar, anti-dive geometry Standard
Front/rear fog lamps Standard
3.06 axle ratio Standard
Multi-adjustable pwr front seats w/pwr lumbar support Standard
Pwr tilt/telescopic wood/leather steering wheel w/automatic tilt-away Standard
Seat belt pre-tensioners w/front seat height-adjustable upper anchorage Standard
Speed control Standard
Trip computer Standard
Automatic climate control air conditioning Standard
Automatic Stability Control Standard
Body-color pwr heated door mirrors Standard
2-position memory w/personalized remote activation-inc: door mirrors, driver seat, steering column Standard
3-channel integrated garage door/entry gate opener Standard
Lockable glove box Standard
19.9 gallon fuel tank Standard
Retractable cupholders Standard
City 17/hwy 25 (4.0L engine/5-speed auto trans) *Estimated* Standard
Rear wheel drive Standard
Electronically-controlled 5-speed automatic transmission w/OD, normal & sport shift modes Standard
Speed-sensitive variable-ratio pwr rack & pinion steering Standard
4.0L (244) DOHC SFI 32-valve V8 aluminum alloy (290-HP) engine Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Standard
Vacuum-assisted pwr 4-wheel vented disc brakes w/fluid loss warning sensor Standard
Electronic ignition Standard
Curb illumination door lamps Standard
Child seat safety belt locking Standard
Pirelli P Zero P245/50ZR17 SBR tires Standard
Premium audio system Standard
2 + 2 seating Standard
Vehicle security system w/remote entry Standard
102" wheelbase Standard

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