Jaguar XK8

The Jaguar XK8 was manufactured by Jaguar cars in the year 2000.

The body structure of the Jaguar XK8 is made in different countries where 60% of the Jaguar Xk8 was manufactured in the United Kingdom, air conditioning was made in Japan, and tires are of Italian, ABS from the U.S, lightings from the French and transmission from Germany.

The interiors of the XK8 are of the British Style. The instrument panel consists of a width book that matches with the walnut veneer and the J-gate shifter and the window lifts. The front seats are power adjustable which features hand stitched leather. The Jaguar XK8 also features chest airbags, traction control system and antilock disc brakes.

Jaguar XK8

The New AJ-V8 engine has been introduced in the Jaguar XK8 which is available in two versions with a supercharged 390 hp and 290 hp engine. The top of the car can be opened or closed within a few seconds and controlled by a single switch.

The maximum speed is about 155 mph which was considered as the major drawback in the car. The car features an 18- inch alloy wheels and 19 and 20 inch wheels are available optionally.

In the 2005 model a number of safety measures have been taken where automatic speed limiter has been set up. The major highlights are exquisite style, comfort and smoothness.

Jaguar XK8 Convertible Walkaround

  • I am really surprised to learn that its body parts are made in different parts of the world. However, its look, speed and engine seem great. I am really excited.