Jaguar XJR 

  • $116k built in Unknown
  • 2014
  • 550 HP 5.0L
  • 173 mph
Several logbook comments address the interior, with one editor noting, "The new Ford F-150 pickup has a more sleek and modern cabin than the XJ, which is strange because it's in the areas of style and chic where the Jag should be setting itself apart.
by MotorTrend (Aug, 2004)
Controls are more ergonomically configured, with even the navigation system having a clear interface, and classy presentation.
by MotorTrend (Jun, 2003)

Road Tests Real world tests of the Jaguar XJR


Jaguar XJR
4.73 s
Model S
4 s

Top speed

Jaguar XJR
173 mph
Model S
130 mph

1/4 mile

Jaguar XJR
13.27 s
Jaguar XKR
11 s

Data points Key details of the Jaguar XJR


Jaguar XJR
M5 (E60)


Jaguar XJR
550 HP
911 Carrera
350 HP

Photo Gallery Wallpaper quality closeups of the car

In The News From around the web


Jaguar XJR
demeanour. Combined with an eight-speed transmission that extends the performance characteristics of the car, the XJR is capable of accelerating from zero to 60mph in 4.4 seconds (0-100km/h in 4.6 seconds) and on to an electronically limited top speed of 174mph (280km/h).
The challenge with developing the powertrain for this car was to place it in character with the rest of the vehicle.
Customers can choose between 10 exterior colors: Polaris White, Ebony, Ultimate Black, Stratus Grey, Lunar Grey, Rhodium Silver, Cashmere, Caviar, Carnelian Red and Black Amethyst.
Not many of the usual competitors for the standard Jaguar XJ offer a high-performance version, still, this doesn’t mean the XJR will be an unique model in its segment.

Jaguar XJR
The mechanically driven Eaton supercharger has excellent boost characteristics which, combined with twin intercoolers, results in outstanding performance under all driving conditions.
With an aluminium monocoque structure that brings outstanding weight savings compared to conventional steel cars, the new XJ is lighter than the outgoing model by up to 200kg.

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Brand Jaguar
Price $116,000
Type of car Production car
Year 2014
City mileage 15 MPG
Highway mileage 23 MPG


Chief designer Ian Callum
Body style Sedan
Top type Hard fixed


Drivetrain 2WD
Shift system Automatic
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 8 gears
Gear ratios
  1. 1: 4.17:1
  2. 2: 2.34:1
  3. 3: 1.52:1
  4. 4: 1.14:1
  5. 5: 0.87:1
  6. 6: 0.69:1
Axle ratio 3.31:1
Paddle shifters N/A

suspension, wheels & brakes

Rear suspension Independent
Front brakes Ventilated Disc
Rear brakes Ventilated Disc
Front wheels 265/35 20
Wheel material Alloy
Wheel material Alloy

road tests

Top speed 173 mph
1/4 mile 13.27 s
0-60mph 4.73 s
Lateral acceleration 0.88 g
Drag coefficient 0.29

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 7.51 lb/hp
Maximum hp 550 HP @ 6,500 RPM
Maximum torque 502 ft-lb @ 2,500 RPM
Engine placement Front
Curb-to-curb turning radius 39 feet
Steering system Unknown


Displacement 5,000 cc
Cylinders V8
Air compressor None
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 9.5:1
Bore/stroke 3.64 in / 3.66 in
Valvetrain DOHC

physical dimensions

Curb weight 4,129 lb
Width 74.6 in
Height 57.3 in
Length 201.9 in
Front track width 64 in
Wheelbase 119.4 in
Has a rear spoiler Yes
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