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Jaguar XJR

Jaguar XJR

stock photo from jaguar.com

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I finally found a worthy replacement to my Nissan Maxima and Lexus ES300!

Currently, in the 0-60 MPH sprint, the XJR ranks 2nd fastest production sedan in the world after the BMW M5, (at least that's what Jaguar says so that's a biased source of info). Times range from 5.1-5.4 secs. according to Motor Trend. Here are some good reviews of the XJR from 1999. Loaded with luxurious amenities, this car is unreal. The engine produces 370 HP thanks to the V8 power and supercharger. How about the 1/4 mile? Well here's a test done by Popular Mechanics where it was compared to a Dodge Viper, Mustang Cobra, etc. It wasn't too bad actually, making the rankings: 12th Jaguar XJR, 13.62 secs @ 104.21 MPH

5/16/2002 actual car pics
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Technical Info from Yahoo/Edmunds

kbb.com review

Australian review

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More Pics..

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this car is a piece of art

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ready to race

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with hood popped up, you can see the lights

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top view

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the bright lights are the rear fog lights, not reverse lights

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parked but ready to go

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the driveway needs some work

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there's the distinctive jaguar hood ornament

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profile shot

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come on in

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settle in the cockpit

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feel the cherry wood on the wheel

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select the memory settings for seat, steering wheel, etc. position

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there's J-shifter and the electronics

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backseat where you can feel the Connolly leather

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more leather view

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pop the hood and see the Jaguar power

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370 horsepower V8 engine

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Eaton superchargers (same as in Aston Martin)

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the Jaguar emblem on the visor (as if you need reminding)

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light-adjusting rearview mirrors for the annoying hi-beams

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Harman Kardon premium sound system

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these wheels handle 0-60 in 5.1-5.4 seconds

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huge 18" alloy wheels with Pirelli tires can handle speeds of 155 MPH (electronically limited)

Future Mods? If I had money and I was in the UK, I'd super-supercharge it to 450 hp!!. Anyway, here are more car performance stats from a diff. site: click here.

Read comments at KJ forum on my car if you have a chance. :-)

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