Jaguar announced pricing for the new XK today following the official unveil of the convertible model at the Detroit Motorshow. Customers can now place an order for the new model with prices starting from 102991$ for the coupe and 113442$ for the convertible. The launch of the new XK marks the beginning of an exciting era for Jaguar in terms of design and engineering, and reinforces the marque’s reputation for building beautiful, fast cars that are as rewarding to drive as they are gorgeous (...) More
The new Jaguar XK has picked up a major reader award as ’The Most Exciting Car to be Launched in 2006’ at the prestigious What Car? Car of the Year Awards, held in London last night. Thousands of readers of www.whatcar.com and the woman’s glossy magazine Eve voted the new XK top of 10 cars not yet on sale, but due to be launched in 2006. Steve Fowler, Group Editor of What Car? magazine, commented: "This clearly demonstrates the affection that the British public still has for the brand (...) More
From the legendary XK120 that introduced the XK name to the roads - and thousands of owners to the delights of a Jaguar - through to the current range of coupes and convertibles, Jaguar’s XK sports cars have consistently set the benchmark when it comes to blending luxury, performance and grand touring ability.
What is also amazing is that the XK8 convertible has all the sportiness of the XK120, 140, 150 and E-type with an automatic transmission. It also has all the creature comforts of a small coupe, but one where you can remove the top with one switch and have a convertible’s benefits as well.
The Jaguar XKR is gorgeous,is one of the most important Jaguars ever. The next-generation car will initially only be offered in naturally-aspirated form, with a further-developed version of 4.2-liter AJ-V8 engine found in current XK8 models.