Jaguar fans who have been hungry for a bit more speed will find their appetites satisfied by the 2014 Jaguar XKR-S GT. This stunningly sleek and high-performance car has been added by the British automaker to their stable of high performance vehicles.
They have included technological enhancements that can be attributed to the Jaguar F-TYPE.
|Vehicle Type: Coupe||Base Price: $174,000.00|
|Fuel Tank Capacity: 16.1 gals (61 L)||MPG: 15 city / NA hwy|
|Length: 188.7 in. (479.4 cm)||Wheel Base: 108.3 in. (275.2 cm)|
|Height: 51.6 in. (131.2 cm)||Width: 74.5 in. (189.2 cm)|
|Curb Weight: 3968 lbs (1850 kg)||Ground Clearance: NA|
|Luggage Capacity: 11.7 cu ft||Maximum Seating: 4 people|
|Engine: 5.0 Liter V8 Supercharged||Compression Ratio: 9.5: 1|
|Horsepower: 550 HP||Max RPM: 6000-6500 RPM|
|Torque: 502 lb-ft @ 2500-5500 rpm||Transmission: 6-Speed Automatic|
|0-60 mph: 3.9 seconds||Maximum Speed: 186 mph (299 km/h)|
Engine & Brakes
The XKR-S GT is engineered with some of the most advanced aerodynamic features known in the industry. This has resulted in a car that is uncannily responsive to the driver. To compliment the new body design, it comes with a super-charged 5.0 liter V-8 engine and a six-speed transmission.
All of these features combine to give the XKR-S GT the ability to go from 0 to 60 in a neck-snapping 3.9 seconds with the top speed of 186 mph, or 300 km/h.
This Jaguar comes with 20-inch wheels that are made of forged lightweight alloy material that allows for better overall handling and faster cooling of the brakes. In fact, this Jaguar was designed for the racing circuit, it is street legal.
The design of the 2014 XKR-S GT is as impressive as its performance. Engineered with an all-aluminum body, this speedster is available in Polaris White. It also has its signature graphics inscribed on the bonnet as well as on the dash.
The interior is crafted of Warm Charcoal Gray with beautiful red highlights. The electronically-adjustable leather and suede cloth seats have 16 settings for maximum driving and riding comfort. Those who wish to purchase one of these unique automobiles need to order early. Only 30 cars will be released in North America, 25 in the United States and 5 in Canada. The manufacturer's suggested retail price that starts at $174,000.