2014 Mercedes-Benz S 63 AMG vs 2014 Jaguar XJR

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When the all-new Mercedes-Benz S 63 AMG was launched back at the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show it managed to start some pretty heated discussions and pretty much divide its followers in two distinctive camps.
All those discussions revolved around AMG's newly-found love for all-wheel drive systems on their cars, with the new S 63 AMG not escaping the new trend.

As it seems the 2014 Mercedes-Benz S 63 AMG isn't sporting 4Matic everywhere though, as the system is standard only in the United States, while Europeans have to pay extra for it, while right-hand drive countries like the UK don't have it at all.

This precise reason makes a comparison between the new AMG S-Class and the supercharged Jaguar XJR much more appropriate in Great Britain.

As it seems the Brits from Auto Express got their hands on both a UK-spec, rear-wheel drive S 63 AMG and a Jaguar XJR and pitted them against each other in a battle for the best model in their segment.

Believe it or not, the comparo's conclusion is not exactly what you would expect from a British media outlet, despite the Jag having less weight and better performance because of it. Read on the full Auto Express comparison to get a better idea.
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Alex handled his first real steering wheel at the age of five (on a field) and started practicing "Scandinavian Flicks" at 14 (on non-public gravel roads). Following his time at the University of Journalism, he landed his first real job at the local franchise of Top Gear magazine a few years before Mircea (Panait). Not long after, Alex entered the New Media realm with the project.
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