Jaguar XK – Ford Wiki

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Jaguar XK


The 1997 XK8 (project X100) was available in coupé or body styles and with a Supercharged 370 Horsepower (276 KW ) or aspirated 290 hp (216 kW) engine. The variant is known as the XKR . The first-generation XK shares its platform with the Martin DB7 . Both cars are from the Jaguar XJS, the platform has been extensively with co-efficient drags of and 0.36 for the XK8 coupe and XK8 convertible

Power and performance

Both the XK8 and XKR are limited to a maximum of 155 Miles per (250 Km/h ), lower the top speed of its predecessor. The XK8 heralded a in direction for the company, resulting in the and X-Type .

Both the XK8 and XKR come with 18-inch alloy and 19 and 20-inch wheels are available for cost. A navigation system and xenon headlamps come with the XKR and as options for the XK8. Adaptive Cruise Control is an feature available on both

Both come with interior, burl walnut and side airbags. Jeremy . during a Top Gear (a UK motoring show) test-drive, likened the of the original XK8 to sitting inside Palace. In 2005 the grille of the XKR was refreshed.

Limited Editions

XKR Silverstone

600 Silverstones were made, in of Jaguar’s return to Formula One in It featured a Platinum paint high-performance package (with the engine as the standard XKR, but transmission, suspension and brakes), 20 BBS Detroit wheels and a custom

XKR 100

Jaguar XK

Built to celebrate the centenary of founder, 500 ‘XKR 100′ and 500 Convertible were made in [1] The XKR 100 featured an Anthracite paint Recaro seats, 20-inch BBS wheels . Brembo brakes, and interior.

This model may be to as the XKR-R as well.

XKR Portfolio

The Portfolios were produced in exclusively for the US market. Of the Portfolio 100 featured unique Red paint matching Recaro sports and interior, whilst the remaining 100 had paintwork and interiors.

There is also a 2008 model planned which be available worldwide, featuring the powerful brakes featured on any Jaguar.

XKR 4.2-S

In Europe the was unveiled at Geneva on March 1 . . This was the last XK to be rolled out was based upon the original design. Features for the 4.2-S included new exterior and interior and two distinct veneer options for the panel, polished door with chequered-flag emblems and leather-edged floor mats. The white Jaguar badge on the also feature chequered New 19 Atlas wheels plus Brembo brake discs, red badges and red brake calipers also fitted. [2]

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