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Performance Review: Jaguar S Type 4.2 V8 SE - [2002]

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Jaguar S Type 4.2 V8 SE - [2002]

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Figures & Specs Summary:

  • Year: 2002 | Type: Saloon
  • Engine: 4196 cc (256.0 ci) 32 Valve
  • Engine Formation: V8
  • Aspiration: Naturally Aspirated
  • Fuel Type: Petrol
  • Transmission: 6 speed / Auto
  • Top Speed: 155 mph (249.4 kph)
  • 0-60 mph (96.6 kph): 6.2 secs
  • 0-100 kph (0-62 mph): 6.4 secs
  • 0-100 mph (160.9 kph): 15.0 secs
  • Power: 298 bhp (222 kW) @ 6000 rpm
  • Kerbweight: 1735 kgs (3825 lbs)
  • Torque: 303 lb-ft (410.8 Nm) @ 4100 rpm
  • Drive: RWD | Engine Location: Front
  • 1/4 Mile (Est.): 14.84 secs @ 92.2 mph
  • BHP Per Ton: 171.7 bhp
  • Torque Per Ton: 174.6 lb-ft
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Jaguar S Type Performance Review.

Introduction:

This edition of the Jaguar S Type 4.2 V8 SE is the 6 speed / Auto version and was first brought out in 2002. This was at around the same time as the introduction of the 2002 Ferrari Enzo 6.0 V12 and the 2002 Pagani Zonda C12 S 7.3.This particular Jaguar S Type has a 4196cc Naturally Aspirated Petrol powerplant with 8 cylinders in a V formation.

Dodge Challenger SRT Demon 6.2 V8 - [2017] image

Alternative Petrol V8's includes the 2017 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon 6.2 V8

The S Type shares its Petrol V8 engine configuration with the likes of the 2017 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon 6.2 V8 and the 2008 Ariel Atom V8 500. If you're looking for other fast cars which share the S Type's Rear Wheel Drive, Saloon combination then how about the 1982 Fiat X1/9 1.5 8V or the 1965 Aston-Martin DB6 1965.

Power and Weight:

Weighing in at 1735 kgs (3825 lbs) this makes the Jaguar S Type 4.2 V8 SE in the same weight category as the 2021 BMW 2 Series M240i 3.0 Cabrio Turbo F23 or the give or take 50kg.

Honda Civic Type R 2.0 16V Limited Edition - [2021] image

The Jaguar S Type shares the same bhp with the 2021 Honda Civic Type R 2.0 16V Limited Edition (306 bhp)

In terms of power the 4196cc 32V V8 engine produces 298 bhp (222 kW) @ 6000 rpm similar to the 2021 Honda Civic Type R 2.0 16V Limited Edition (306 bhp) or the 2021 KIA K5 GT 2.5 Turbo (290 bhp).

The Naturally Aspirated V8 throws out 303 lb-ft (410.8 Nm) @ 4100 rpm placing it with cars of similar torque performance figures such as the 2021 KIA K5 GT 2.5 Turbo (311 lb-ft) or the 2021 Honda Civic Type R 2.0 16V Limited Edition (295 lb-ft).

Power to Weight:

If one combines the weight with power or torque performance for the Jaguar S Type you can get a better idea of it's real world performance.

KIA Stinger GT 3.3 V6 Turbo - [2020] image

The 2020 KIA Stinger GT 3.3 V6 Turbo (196.7 bhp per ton) has similar Bhp Per Ton stats as the Jaguar S Type.

The Jaguar S Type has a Power to weight ratio of 171.7 bhp per ton and 174.6 lb-ft per ton. Bhp Per Ton figures of the 2002 S Type competing with the 2020 KIA Stinger GT 3.3 V6 Turbo (196.7 bhp per ton) or the 2020 KIA Stinger GT2 3.3 V6 Turbo (196.7 bhp per ton).


Power to Weight(cont.):

If you agree with the late great Carroll Shelby then arguably an even better indicator of potential performance, Torque. Use weight as well and you end up with - Torque per ton, with the Jaguar S Type generating around 174.6 lb-ft per ton. If you're curious as to what other cars have as much torque to weight then look no further than the 2006 Volkswagen-VW Golf GT TDi 170 (199.5 lb-ft per ton) or the 2013 Porsche Panamera GTS 4.8 V8 (199.4 lb-ft per ton).

Acceleration:

With a 0-60mph time of 6.2 secs or a 0-100km/h (0-62mph) of 6.4 secs, this made the Jaguar S Type 4.2 V8 SE as fast as the 2019 Toyota Supra SZ 2.0 Turbo (6.2 secs) the 2019 Toyota Supra SZ-R 2.0 Turbo (6.2 secs) the 2017 Volkswagen-VW Arteon 2.0 TDi SCR 4Motion (6.2 secs) the or the 2014 Peugeot 208 Gti 1.6 Turbo 30th (6.2 secs). This Jaguar S Type 4.2 V8 SE is also faster than the 2020 Audi A1 Sportback 40 TFSI S tronic S line (6.3 secs) the 2018 Ford Fiesta ST 1.5 Turbo 5 door (6.3 secs) the 2018 Ford Fiesta ST 1.5 Turbo (6.3 secs) the and the 2016 Mini Cooper John Cooper Works 2.0 Turbo Cabriolet (6.3 secs).

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Quarter Mile time is a close race between the S Type and the 1982 Ferrari 308 GTB QV 3.0l V8

When talking about the performance of the Jaguar S Type on the drag strip it can reach a quarter mile in an estimated 14.84 secs @ 92.2 mph. Similar performance down the quarter mile can be found with the the 1982 Ferrari 308 GTB QV 3.0l V8 (14.78 secs), the 2019 Ford Focus ST 2.3 EcoBoost Automatic (14.78 secs), and the 2001 Honda Civic 2.0i 16v VTEC Type R EP2 - JDM (14.79 secs).

Top Speed:

Modern performance cars are often artificially restricted to 155mph. The 2002 version of the Jaguar S Type 4.2 V8 SE has a maximum speed of 155mph.

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Top Speed of the 2002 S Type equals the 2021 Ford Mustang Mach 1 5.0 V8 (166 mph)

If maxing out your car on the AutoBahn is your thing and you're wondering what's faster than the 2002 Jaguar S Type 4.2 V8 SE then how about the 2021 Ford Mustang Mach 1 5.0 V8 (166 mph), the 1991 Alpine A610 3.0 V6 (166 mph), or the 2010 Dodge Challenger SRT-8 6.4 V8 392 (167 mph).

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