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New 2009 Jaguar XKR and XFR - Web Exclusive

Jaguar unveils two new cars at the 2009 Detroit Auto Show

Jan 12, 2009

Jaguar has revealed the new XKR and XFR at the Detroit Auto Show 2009 - two cars that are true to the heritage of Jaguar's legendary performance, delivering a superb balance of high performance, dynamic ability and refinement.

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Mike O'Driscoll, Managing Director of Jaguar Cars said: "We've started 2009 with the introduction of advanced new generation gasoline and diesel engines that set new benchmarks in terms of performance, economy and efficiency, including a new diesel for the XF that offers a marked improvement in CO2 and fuel economy. Our cars meet the challenges of the modern world and the needs of today's consumers - and they're also true to the Jaguar philosophy of creating beautiful fast cars."

The XF has already secured major awards from automotive magazines worldwide, so the new XFR will make the XF an even more attractive proposition.The XFR is powered by the all-new supercharged 510hp SAE V8 with acceleration from 0-60mph in just 4.7sec, making it the ultimate Jaguar sport saloon. A naturally aspirated 5.0 liter V8, producing 385hp, powers other V8 XF models.Distinguished by unique exterior and interior design features, the XFR includes revised bumpers and lower front air intakes, sill extensions, hood louvers and grilles, four tailpipes, a trunk-lid spoiler, unique seats and 20" wheels.The new generation of XK and XKR coupe and convertibles, with all-new V8 engines, deliver more power and performance with greater efficiency for 2010 Model Year. With interior enhancements, advanced lightweight aluminum body structure and a wider range of models, plus the new luxurious 'Portfolio' model, the new XK and XKR build on 60 years of legendary performance to deliver the best of everything Jaguar.

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The all-new AJ-V8 Gen III direct-injection engines are the most advanced and efficient engines Jaguar has ever produced. The XKR features a 5.0 liter supercharged AJ-V8 Gen III delivering 510hp and 460 lb-ft of torque, propelling it to 60mph in just 4.6sec.

The XK features a 5.0 liter naturally aspirated AJ-V8 Gen III delivering 385hp, propelling it to 60mph in just 5.2sec.

Exterior changes for the XK and XKR include a distinctive and purposeful new front-end design, new LED rear lights and a new lower rear body valance. Inside the cabin, both the XK and XKR feature the exciting, user-friendly JaguarDrive Selector, first seen on the XF.



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