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Saturday, April 12, 2014

The Jag takes a giant leap forward!

The Jaguar 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. Just as impressive as the acceleration is the revolutionary carbon ceramic braking system of the XKR-S GT. Such a system has never before been engineered for a Jaguar automobile.
2014 Jaguar XKR-S GT. (Picture from: http://www.caradvice.com.au/)
Jaguar XKR-S GT comes with a 550 bhp V8 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 kph. Antd the car built primarily for use on racing around the circuit, but with features that will allow you to drive it on the road.
Front three quarter of 2014 Jaguar XKR-S GT. (Picture from: http://www.autoweek.com/)
While its engine remains convetional with the numbers also unchanged at 550 hp of power and torque of 680 Nm. Performance has been extracted with all the essential tweaking on the race track such as aerodynamics, suspension, tires and more.
Interior view of 2014 Jaguar XKR-S GT. (Picture from: http://www.motorauthority.com/)
Carbon fiber is used extensively to reduce weight and improve aero package. Rear spoiler that is much larger than before, also new rear diffuser with aluminum under the cross-section for maximum down force.
Rear three quarter of 2014 Jaguar XKR-S GT. (Picture from: http://www.autoweek.com/)
Other changes include a height-adjustable adaptive dampers, active exhaust, and sticky Pirelli Super Corsa tires. All of these upgrades do not come cheap and it costs a little jump of U.S. $174,895. It is limited models and Jaguar has limited the amount of production only 30 units, and is available only to people who are in the west Atlantic with 25 units in the United States; 5 units in Canada. And the latest news is reported from Caradvice mentioned that Jaguar has increased the number of car production as much 10 units for UK customers. *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | AUTOWEEK]
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