In 1998 at the Geneva Motor Show, the British introduced the first generation of coupe and convertible Jaguar XKR.
The debut of the latest generation of XKR took place in 2006. The car has retained the British aristocratic features, but at the same time received foreign swiftness and power. The car Jaguar XKR successfully combines a little bit prim British aristocracy and modern dynamism and power of the prestigious cars. There is a predatory front with aluminum grids and huge air intakes. From behind we can see as many as four exhaust pipes, a diffuser and an elegant spoiler on the trunk. Due to 100% aluminum body of the cars developers has made significant weight reductions.
Interior trim and equipment of Jaguar XKR fully corresponds to the class of the vehicle. All materials and finishes are made only from high quality materials. Soft plastic, wood trim, high-quality leather remind that you are in a luxury English car. Besides the great profile, front seats have a number of adjustments. Jaguar XKR is equipped with protocol support of Bluetooth and functions of the \"keyless start\" and \"open the doors without a key\". In addition, control of two-zone climate unit, an excellent sound system and other functions of the car, is made with a help of 7-inch touch screen, which is located in the center console. Creators Jaguar XKR tried to combine the best luxury class car with the interior features of a sports car.
Under the hood, the manufacturer has placed 4.2-liter V8 engine. Its capacity was increased to 420 hp due to the compressor. The engine is mounted to a 6-speed automatic transmission Sequential Shift with manual control paddle levers.
According to representatives of Jaguar, gear change happens for 400 ms faster than in conventional automatic transmission, which has helped to reduce the acceleration time from 5.4 seconds to 4.9 seconds. But the maximum speed is traditionally limited to 250 km / h.
Model Jaguar XKR is one of the best representatives of the sports car, designed for experienced amateurs.