1937 S.S. Jaguar 2½-Litre


1937 S.S. Jaguar 2½-Litre

1937 S.S. Jaguar 2½-Litre

The S.S. Jaguar 2½-Litre was produced as an elegant two-door four-seat cabriolet also known as a Drophead Coupé. It’s 3-position folding roof was fully lined and offered the comfort of a saloon when closed. Its list of standard equipment and quality of finish equaled more luxurious models of the era.

In Detail

submitted by Richard Owen
production 6777
price $ $ £395
engine Standard Inline-6
position Front Longitudinal
aspiration Natural
valvetrain Twin Side Valves per Cyl
displacement 2663 cc / 162.5 in³
bore 73 mm / 2.87 in
stroke 106 mm / 4.17 in
compression 7.3:1
power 50.7 kw / 102 bhp
specific output 38.3 bhp per litre
bhp/weight 66.93 bhp per tonne
steering Worm & Nut
f suspension Rigid Axle w/Semi-Elliptic Leaf Springs
r suspension Live Axle w/Semi-Elliptic Leaf Springs
curb weight 1524 kg / 3360 lbs
wheelbase 3048 mm / 120.0 in
front track 1422 mm / 56.0 in
rear track 1422 mm / 56.0 in
length 4521 mm / 178.0 in
width 1702 mm / 67.0 in
top speed ~138.4 kph / 86 mph