Jaguar XKR Trans-Am 

  • 2002
  • 650 HP 5.1L
  • 185 mph
Under the caron fibre body is tubular steel chasis housing a mustang engine and driveline.
The Rocket Motorsports trans-Am featured above, ran in 2002 to take the class win at the 24 Hours of Daytona.

Road Tests Real world tests of the Jaguar XKR Trans-Am

Top speed

Jaguar XKR Trans-Am
185 mph
253 mph
GT 86
140 mph

Data points Key details of the Jaguar XKR Trans-Am


Jaguar XKR Trans-Am
650 HP
GT 86
197 HP
Nissan 350Z
283 HP


Jaguar XKR Trans-Am
450 ft-lb
922 ft-lb
GT 86
150 ft-lb

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Jaguar XKR Trans-Am
Although not many original peices can be found in the Trans-Am version of the XKR, this is one mean cat.
The trans-am cars were introduced to endurance racing at the 2002 24 Hours of Daytona.

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Brand Jaguar
Year 2002

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 4.11 lb/hp
Maximum hp 650 HP
Maximum torque 450 ft-lb
Max RPM 8,250 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Brembo Disc
Rear brakes Brembo Disc
Front wheels 406/? 305
Rear wheels 406/? 330

road tests

Top speed 185 mph


Gearing Traditional
# of gears 5 gears


Displacement 5,080 cc
Cylinders V8
Fuels Gas
Bore/stroke 4.06 in / 3 in

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,674 lb
Width 80 in
Front track width 64 in
Wheelbase 102 in
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