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XK Series

With timelessly sleek styling and a sporty demeanor that harkens back to Jaguar's classic XK-E models from the early 1960s, the XK remains a rakish low-to-the-ground luxury coupe and convertible combo. The standard XK8 version offers a 294-horsepower 4.2-liter V-8 engine, while those with a true need for speed will savor the top XKR model and its 390-horsepower supercharged version of the 4.2 liter V-8, along with a variety of upgrades. An optional Handling Package is available that takes the R's version's performance up another notch. Four-wheel disc anti-lock brakes with Electronic Brakeforce Distribution, traction control, Dynamic Stability Control, and front-side airbags all come standard. A 1050-car run of the specially trimmed Victory Edition will be built to celebrate the XK's four championship wins in the North American Trans-Am Series. Otherwise, few changes are in store for 2006, as the XK awaits a major redesign for the 2007 model year.

2003 Jaguar XKR by Marc K. Stengel (3/24/2003)
Jaguar's flagship XKR coupe satisfies one schmo's twin longings for beauty and performance.

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Wednesday, July 6, 2016
2015 Jaguar XK 2-Door Coupe XKR

Beautiful exterior lines and proportions...interior looks slightly dated. Electronics/navigation stink.

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I traded in a 2015 Audi S7 for a new 2015 Jag XKR. Still wondering if I made the right choice. The Audi is a far superior car. The XKR (in Italian Racing Red)just caught my eye. It rides nice, it's fast and... + More »
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Saturday, May 16, 2015
For 2015 Jaguar XK

Great drivers car

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Love my xk handles great pleanty of power and let's face it we all buy a car like this for the looks and this car is beautiful and you get plenty of looks. The major shortcoming is the electronics. Specificly... + More »
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Wednesday, May 27, 2015
2010 Jaguar XK 2-Door Convertible

Dependable and Fun

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Love my ragtop XK. It certainly is more dependable than my previous car-1998 Bentley Azure. Not too common in Toronto. Lots in South Florida. I take down the top as much as I can. Using the wind deflector... + More »
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