Jaguar XJR-8 TWR

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This car won for Jaguar in year 1987 title in makes and title for Raul Boesel. XJR -8 won 8 races in this season plus three 2nd and two 3rd places. Jaguar XJR – 8 was built in two versions LM and Sprint.

1987 Technical Specification

Chassis
Monocoque, Kevlar / carbonfibre composites
Body Carbonfibre composites
Underbody composites flat bottom, two ground – effect venturi

Engine
Jaguar V12
Capacity: 6495cc
Cylinders: V12 , two valves per cylinder, water cooled
Power: 515kW at 7000 rpm
Torque: 780 Nm at 5500 rpm

Transmission
March five-speed gearbox
three plate clutch

Brakes
Ventilated steel disks

Wheels
Front 325/625×17 in
Rear 325/730×17 in

Tyres
Dunlop Denloc Racing

Maximum speed ( for LM version )
370 km/h

Weight
850 kg ( 40% front, 60% rear )

Lenght
480 cm

Widht
200 cm

Height
103 cm

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