Jaguar with the global reveal of the 2014 Jaguar XJR, has also unveiled internationally, the new version of XK coupe – the 2014 Jaguar XKR-S GT Sports Coupe, in New York.
2014 Jaguar XKR-S GT is a new high-performance sports coupe, which can be driven in tracks as well as in streets. It is powered by a supercharged 5.0 Litre V8 Engine which is capable of generating a high output of 550 horsepower and a top torque of 502 pound feet, which makes it sprint 0 to 60 miles/hour in just 3.9 seconds with an electronically limited max speed of 186 miles/hour[300 km/hour]. The supercharged engine is mated with 6-speed ZF automatic transmission and active electronically controlled rear differential. The 2014 XKR-S GT is limited-edition model with only a production units of 30 cars, in which 25 cars will for North America and 5 for Canada. To make it lightweight, it is created with an all-aluminum body structure, assembled using aerospace derived aluminum bonding and riveting techniques.
The new XKR-S GT has given best driving dynamics which includes customized aerodynamic components to increase down force with a new suspension and steering systems designed to maximize high-speed cornering ability. Enhancing the aerodynamics by using a carbon-fiber front splitter, dive planes, extended wheel arch spats, an elevated rear wing, rear diffuser and an aluminum under-tray which produces a maximum downward force of 320 pounds[142 kig] to further boost the driving grip on the track/road. Also there are modification in the suspension by a wider front track, increased camber, revised bushings, a new steering system and faster steering ratio.
The sporty looks is complemented by the wider 20-inch lightweight forged alloy wheels, which are designed to maximize brake cooling and are shod with 255/35-20 and 305/30-20 Pirelli Corsa tires. For the first time in a Jaguar model, the use of carbon ceramic brake system which features 15.7-inches[398 mm] and 15.0-inches[380 mm] discs front/rear gripped respectively by six- and four-piston mono-block calipers. The Active Exhaust System for reduced back-pressure and enhanced aural character.
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