Road Tests Real world tests of Jaguar XKR vs XFR

0-60mph

Jaguar XKR
4.9 s
Jaguar XFR
4.7 s

Top speed

Jaguar XKR
155 mph
Jaguar XFR
155 mph

0-100mph

1/4 mile

Jaguar XKR
11 s
Jaguar XFR
13.1 s

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Jaguar XKR

Reasons to consider the
Jaguar XKR

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A lot faster in the quarter mile 11 s vs 13.1 s More than 15% faster at the drag strip
Lighter curb weight 3,814 lb vs 4,305 lb More than 10% lighter curb weight; less inertia to overcome when accelerating
Side view of Jaguar XFR

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Jaguar

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More powerful engine 503 HP @ 6,000 RPM vs 420 HP @ 6,000 RPM Around 20% stronger engine
Significantly better drag coefficient 0.29 vs 0.34 Around 15% better drag coefficient
More expensive sticker price $100k vs $86k More than 15% more expensive harder to own
More torque 463 ft-lb @ 2,500 RPM vs 413 ft-lb @ 4,000 RPM More than 10% stronger engine from a stand-still; more acceleration power
Bigger engine 5,000 cc vs 4,196 cc Around 20% bigger engine

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Jaguar XKR  vs
XFR 
Brand Jaguar Jaguar
Price 86,000 100,031
Year 2007 2012
City mileage 17 MPG 15 MPG
Highway mileage 25 MPG 23 MPG

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 9.08 lb/hp 8.56 lb/hp
Maximum hp 420 HP @ 6,000 RPM 503 HP @ 6,000 RPM
Maximum torque 413 ft-lb @ 4,000 RPM 463 ft-lb @ 2,500 RPM
Engine placement Front Front
Weight distribution 53%/47% 52%/48%
Steering system Unknown Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 4,196 cc 5,000 cc
Cylinders V8 V8
Air compressor Supercharger Supercharger
Fuels
Gas
Compression ratio 9.1:1 9.5:1
Bore/stroke 3.4 in / 3.6 in 3.6 in / 3.7 in
Valves per cylinder 4 4

road tests

Jaguar XKR  vs
XFR 
Top speed 155 mph 155 mph
1/4 mile 11 s 13.1 s
0-60mph 4.9 s 4.7 s
0-100mph 11 s 10 s
Drag coefficient 0.34 0.29

transmission

Drivetrain RWD w/Traction & Stability Control RWD w/Dynamic Stability Control, Active Differential Control
Gearing Traditional Traditional
# of gears 6 6
Axle ratio 3.31:1 3.31:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc Disc
Rear brakes Disc Disc
Front wheels 245/40 19 508/? 216
Rear wheels 508/? 254 508/? 241

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,814 lb 4,305 lb
Width 81.5 in 73.9 in
Height 52 in 57.5 in
Length 188.6 in 195.3 in
Front track width 61 in 61.4 in
Wheelbase 108.3 in 114.5 in
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