Tuesday, June 12, 2007

Enhanced Jaguar XKs revealed

Jaguar revealed enhanced XK and the X-TYPE ranges, which will be released in 2008, at the Canary Wharf Motorexpo.

For your information, Jaguar's XK is available in 3 versions - Coupé, Convertible or the Supercharged R version. All of the cars were made from constructed from aluminium for lightness, strength and rigidity, feature a new Sequential Shift 6-speed automatic transmission and offer 2+2 seating.

Check out the pics and you will agree with me when I say that they are look STUNNING.

The XK coupé in Liquid Silver.

The XK coupé comes with Jaguar Sequential Shift 6-speed automatic transmission, steering wheel-mounted paddles. Advanced features include Computer Active Technology Suspension, Dynamic Stability Control, an intelligent lighting system, Adaptive Cruise Control and the Jaguar Smart Key System.

According to Jaguar, the coupe accelerates from 0-60 mph (0-100 km/h) in 5.9 [6.2] seconds and has a maximum speed of 155 miles/hr (250 km/hr). It is priced at £60,097 (OTR).

The enhancements on the XK were mostly cosmetic. They now have 20-inch double five-spoke Senta alloy wheels, Jaguar Premium Surround Sound, heated front windscreen and bright finish alloy pedals as standard.

The XK convertible in Frost Blue.

The XK Convertible has a folding roof that can be lowered or raised automatically in less than 18 seconds.

Prices start from £66,097 (OTR)

According to Jaguar, the convertible goes from 0-60 mph (0-100 km/h) in 6 [6.2] seconds and has the same maximum speed as the coupe', i.e., 155 miles/hr (250 km/hr).

Both cars come with the option of a normally aspirated 4.2 litre V8 engine which delivers 300bhp.

On the other hand, you can have the award winning XKR sports car powered by Jaguar´s latest generation, supercharged 4.2 litre V8 420bhp engine.

Launched in 2006, the low frills car has a stunning top speed of 185mph with a 0-60 acceleration time of just 4.5 seconds.

The price for the Supercharged coupé was £67,585 (OTR) and £73,585 (OTR) for the XKR convertible.

Besides the above mentioned enhancements, the new XKRs now features a new high-performance braking system with 400mm front discs and 350mm rear discs.

With the new enhancements, the revised price of the XKR Coupé is now £70,097 while the convertible is now £76,097.

As for the interior, which one do you prefer:

1. Caramel with Burr Walnut Fascia


2. Ivory with Poplar Fascia
or

3. Warm Charcoal with Aluminum


As for the X-Type, the only "enhancement" is a new mesh grille and two new colors: Blue Prism and White Onyx.

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