Some of the most admired and immaculately designed vehicles across the globe are from the esteemed stables of Jaguar Cars Limited. This automobile manufacturing company is basically a luxury and sports car maker from the United Kingdom and their head office is located in Whitley, which is a place in the county of Coventry that is based in England. This company is in a joint venture and is also called as Jaguar Land Rover and is an ancillary of the Indian transnational automobile maker, Tata Motor Group. This world famous Jaguar car company was established way back in year, 1922 and their first car was rolled out after a few years in 1935. The company is prevalent in the Indian car market since many years and by now has a fleet of magnificent and enchanting vehicles in the country. They also have a flawless Jaguar XK R Coupe and also a convertible, which have been equipped with super charged engines that can deliver an impressive performance and also have magnificent exteriors along with sophisticated features as well. The interiors are a crest above luxury and this Jaguar XK series is loaded with some of the most hi-tech and highly developed features, which will astound the buyers. The heavy duty engine that the company has housed in this Jaguar XK model lineup is unbelievable and responds very well. While the top quality safety features, which are integrated in this new Jaguar XK series are top of the line and are very crucial for the vehicle. This Jaguar XK model lineup is being brought into the country through the completely built unit (CBU) route and is available on order. There are quite a number of varied options which can be opted for while choosing the interiors with more than a few combinations in the interior surfaces, upholstery and other decor as well. The company is offering a total of five trims for the customers to select from in which there are three trims of coupe and a couple of variants, which are convertible. Among these variants, the company has also given a special edition of the coupe as well as the convertible for the buyers to choose from.
The Jaguar XK model line up comes with an impressive exterior paint palette called Celestial Black metallic option, which is making it look magnificent. This amazing super car is also being offered in five other colors that is, a sparkling Polaris White metallic finish, a subtle Rhodium Silver metallic finish option, an elegant Lunar Grey metallic finish, a vibrant Crystal Blue metallic finish option and a charming Ultimate Black metallic finish option as well. The company states that each and every vehicle from their stable symbolizes a convincing amalgamation of highly developed engineering along with pampered luxury. These Jaguar XK trims are also said to be following the same lineage and are expected to further enhance the luxury quality with some superior and refined hand crafted artisan interiors. These new interiors have a wide range of options for the customers to select from the kind of varied upholstery and interior finish they would like to have in their vehicle. There is also an alternative of configuring your own car by choosing from the varied options available, which will further make it easier for the buyers to purchase this world class model line. This pristine Jaguar XK series comes fitted with a 5.0-litre super charged petrol engine, which is mated with a six speed automatic gear box transmission. The company has equipped these cars with a long list of top of the line entertainment features along with world class gadgets and gizmos. The highly advanced surround sound system has an integrated 6 disc in-fascia CD changer on the instrument panel as well as mounted controls on the power steering adds to the exclusiveness of this immaculately designed Jaguar XK model range.
Jaguar XK Mileage
The power packed engine of this Jaguar XK model line up is an V8 GEN III, 5.0-litre super charged petrol engine that has 8 cylinders. This commanding engine has the capacity to displace a whopping 5000cc and has been equipped with a highly acclaimed multi point fuel supply system, which further aids in generating a reasonably good fuel economy from this car. The company claims that this Jaguar XK model lineup has the capacity to churn out a moderate mileage in the range of 5 to 6 Kmpl, when driven under standard conditions within the traffic laden city roads and its by lanes. While, this same power packed engine has the ability to generate in between 11 to 12 Kmpl on the highways and the bigger roads, which is rather reasonable for such a immaculate car. This flawless Jaguar XK series have been fitted with a centrally mounted fuel tank, which can store close to 70 litres of petrol in it, which is quite big for longer drives as well.
Power of Jaguar XK
The company has fitted this Jaguar XK model lineup with a commanding 5.0-litre petrol engine. This influential motor has been bestowed with eight cylinders, which have been further equipped with a whopping 32 valves. This power packed engine can displace a colossal 5000cc, which is incredible and it can further produce a mind boggling 503bhp at 6000 – 6500rpm in combination with a hammering maximum torque output of 625Nm at 2500 – 5500rpm, which is astounding for the Indian road and traffic conditions.
Jaguar XK Colours
These colors are available with all variants of Jaguar XK
Ultimate Black Metallic
Vapour Grey Metallic
Botanical Green Metallic
Frost Blue Metallic
Lunar Grey Metallic
Acceleration & Pick-Up
The Jaguar XK model lineup can be proclaimed as one of the fastest cars in the country's lucrative car market. This car series have been fitted with a super charged 5000cc petrol engines, which have the ability to deliver incredible power and a pounding torque yield as well. This 5.0-litre, AJ-V8 GEN III petrol mill has the capacity to attain a top speed of an astonishing 250 Kmph, which is rather thrilling. On the other hand, this awe-inspiring petrol engine has the ability to propel this Jaguar XK series from 0 – 100 Kmph in just about 4.4 seconds, which is quite exciting for the passengers sitting inside.
Jaguar XK Exteriors
The designers of the company have done a fantastic job with the exteriors of this Jaguar XK model lineup. The outsides of these cars are flawlessly done up and have an extremely overall aerodynamic structure, which will flatter the customers at the first sight itself. The frontage of this Jaguar XK is very spic and span, while there is also a neatly carved out front grille that has quite a lot of classy chrome treatment, which is making it look urbane and captivating. This polished grille is flanked with a radiant head light cluster. These head lights are powered with Bi-function HID Xenon headlamps with LED Daytime Running Lights that has automatic leveling, which makes it very comfortable for the driver. The front bonnet is lustrous with a glossy finish and then there is a large wind shield, which have been equipped with a pair of intermittent wipers. The radiator grille has some chrome elements as well along with a prominent insignia of the company embedded on it. The front body colored bumper has been fitted with a couple of bright fog lamps to enhance the visibility of the driver in adverse conditions. The side profile is smooth and lustrous and has large wheel arches, which house an exclusive set of unique 20 inch alloy wheels that have a polished finish. These classy alloy rims have been further covered with a set of robust tubeless radial tyres, which have a sturdy grip on any road condition. The body colored outside rear view mirrors has been incorporated with side turn blinkers, while the body colored door handles are aptly placed with a stylish design. The rear end has a curvy boot lid along with bright LED based tail lamp cluster and the regular badging of the company, which is making this Jaguar XK look sportier.
The overall dimensions of this Jaguar XK premium super car model line up are very spacious and can accommodate two to four passengers with ease, which is depending on either the convertible or the coupe. This impressive petrol engine based super car has an overall length of 4794mm along with a total width of 2028mm, which also includes the outside rear view mirrors as well. Apart from this, the premium super car has a total height ranging between 1322mm to 1329mm along with a spacious and comfortable wheel base of 2752mm, which ensures ample legroom along with apt head and shoulder space for all the passengers. This luxurious petrol super car has a remarkable ground clearance of 100mm that helps it to glide over any road condition with ease. This Jaguar XF premium model line up has an approximate kerb weight ranging between 1750 to 1800 Kgs along with 90% fuel capacity, a spare wheel in the boot compartment, a tool kit and quite a few other such features as well. The fuel tank capacity of this luxurious petrol engine sedan is around 70 litres, while the minimum turning radius of this premium sedan is around 5.45 meters, which makes it easier to maneuver this sedan in heavy traffic conditions as well.
Jaguar XK Interior
This Jaguar XK model lineup introduces enhancements to the luxury brand's already lavish hand crafted interiors in addition to the intelligent and thoughtfully done up exterior changes. This super car model series further emanates the modishness seen in all cars, which are made by this multinational luxury car maker. The interiors of this Jaguar XK mode line up are scintillating with a classy interior theme, which includes Dark Mesh aluminum finish. There is a large insignia on the power steering wheel as well as the badging on the instrument panel of these super cars, which makes them look exclusive and sophisticated. The instrument dials has red pointers and a super charged design that makes this car look sophisticated. There are a couple of incredible interior options, the first one being the Navy interior color option, which has Navy with London Tan contrast micro piping and stitch with Navy carpets. Apart from that this Jaguar XK series also has Navy premium carpet mats have a London Tan nubuck edging along with the renowned Poltrona Frau (which is a very famous designer company) Jet leather headlining as a standard fitting and Poltrona Frau Canvas leather headlining available as option. The other extraordinary option is the unique Truffle interior color option, which has Truffle with Ivory contrast micro piping and stitch with Truffle carpets, while the Truffle premium carpet mats have an Ivory nubuck edging and the Poltrona Frau Canvas leather headlining as well. The seating arrangement is exceptionally comfortable and the seats have been upholstered with an eye catching exclusive Scraffito leather finish to it. The same finish goes on to the instrument binnacle and also on the door center panels along with the rear quarter casings. The interiors of this incredible super car have veneer elements in quite a few spaces and this veneer shade is called as Shadow Walnut. All these distinctive and exclusive features put together are being tagged as “Artisan” interiors, which this Jaguar XK model line up boasts of and which is making it look classy and very elegant.
The company has bestowed this super car model series with some of the most technologically advanced and hi-tech features, which will simply astound the buyers. Apart from the regular and standard features, which are incorporated in the other Jaguar cars, there is a long list of such very exciting and sophisticated features, which are integrated into this Jaguar XK series as well. Some of these are 16x16 ways heated and cooled front driver and passenger seats. The fantastic music system integrated in this super car series is a sophisticated audio system, which is renowned across the globe along with an integrated six disc in-fascia CD/MP3 player along with a Radio FM tuner and other input options as well. Apart from these, there are also unique tread plates and stainless steel pedals are all standard. Then there is a heated leather power steering wheel along with the Jaguar Smart Key System with keyless entry and keyless ignition, which heightens the level of lavishness and comfort. This Jaguar XK model line up also includes a seven inch touch screen, which is standard on all the models and offers control of the advanced navigation system and a wide range of other important and utility features. To enhance the driving pleasure, these Jaguar XK models also has a Jaguar Drive Selector, automatically dimming exterior rear view mirrors, a heated front wind shield with timer and also the remarkable Reverse park camera with guidance, which will simplify the parking of this super cars in any parking lot along with a lot of other such sophisticated and highly advanced features that will entice the customers.
The interiors of this premium Jaguar XK super car model line up are very spacious and can take in two to four occupants without any difficulty depending on the version. The seating arrangement of this sedan is very comfortable and provides apt thigh support along with knee room as well. The leg room is rather spacious and gives a relaxed driving experience to all the passengers. Apart from this, this sedan provides pertinent head and shoulder space to the passengers as well. These premium petrol engine based super cars also have ample knee and elbow room for all the occupants, which will give them a relaxing driving experience.
Jaguar XK Engine and Performance
The power packed engine of this Jaguar XK model line up is an AJ-V8 GEN III, 5.0-litre super charged petrol engine that has eight cylinders, which have been further housed with 32 valves in it as well. This commanding petrol mill has the capacity to displace a whopping 5000cc along with an incredible 503bhp at 6000 – 6500rpm in combination of a pounding maximum torque output of 625Nm at 2500 – 5500rpm. This influential engine is cleverly mated with a smooth six speed automatic transmission gear box with Jaguar Sequential Shift that gives efficient gear shifts and also offers manual driver control by means of a steering wheel mounted paddle shift gears. This powerful engine can propel this super charged coupe from 0 – 100 Kmph in just about 4.4 seconds, while the top speed of this elegant super car is 250 Kmph, which is rather thrilling.
The company has equipped the flared up and neatly carved out wheel arches of this super car model line up with a modish set of sleek alloy wheels. These glossy rims are of 20 inches and these elegant alloy wheels are further equipped with tubeless radial tyres, which have a superior road grip on any terrain and also have a integrated tyre repair system. The company has also fitted a full size spare wheel in the boot compartment of this sedan along with other tools and things needed to change the tyre.
Braking & Handling
The braking system of this Jaguar XK model line up is very proficient and is equipped with the Jaguar High Performance Braking System with red calipers. The suspension system is top of the line with several features like Adaptive Dynamics system, which constantly checks the suspension and courtesy of the active dampers can change damping rates up to 500 times a second to ensure the best possible steadiness and managing of this super car model line up with no loss of comfort. There is also a driver selected 'Dynamic' mode, which works with this advanced Adaptive Dynamics system to further increase the body control while also sharpening throttle as well as the gear shift responses. Apart from this impressive feature this Jaguar XK model line also has a Dynamic Stability Control that comes with a ‘Trac DSC’ mode. All these sophisticated features ensure that the drive is most pleasurable and exceptionally effortless.
Handling & Safety
This Jaguar XK model series can be termed as one of the most expensive super cars available in the profitable Indian car market. To make it one of the safest vehicles, the company has integrated some of the best in class safety and protective features for enhanced safety of the passengers as well as this super car series. This Jaguar XK model series have been blessed with the Jaguar's electronically controlled active differential to maximize traction in all conditions along with several other Advanced safety features include Jaguar's Adaptive Restraint Technology System. This exclusive and refined system helps make sure that the driver as well as the passenger gets maximum protection. This innovative system also features a Pedestrian Contact Sensing System, which raises the bonnet in the event of contact with a pedestrian to help prevent contact with hard points under the bonnet. This super car model series also has an Adaptive Front Lighting, which is an additional optional feature that enhances the safety quotient. The Bi-function HID Xenon headlamps with automatic leveling give impressive visibility to the driver in any weather condition. All these and many more such significant aspects have made this Jaguar XK super car series, one of the most protected and safe vehicles in the country's car market.
Stereo & Accessories in Jaguar XK
The company has integrated all the trims of this Jaguar XK premium super car model series with an advanced and very highly developed audio system with speakers that are strategically placed along with a remote control and also with other input options such as a USB interface and a Aux-In port and a unique fascia, which enhances the in-cabin ambiance and entertainment quotient for all the passengers. This highly advanced surround sound system has an integrated 6 disc in-fascia CD changer on the instrument panel as well as mounted controls on the power steering adds to the exclusiveness of this immaculately designed Jaguar XK model range. This excellent music system also has Bluetooth connectivity through which mobile phones can be paired for added comfort to the occupants as well as the driver.
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Pros & Cons
Jaguar XK Pros :
Enthralling exteriors with striking looks, plenty of space and roomy insides, packed with some of the most sophisticated and highly advanced features, a very powerful super charged petrol engine.
Jaguar XK Cons :
Mileage can be made better, high maintenance as well as whopping initial cost of ownership that can make it too expensive for many people, ground clearance should be made better for the Indian pot holes and speed breakers.