2014 Jaguar XJR officially unveiled in New York [w/video]

Jaguar has unveiled its all-new high-performance sports sedan – the 2014 Jaguar XJR featuring high luxury of its XJ series, in New York, on March, 26th 2013.

The 2014 Jaguar XJR is the new expansion of R performance series which is packed with impressive design and high driving performance under the Jaguar flagship of the XJ range. The high power performance can be seen under its hood, which is loaded with powertrain of 5.0 Litre supercharged V8 Engine which is capable of producing an output of 550 PS[405 kilowatt] at 6,500 RPM and max torque of 680 Nm[502 lb.-ft.] from 2,500 to 5,500 RPM. The new XJR can dash from 0 to 60 miles/hour in 4.4 seconds or 0 to 100 km/hour in 4.6 seconds with an electronically limited maximum speed of 174 miles/hour[280 km/hour]. It has an estimated fuel economy of 24.4 miles/gallon[EU] /18 miles/gallon[US] with an estimated CO2 emission of 270 grams/km. The supercharged engine is mated with an 8-speed automatic transmission, with customized tuning for the new XJR, which provides sporting characteristics to the new XJR while nicely controlling the car’s composure in town and in low-speed driving environments.

2014 Jaguar XJR Sports Sedan Unveild At New York

The exterior of 2014 XJR has new front splitter,  Sport pack grille with chrome surround and black mesh and aerodynamically designed sill segment for high speed stability. The new 5-spoke 20-inch ‘Farallon’ forged alloy wheels, which are lightweight and comes as standard feature in Sparkle silver or Technical grey finishes. The stylish alloy wheels are fitted with a customized low-profile tyres for extra grip and on the same hand offering sportier looks. The exterior colors of new XJR are available with attractive 10 colors like Polaris White, Ebony, Ultimate Black, Stratus Grey, Lunar Grey, Rhodium Silver, Cashmere, Caviar, Carnelian Red and Black Amethyst.

2014 Jaguar XJR Luxury Sedan Unveild At New York

The interior luxury of 2014 XJR, consist of exclusive semi-aniline leather, a choice of veneers and contrasting stitching on the seats and bolster the XJR’s dynamic intent. The best combination of interior colors are matched with the exterior colors. The interior colors have an option of Ivory, London Tan or Red Zone inserts on the seat facings. The seats design is embossing the ‘R’ logo finish with a stitching option of Red or London Tan. The standard Jet suedecloth headlining and optional leather headlining in Jet. The XJR is offered with standard 380W, 12-speaker surround-sound system from British audio experts Meridian, in which the system uses digital signal processing to create a sound field that is second to none. The optional feature of a 825W, 18-speaker system with Meridian’s proprietary Trifield System which has the advanced technology to place each person in the car at the centre of their own perfectly focused surround-sound arena.

2014 Jaguar XJR Elegant Interior

With coordination of suspension, the Adaptive Dynamics, Electronic Active Differential and Dynamic Stability Control systems provides best driving dynamics, to deliver enhanced driving comfort with respect to the high performance of new XJR. The suspension system delivers better results with coordination of new lightweight alloy wheels.  The selected Pirelli tyres of 265/35 and 295/30 front/rear, effectively enhance the cornering grip, traction and stability over a wide range of speed and performance parameters. The difference between the wheel rim and tyre width has the effect of pre-loading the sidewall to improve handling and steering response without adversely affecting refinement.

Jaguar New XJR Unveild At New York

2014 Jaguar XJR Technical specification* 

2014 Jaguar XJR
Engine 5.0-litre V8 supercharged petrol
Capacity (cc) 5000
Bore/Stroke (mm) 92.5/93
Peak Power (PS@rpm) 550@6500
Peak Power (kW@rpm) 405@6500
Peak Torque
(lb/ft @rpm)
502@2500-5500
Peak Torque (Nm@rpm) 680@2500-5500
Transmission Eight-speed automatic
Intelligent Stop/Start Yes
0-60mph (secs) 4.4
0-100km/h (secs) 4.6
Top Speed (mph | km/h) 174 | 280 (electronically limited)
Combined Economy (EU mpg | l/100km | US mpg) 24.4|11.6 | 18
CO2 Emissions (g/km) 270

*Manufacturer’s estimates

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