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2011 Jaguar XKR Supercharged & XKR series review


2011 Jaguar XKR Supercharged & XKR series review

2011 Jaguar XKR Supercharged review – XKR are only limited editions

XKR Silverstone
Only 107 Silverstone models were made in Phase I (MY2000), and 456 in Phase II (MY2001) in celebration of Jaguar##Q##s return to F1 racing in 2001.

It featured a Platinum paint finish, specific badges and tread plates,a high-performance package (with the same engine as the standard XKR, but improved transmission, steering, suspension and brakes), 20 inch Silver BBS “Detroit” wheels and a custom interior (red-stitched black leather and birds-eye maple wood) .

All possible factory options were included, to the exception of the telephone and the navigation system, which had to be ordered separately. Phase I cars were only for UK, so they all were RHD; Phase two cars were all for export, all LHD except 40 RHD cars for the Japanese market.

XKR 100
Built to celebrate the centenary of Jaguar##Q##s founder, 500 ##Q##XKR 100##Q## coupes and convertibles combined total were made in 2002.

The XKR 100 featured an Anthracite paint finish, Recaro seats, 20 inch BBS alloy wheels, Brembo brakes, and custom interior. This model may be referred to as the XKR-R as well.

The convertible-only Portfolio models were produced in 2004 exclusively for the US market. Of the Portfolio models, 100 featured unique Red paint with matching Recaro sports seats and interior, whilst the remaining 100 had Blue paintwork and interiors.

XKR 4.2-S
In Europe the 4.2-S was unveiled at Geneva on 1 March 2005. This was the last XK to be rolled out that was based upon the original 1996 design.

Features for the 4.2-S included new exterior and interior colours and two distinct veneer options for the instrument panel, polished door treadplates with chequered-flag emblems and embossed, leather-edged floor mats.

The revised white Jaguar badge on the bonnet also feature chequered accents. New 19″ Atlas wheels plus cross-drilled Brembo brake discs, red wheel badges and red brake callipers were also fitted.

XKR-R
Jaguar XKR-R convertibleJaguar also produced a concept car called the XKR-R which was very similar to the production XKR, but boasting a more powerful 450 bhp (340 kW) engine, a manual gearbox, a limited-slip differential and improved handling.

The naming convention is similar to that of the S-Type R special edition. Unlike the S-Type R, it will never be realised on a Mk.1 XK chassis although a model of the same name could appear on the Mk.2 XK later this year.


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