420G

From 1968 to 1971

In 1968 the Mark 10 was re-badged as the 420G with a modicum of trim changes like new chromed hub caps, a bold centre rib in the radiator grille and some interior trim changes. The model, although running alongside the all new XJ6 when introduced in 1968, was finally dropped from the range in 1971.

Model Summary

Model Type:

Mark 10/420G/DS420

Production Dates:

1968 - 1971

Engine Range:

3.8 Litre Saloon

4.2 Litre Saloon

0 - 60 mph:

3.8 Litre Saloon - 9.1 seconds

4.2 Litre Saloon - 9.9 seconds

Top Speed:

3.8 Litre Saloon - 119.5 mph

4.2 Litre Saloon - 121.5 mph

420G Technical Specifications

Technical Information

Engine Statistics

 3.8 Litre Saloon
Engine (cc)3781
Bore and Stroke (mm)87 x 106
Compression Ratio8:1 (7:1/9:1 optional)
BHP265
@ RPM5500
Torque (lb ft)260
@ RPM4000
Fuelling3x SU carbs
 4.2 Litre Saloon
Engine (cc)4235
Bore and Stroke (mm)92.07 x 106
Compression Ratio8:1 (7:1/9:1 optional)
BHP265
@ RPM5400
Torque (lb ft)283
@ RPM4000
Fuelling3x SU carbs

Engine Performance

 3.8 Litre Saloon
Top Speed119.5 mph
0 - 60 mph9.1 seconds
Fuel Consumption14.1 mpg
 4.2 Litre Saloon
Top Speed121.5 mph
0 - 60 mph9.9 seconds
Fuel Consumption14.5 mpg

Model Specifications

 3.8 Litre Saloon
Transmission4-speed (3 synchro) BW 3-speed auto
Wheel Size (in)14, steel
Suspension (Front)Ind semi-trailing wishbones, coil springs, anti-roll bar
Suspension (Rear)Ind lower wishbone/upper driveshaft link, radius arms, coil springs
Brakes4-wheel disc, rear inboard
 4.2 Litre Saloon
Transmission4-speed (3 synchro) BW 3-speed auto
Wheel Size (in)14, steel
Suspension (Front)Ind semi-trailing wishbones, coil springs, anti-roll bar
Suspension (Rear)Ind lower wishbone/upper driveshaft link, radius arms, coil springs
Brakes4-wheel disc, rear inboard

Model Dimensions

 3.8 Litre Saloon
Length (in)202
Width (in)76
Height (in)54.75
Wheelbase (in)120
Front Track (in)58
Rear Track (in)58
Weight (Cwt)37
 4.2 Litre Saloon
Length (in)202
Width (in)76
Height (in)54.75
Wheelbase (in)120
Front Track (in)58
Rear Track (in)58
Weight (Cwt)37

Optional Extras

  • Choice of three radio installations with or without rear parcel shelf-mounted speaker
  • Electric radio aerial
  • Wind-up radio aerial
  • Electrically operated windows (front and rear)
  • Laminated windscreen
  • Witter tow bar
  • Heated rear screen (earlier cars)
  • Front seat belts
  • Choice of radial, town and country, or whitewall tyres
  • Borg Warner automatic transmission
  • Overdrive (for non-overdrive-equipped manual transmission cars)
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Sundym tinted windscreen and side windows
  • Wing mirrors
  • Integrated ignition/starter switch to steering column
  • Limousine appointments (only available on ordering a new car)

420G Events

Mark Russell And Mark Gordon Cg

A day of classic racing at one of the best circuits in the UK. Join hundreds of car clubs and displays as well as get up close to racing legends.

A day of classic racing at one of the best circuits in the UK. Join hundreds of car clubs and displays as well as get up close to racing legends.

Trackday 2

Ever thought of trying your car on the track or just want to experience the thrill in the hands of a professional tutor?Well now you can!...

Ever thought of trying your car on the track or just want to experience the thrill in the hands of a professional tutor?Well now you can!...

Club News

Clifton E Type

The Jaguar Enthusiasts' Club are delighted to announce an exclusive 10% discount deal for our Members with Strongman Tools, a Warwickshire based family owned company with a history of supplying to the classic enthusiast market.

The Jaguar Enthusiasts' Club are delighted to announce an exclusive 10% discount deal for our Members with Strongman Tools, a Warwickshire based family owned company with a history of supplying to the classic enthusiast market.

Dsc 1337

Silverstone Classic 2017 was a real Jaguar experience this year. Over 400 Jaguars turned out to display on the Copse Banking area, a record number of XJ220's on track and the Jaguar Challenge made its first appearance at the event....

Silverstone Classic 2017 was a real Jaguar experience this year. Over 400 Jaguars turned out to display on the Copse Banking area, a record number ...

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