Convertibles have been a part of Jaguar's DNA since day one. Legends like the XK120, E-Type, and XJS are deeply ingrained in Jaguar's heritage as comfortable tourers with a sporting attitude. The XK continued to hold the candle as the relaxed, sporting gentleman's convertible since it was released in the 1990s.
But then, last year, the Jaguar XKR-S emerged from the darkness. Gone were the touring pretensions and a full on, hardcore sports car was released to the world. What you get is a loud and raucous convertible that is tons of fun. But should it be wearing the hallowed Jaaaaag badge? I just spent a weekend with one to find out.