Jaguar XJR-12

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Jaguar XJR-12
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Overview
Manufacturer Jaguar Cars
Body and chassis
Class Race car
Body style Coupé
Layout RMR layout
Chronology
Predecessor Jaguar XJR-11
Successor Jaguar XJR-14
Jaguar XJR12 at Goodwood Festival of Speed 2009

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The Jaguar XJR-12 is a sports-prototype race car built by Jaguar for both Group C and IMSA Camel GTP. The car is famous for winning the 1990 24 Hours of Le Mans.

Weighing 900 kg, and powered by a 7 L 60 degree SOHC V12 developing 730 hp / 545 kW @ 7000 rpm, and 579 ft.-lb. / 785 N·m @ 5500 rpm, the XJR-12 could hit 368 km/h / 229 mph.

During the 1990 24 Hours of Le Mans, the XJR-12 covered 4882.4 km at an average speed of 204.036 km/h / 126.782 mph with a maximum trap speed of 353 km/h / 219 mph.

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