Narain Karthikeyan drives Jaguar XKR ahead of Indian Grand Prix
Published On Oct 25, 2011 03:23 PM By Vidyadhar
India's pioneer Formula 1 Driver, Narain Karthikeyan will be racing in the first ever Indian Formula 1 Grand Prix at the Buddh International Circuit in New Delhi on the 30th October. Narain Karthikeyan has chosen to drive a Jaguar XKR, ahead of his race at the Indian Grand Prix. An avid fan of Jaguar cars and its rich racing heritage, Narain said: "I see Jaguar as having a great Motorsport heritage and its historical success at Le Mans has helped to keep its reputation as one of the best sports car manufacturers.
The Jaguar XKR is a great high performance sporting GT and is the ideal car for me to drive ahead of my race at the Indian Grand Prix". Rohit Suri, Head of Premier Car Division, Jaguar Land Rover India said: "It is great to have Narain driving the latest Jaguar XKR in the days leading up to his race in the first Indian Formula 1. I am confident that Narain will enjoy driving the XKR, which has a unique blend of contemporary sporting luxury and exhilarating performance". The high performance XKR is powered by a 5.0 V8 Supercharged engine, delivering a top speed of 250 km/h and 0-100 km/h in 4.8 seconds. This remarkable engine delivers a muscular 510PS of power output with 625Nm of torque. The Jaguar XKR is available across India.
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