Jaguar has finally revealed the performance flagship for its XF saloon range: the Jaguar XFR.
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Shown to the public for the first time at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, the Jaguar XFR is powered by a supercharged version of a new 5.0-litre petrol V8. It produces 510bhp, and accelerates the XFR from 0-60mph in just 4.7 seconds.
Top speed is electronically limited to 155mph. Considering the performance, combined average fuel economy of 22.5mpg isn’t actually that bad. The Jaguar XFR emits 292g/km CO2, which means owners will have to pay £405 for a year’s car tax under current car tax rates.
New Jaguar engines
A non-supercharged, 386bhp version of the new V8 engine is also joining the range, alongside the new 3.0-litre turbodiesel we reported on recently.
As befits a sporting flagship, the Jaguar XFR gets an aggressive visual appearance, sumptuous equipment levels, and high-tech computer-controlled suspension and rear differential for an involving drive.
Jaguar’s XK sports coupé and roadster also benefit from the new V8 engine, while the 510hp supercharged unit upgrades the existing XKR model. This also gets the latest chassis electronics in common with the XFR.
Jaguar XF prices
Prices for the start at £32,900 for the entry-level 3.0-litre petrol, £49,900 for the new 5.0-litre V8, and £59,900 for the XFR.
The Jaguar XK starts at £59,900, rising to £78,400 for the XKR Convertible.
The new Jaguars are available to order now.
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