Jaguar SS Mk IV 2½ Litre
|1935 to 1948|
|Production||1935–1948 6281 made|
|Body and chassis|
|Body style||4-door saloon 2-door drophead coupé|
|Engine||2,664 cc (2.7 l) I6|
|Wheelbase||1935–1937: 119 in (3,020 mm) 1938–1948: 120 in (3,050 mm)|
|Length||186 in (4,720 mm)|
|Width||66 in (1,680 mm)|
Again the engine was sourced from Standard but had the cylinder head reworked by SS to give 105 bhp. Unlike the 1½ Litre there were some drophead models made post-war.
1937 Jaguar SS Mk IV 2½ Litre front view
The chassis was originally of 119 in (3,020 mm) but grew by an inch (25 mm) in 1938 to 120 in (3,050 mm). The extra length over the 1½ Litre was used for the six-cylinder engine and the passenger accommodation was the same size.
The Jaguar Mark IV (pronounced mark four) is an automobile built by Jaguar from 1945 to 1949. It was a relaunch of a pre-Second World War model made by SS Cars Ltd from 1936.