Jaguar XKR - #1 road trip car
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 a boat," said Jack R. Nerad, executive editorial director and executive market analyst for Kelley Blue Book. "Our selection criteria included all the tangible and intangible need-to-have attributes such as driving enjoyment, passenger comfort, fuel economy and cargo space."
"The same sexy sheet metal found on the XK is adorned with sportier accoutrements that reflect the 420-horsepower supercharged V8 and livelier suspension underneath," they added.