For the 2008 model year, Jaguar strengthened the XK and the XKR with a range of subtle visual enhancements that deliver customers an unrivalled blend of performance and luxury. With XK sales up almost 20% year-to-date versus 2006, the revisions will build on this strong sales performance when the car goes on sale from July.
After being voted "Best Dream Machine" back in February, the Jaguar XKR was voted number one in Kelley Blue Book’s list of cars best-suited for road trips. Compared and tested next to 10 other vehicles, the new XKR was voted before models like BMW 3-Series Convertible and the Chevrolet Suburban. "In choosing our list, we wanted to include a vehicle for every journey – from weekend jaunts of one or two people, to week-long escapades that involve one or two entire families and maybe a dog and (...) More
Jaguar Cars was honored today at the Chicago International Auto Show as MotorWeek awarded the 2007 Jaguar XKR the Drivers’ Choice Award for ‘Best Dream Machine’. “We are delighted the XKR has been chosen by MotorWeek for such a prestigious award. We take great pride in designing and tuning our vehicles to meet the desires and need of our customers,” said Marti Eulberg, executive vice president of Marketing and Sales. “This further underlines that the XKR delivers a truly rewarding and (...) More
From an initial entry list of twenty-eight (28) new vehicles from all over the world, a short list of ten finalists for the third annual World Car of the Year (WCOTY) awards were announced by the international accounting firm KPMG. The winners of the 2007 WCOTY will be unveiled during Press Preview at the upcoming New York International Auto Show (NYIAS) on Thursday, April 5, 2007. Vehicles are selected and voted on by an international jury panel comprised of 45 top-level automotive (...) More
Jaguar’s new XKR Coupé is being revealed to a new audience today at the Autosport International Show at the NEC, Birmingham, and in a new guise. Buckingham-based Apex Motorsport, under the direction of Richard Lloyd, has developed the stunning XKR model for use in the FIA GT3 European Championship. It is being revealed in the ‘flesh’ for the first time to the world’s motorsport media at what is recognised to be globally one of biggest and most successful motorsport shows. Lloyd and Apex have (...) More
Jaguar today announced Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Prices (MSRP) and option packages for the supercharged 2007 XKR Coupe and Convertible. The all-new 2007 XKR Coupe will be priced from $86,500 (USD) and the 2007 XKR Convertible will be offered from $92,500. "The 2007 XKR Coupe and Convertible define the ultimate in sports cars," says Gary Moyer, president of Jaguar Land Rover Canada. "With a 420bhp supercharged AJ-V8 engine under the hood, the 2007 XKR provides those who (...) More