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Cars > Challenges > “TOPKAT#” Vs “The Z”

 

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1981 Jaguar XJ6 4.2L

“TOPKAT#”

1995 Nissan 300ZX 2+2 TT

“The Z”

 
Photo of: 1981 Jaguar XJ6

No longer owned

Photo of: 1995 Nissan 300ZX
 

Head to Head

 

About “TOPKAT#”

I bought this car because I've always loved the graceful beauty of the exotic XJs and I still love this car as much today as I did the day I bought it.

It is a 1981 Jaguar XJ6 Series III 4.2L and no matter where I go in this car people stop to admire or ask questions about it.

Sadly, I had to sell Topkat....

About “The Z”

Purchased in Feb 2001 with 47k on the odo.
I've been moding it slowly, progressively,
to make it the car it is today.

Not a show car, or dyno queen.

A clean, fast, driver, with style, class, and performance.
Currently with over 120k on the odo.

 

Specs for “TOPKAT#”

Jaguar 4.2L DOHC straight 6
205HP@5000rpm

Specs for “The Z”

Engine:
3 Liter 24 Valve DOHC V6. Garrett T25 twin-turbocharged with twin air-to-air intercoolers and Nissan Valve Timing Control System (NVCS)

Sequential multi-point electronic fuel injection with dual-plenum intake

8.5:1 compression ratio

Drivetrain:
Front engine/rear-wheel drive

4.08 final drive

Suspension:
4-wheel independent, multi-link with upper links, lower A-arms, Eibach coil springs, KYB AGX adjustable hydraulic shock absorbers, front and rear stabilizer bars

Alloy Wheels:
7.5" x 17" frt. P245/40ZR17
8" x 17" rr. P265/40ZR17

Body:
Ultra Red
2+2 seater

Weight:
3518 lbs

Set the shocks on Soft for a comfy cruiZe down the highway,
or Firm for tearing up a winding mountain road.

 

Factory Options for “TOPKAT#”

Luxury has been bred into the Jaguar. In fact, its luxury is so complete that there are no factory options. Everything is standard, from the supple leather and hand matched walnut panels to the power sunroof, windows and door locks, cruise control, stereo, self regulating climate control, independent suspension, and more.

Factory Options for “The Z”

Loaded: Leather Seats, Suede Interior Trim, Auto Climate Control, Bose Audio, T-Tops, Pwr Windows, Pwr Seats, Pwr Mirrors etc.

 

Mods for “TOPKAT#”

Original and staying that way :)

There's just something about the sleek lines of an 80s Jaguar that stand the test of time and automotive design, and Topkat remains defiantly true to her heritage, graceful, and utterly distinctive.

Mods for “The Z”

Go
* TT Swap
* JWT ECU
* 740cc injectors
* Dual JWT Pop Chargers
* Ashspec 2.5" intake piping w/ planar filter mounting
* Z1 Side-mount Inter-coolers
* UR UD Crank Pulley
* HI OD Water Pump Pulley
* Blitz i-Color EBC (1 Bar)
* Specialty-Z SS Super Split Down Pipes
* Megan Racing Test Pipes
* Dual 2.5" stainless cat-back w/ X-Pipe
* Z1 Platinum 1-Piece Drive-Shaft

Stop
* 300degree Brake Master Cylinder Brace
* YBBBK w/ StopTech AeroRotor 2-piece directional floating rotors with directional billet aluminum mounting bells
* Braided Stainless Brake Lines

Turn
* TT-Rear Stabilizer Bar
* KYB AGX Shocks
* Eibach Pro-Kit Springs
* SPL v2 Tension Rods
* C-Tune Adjustable suspension bits
* - Tension Rod Mount Brace (Ladder Bar)
* - Front Upper Arms
* - Rear Upper Arms
* Energy Suspension Urethane Bushings
* - Front Lower Control Arms & Steering Rack
* - Rear Control Arms
* - Front and Rear Anti Roll Bars
* Rear Strut Tower Brace
* G35 Coupe Wheels & Falken FK452 Tires
* - 17x7.5" 245/40 front
* - 17x8" 265/40 rear

Night Visibility
* 4300K HID Low Beams

Bling
* Fully Cleared J-Spec Front Corners
* '99 Spec Rear Panels & new 3rd Brake Light Panel
* Painted Brake Calipers (Red)
* Polished Gage Rings & Chrome Trim Ring around shifter opening

 

Photo Albums 1 – 1 of 1

Cover photo of Topkat album
Topkat
Photos: 11
 

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Photo Albums 1 – 2 of 4

Cover photo of The Z album
The Z
Photos: 35
Cover photo of The Z on Watkins Glen album
The Z on Watkins Glen
Photos: 11
 

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Points for TOPKAT# Total Votes Points for The Z
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