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2014 Jaguar XJR Revealed Ahead of New York

Let's not beat around the bush here: this car is simply fantastic if you're a non-compromising kind of guy. We were totally impressed with the dynamism of the XKR and XFR when we tested them, and the XJR sounds like the sort of car we're going to like ten years from now, when we retire after reinventing velcro.
Jaguar XJR 1 photo
Jaguar themselves tell us the high-performance version of their big sedan is kitted out with better steering, braking and suspension that have been tested at the company's Nurburgring Test Center.

All that would mean nothing without the right engine, obviously a supercharged 5.0-liter V8. 510 hp would not have been enough for this big, so Jaguar took it to the full 550 hp, just like the XKR-S and XFR-S.

No performance figures figures are available for us to blow your minds with, but we're sure all will be revealed on the eve of March 27th when the car is revealed at the 2013 New York International Auto Show.

"Jaguar is growing its product lineup to meet a far wider spectrum of customer demands ranging from sedans with 2.0 liter and 3.0 liter engines and All Wheel Drive to the exciting new F-TYPE sports car," said Andy Goss, President, Jaguar Land Rover North America.

"It is clear that performance will continue to lie at the heart and soul of the brand. To that end, the growing R performance lineup offers our customers the truly elevated dynamics and design, but in a Jaguar luxury package. The Jaguar XJR is a British performance machine that delivers emotionally and dynamically on the road and on the track," he added.

 

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