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2008 Jaguar XKR, Part Two

The 2008 Jaguar XKR is a fast car. With the added 'R,' the hood louvers inscribed with "Supercharged" and the aggressive body work, however, that probably goes without saying. Those visual cues hint at the added performance. Power is up from 300bhp in the non-R version to 420. It makes 413lb/ft of torque. Why, then,…

Jaguar XKR-R?

The Dutch Nürburgring stalkers at AutoGespot caught what they say is a higher-spec version of the Jaguar XKR. Using tech snared from Jag's GT3 racing program, the potential XKR-R (hmm) could get within range of 500 horsepower. That'll give Jag a prestige player to face down the Porsche 911 Turbos and Aston Martin V8…

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Jaguar XK: One Hot Piece

Every journalist was ogling one car at the rally, the new Jaguar XK and XK convertible. I don't think any of the other cars were as universally appreciated as the new Jag. Sure everyone wanted to drive the Ford Shelby GT500 but the Jaguar was constantly being poked, prodded and photo'ed when it had any downtime in…