Jaguar XJR-8

From Belgian-Motorsport on YouTube, video of the 1987 Jaguar XJR8 in action.

Most of the clips are of with the XJR-8.
Car nr. 66 is an XJR-9 from 1988.

1987 Jaguar XJR-8
Engine: 60° V12 NA / 6995 cc / 426.9 cu in
Power: 720 bhp / 537 kW @ 7000 rpm
Torque: 820 Nm / 605 ft lbs @ 5250 rpm
Weight: 900 kg / 1,984 lbs

1987 Jaguar XJR-9
Engine: 60° V12 NA / 6995 cc / 426.9 cu in
Power: 750 bhp / 560 kW @ 7200 rpm
Torque: 828 Nm / 611 ft lbs @ 5500 rpm
Weight: 881 kg / 1,942 lbs

Events: Spa testdays, Spa Classic, Monza Historic
Race series: Group C racing
Tracks: Spa-Francorchamps, Monza

The XJR-8’s were driven by Richard Meins (GBR), Shaun Lynn (GBR).
And the XJR-9 by Jon Minshaw (GBR).

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