"Jaguar Australia is proud to announce the new XF V8 75th Anniversary Edition, continuing the series of special editions launched to celebrate Jaguar's 75th Anniversary. Powered by the carmaker's 5.0 liter V8, the XF V8 75th Anniversary Edition combines power, dynamics and technology to deliver a true V8 driving experience," stated the press release.
The special edition uses Jaguar’s 5.0 liter V8 AJ-V8 Gen III engine that develops 462 hp and a maximum torque of 515 Nm. The powerplant allows the saloon to leave the 62 km/h (100 km/h) mark behind in 5.7 seconds and offer an electronically limited top speed of 155 mph (250 km/h).
The anniversary edition comes with a list of exterior & interior extras that includes 20 inch Senta alloy rims, exhaust Tailpipe Finishes, a portable audio interface and custom “75 years” badging for the center console.
"We are very proud to continue the 75th anniversary celebration of Jaguar with the release of the XF V8 75th Anniversary Edition. Jaguar's racing heart is reflected in a long history of powerful, dynamic and stylish vehicles. The XF V8 75th Anniversary Edition continues that tradition into the future with a true V8 driver's car" said Kevin Goult, General Manager, Jaguar Australia. "It has the power, performance, dynamics and luxury Jaguar is renowned for. And nothing beats that V8 sound!"
The Jaguar XF 75th Anniversary edition has a price of AU$ 128,900 ($112,500), with deliveries scheduled to begin in the fourth quarter of 2010.