The XJR is Jaguar
's high performance sedan
, and the most powerful car in the XJ sedan series
Current versions of the XJR are powered by a supercharged
, twin DOHC 32-valve V8
which generates 370 HP
at 6150 rpm
and has a 9.0:1 compression ratio
. This engine allows the 1837kg
) vehicle to accelerate to 60mph in 5.4 seconds
. The performance of the XJR is enhanced by a racing inspired suspension
and low-profile 18-inch tires
. Slightly older versions of the XJR from the mid 1990s were powered by a supercharged straight 6
, which generated 322 HP.
Though a powerful car, the XJR also has the luxury and comfort
of a Jaguar. The interior is beautiful and comfortable, and the 14 speaker Harman/Kardon
sound system sounds excellent.
The XJR has always been a fairly high tech vehicle, which caused problems with earlier models of the car. The problems have since been worked out.