Road Tests Real world tests of Jaguar XFR vs Mustang GT 5.0

0-60mph

Top speed

Jaguar XFR
155 mph
Mustang GT 5.0
151 mph

0-100mph

1/4 mile

Jaguar XFR
13.1 s

Differences What are the advantages of each

Side view of Jaguar XFR

Reasons to consider the
Jaguar

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Has an air compressor Supercharger vs None Most supercars don't have an air compressor
Much more expensive sticker price $100k vs $30k More than 3.2x more expensive harder to own
More powerful engine 503 HP @ 6,000 RPM vs 412 HP @ 6,500 RPM More than 20% stronger engine
More torque 463 ft-lb @ 2,500 RPM vs 390 ft-lb @ 4,250 RPM Around 20% stronger engine from a stand-still; more acceleration power
Front view of Ford Mustang GT 5.0

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Ford Mustang GT 5.0

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Faster to 60mph 4.3 s vs 4.7 s Around 10% faster to 60mph
Slightly faster in the quarter mile 12.7 s vs 13.1 s Around 5% faster at the drag strip
Lighter curb weight 3,626 lb vs 4,305 lb More than 15% lighter curb weight; less inertia to overcome when accelerating

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Jaguar XFR  vs
Mustang GT 5.0 
Brand Jaguar Ford
Price 100,031 30,495
Type of car Production car Production car
Year 2012 2011
City mileage 15 MPG 17 MPG
Highway mileage 23 MPG 26 MPG

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 8.56 lb/hp 8.8 lb/hp
Maximum hp 503 HP @ 6,000 RPM 412 HP @ 6,500 RPM
Maximum torque 463 ft-lb @ 2,500 RPM 390 ft-lb @ 4,250 RPM
Engine placement Front Front
Weight distribution 52%/48% 54%/46%
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc Disc
Rear brakes Disc Disc
Front wheels 508/? 216 457/? 203
Rear wheels 508/? 241 457/? 203

physical dimensions

Curb weight 4,305 lb 3,626 lb
Width 73.9 in 73.9 in
Height 57.5 in 55.6 in
Length 195.3 in 188.1 in
Front track width 61.4 in 62.3 in
Wheelbase 114.5 in 107.1 in

road tests

Jaguar XFR  vs
Mustang GT 5.0 
Top speed 155 mph 151 mph
1/4 mile 13.1 s 12.7 s
0-60mph 4.7 s 4.3 s
0-100mph 10 s 10.1 s

transmission

Drivetrain RWD w/Dynamic Stability Control, Active Differential Control RWD
Gearing Traditional Traditional
# of gears 6 6
Gear ratios
1: 4.17:1
2: 2.34:1
3: 1.52:1
4: 1.14:1
5: 0.87:1
6: 0.69:1
Axle ratio 3.31:1 3.31:1

engine

Displacement 5,000 cc 5,000 cc
Cylinders V8 V8
Air compressor Supercharger None
Fuels
Gas
Compression ratio 9.5:1 11.5:1
Bore/stroke 3.6 in / 3.7 in 3.63 in / 3.65 in
Valves per cylinder 4 4
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