1956 Jaguar D-type

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Rank: #16

Class: Jaguar

0-60 Time: 4.7 seconds

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The top 10 fastest cars from Jaguar are ranked from fastest to slowest based on their 0-60 times. We crunched the numbers from the best estimates of several premier resources, including Motor Trend, Road & Track, Car & Driver and more.

Pulling up at #16 in this class is the 1956 Jaguar D-type, which races 0-60 mph in 4.7 seconds. Sports cars with this rate of acceleration are generally classified as Fast Cars.

It lags behind the #15 ranked 2007 Jaguar XKR by 0.2 seconds and darts ahead of the #17 ranked 1986 Jaguar D-Type by just hundredths of a second.

Whether you are behind the wheel of one of these cars or happen to spot one in the next lane over, think twice before you step on the gas pedal. In a race from 0-60 mph between 1956 Jaguar D-type vs. 1986 Jaguar D-Type, you would WIN by just hundredths of a second!

If you happen to roll up next to another Jaguar, be sure you know what you're up against. Find out where your car stands among the top 10 fastest cars from 1956.

Vehicle information

Year: 1956

Make: Jaguar

Model: D-type

Engine: I-6

Horsepower: 250

Torque: 242


Curb Weight: 2460

City MPG:

Highway MPG:

MSRP: $9,875

Performance statistics


Class: Fast Cars

Rank: #261

Best 0-60 Time: 4.7 seconds

Best ¼ Mile: 13.7 seconds

@ speed: 107.0 mph

Best Top Speed: 162.0 mph

Best Skid Pad: 0.0 G

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