Some of the most admired and immaculately designed vehicles across the globe are from the stable of Jaguar Cars Limited. This automobile manufacturing company is basically a luxury and sports car maker from United Kingdom and their head office is located in Whitley, 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 have recently launched a new Jaguar XK R Coupe Special Edition, which is claimed to have super charged power along with impressive performance and magnificent exteriors. The interiors are a crest above luxury and this Coupe is loaded with some of the most hi-tech and highly developed features, which will amaze the buyers. The heavy duty engine is unbelievable and responds very well, while the top quality safety features, which are integrated in this new Jaguar XK R Coupe Special Edition, are top of the line. This Jaguar XK R Special Edition Coupe 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 décor as well.
This new Jaguar XK R Coupe Special Edition is now being offered on order at a premium price of Rs. 1.27 crore (ex-showroom Mumbai) in both convertible as well as coupe version, since July 2012. The company states that each and every vehicle from their stable symbolizes a convincing amalgamation of highly developed engineering along with pampered luxury. These new Special Edition versions 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 special edition coupe. This pristine Jaguar XK R Coupe Special Edition comes fitted with a 5.0 litre super charged petrol engine and a long list of top of the line entertainment features along with world class gadgets and gizmos. The 525 Watt, surround sound system with a 6 disc in-fascia CD changer along with an R-Badge theme on the instrument panel as well as the power steering adds to the exclusiveness of this immaculately designed special edition coupe.
The Jaguar XK R special edition gets comes with an impressive new exterior paint palette called Celestial Black. The amazing special edition super car is also being offered in 5 other colors that is, Polaris White, Rhodium Silver, Lunar Grey, Crystal Blue and Ultimate Black. This Jaguar XK R special edition Coupe introduces enhancements to the Jaguar XK luxury sedan’s already lavish hand crafted interiors in addition to the intelligent and thoughtfully done up exterior changes. This special edition special edition super car further emanates the modishness seen in all of Jaguar cars. The dimensions of this special edition coupe are quite roomy with an overall height of 4794mm along with a total width including the open outside rear view mirrors being 2028mm (1892mm, when mirrors are folded). The total height of this coupe is 1322mm and the wheel base is 2752mm with an internal head room for the front and rear being 950mm and 767mm respectively. The ground clearance of this impressive special edition coupe is 100mm and the turning radius is around 10.9mm, which is quite good. There are few discreet changes to the exteriors with a spick and span frontage that has a neatly carved out front grille, which 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.
The bonnet has Bonnet louvres with super charged script. 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 Orona alloy wheels that have a polished finish. 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 Sports Active Exhaust with quad tailpipes that make this special edition coupe look sportier.
The interiors of this Jaguar XK R Special Edition Coupe are scintillating with an ‘R’ based interior theme, which includes Dark Mesh aluminum finish. The ‘R’ insignia on the power steering wheel as well as the badging on the instrument panel of this Couple makes it look exclusive and cultured. 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 special edition Coupe 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 headliningas well. The seating arrangement is exceptionally comfortable and the seats have been upholstered with an eye catching exclusiveScraffito leather finish to it. The same finish goes on to the instrument binnacle and also on the door centre panels along with the rear quarter casings. The interiors of this special edition 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 all new Jaguar XK R Special Edition Coupe boasts of.
The power packed engine of this Jaguar XK R Coupe Special Edition is an AJ-V8 GEN III, 5.0 L super charged petrol power train that has 8 cylinders. This commanding engine has the capacity to displace a whopping 5000cc along with a maximum power yield of 503Bhp at 6000 – 6500 Rpm in combination of a pounding torque output of 625 Nm at 2500 – 5500 Rpm. 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 4.8 seconds, while the top speed of this elegant super car is 250 kmph.
The braking system of this special edition Jaguar XK R Coupe 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 special edition Coupe 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 R Coupe 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.
This Jaguar XK R Coupe Special Edition can be termed as one of the most expensive super cars available in the 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 the Jaguar XK R Coupe. This Jaguar XK R special edition coupe has 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 special edition Coupe 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.
This special edition super car has been bestowed with some of the most technologically advanced and hi-tech features, which will simply flabbergast the buyers. Apart from the regular and standard features, which are incorporated in the Jaguar XK version, there is a long list of such very exciting and sophisticated features, which are integrated into this Jaguar XK R Coupe Special Edition. Some of these are 16x16 ways heated and cooled front driver and passenger seats. The fantastic music system integrated in this Jaguar XK R Coupe is a 525W Bowers & Wilkins sound system, which is renowned across the globe along with a 6 disc in-facia CD player. 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 R Coupe Special Edition 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, this Jaguar XK R Coupe 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 special edition Coupe in any parking lot.
Enthralling exterior looks, which will make an instant impact, plenty of space and roomy insides, packed with some of the most sophisticated and highly advanced features,
Nothing much can be said as this is a super car, but price might be a factor that can be looked into, mileage can be a bit better, high maintenance as well as the whopping initial cost can make it too expensive for many people.
The mechanism by which power is transmitted from the engine to the wheels.Transmission type could be Manual,Automatic, Continuously Variable Transmission, or Semi-Automatic.
The maximum amount of fuel that the engine can burn in one complete cycle of all the cylinders together.
The amount of work the engine can do over a period of time. It is measured in Horsepower. One Horsepower is equal to the energy needed to lift 550 pounds at a height of one foot for one second. 1 PS=1.01387 bhp.
The maximum power output the engine can
produce over a particular range of speed.
Sudden braking at high speeds can cause the brakes to lock up and the car to skid. The electronic sensors in the Anti Lock braking System rapidly pressurize and depressurize the brakes, thus stopping them from locking up.
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