Finding The Cat In The Jaguar XKR
The Jaguar is a cat but it is surely no kitten. It is a fierce one, not wanting to be left behind and always on the alert. It is more than a cheetah in speed and even greater than a lion. And as a brand, Jaguar is one that you surely could not miss.
One of the vehicles under the Jaguar brand is the XKR and this sports car has surely shown all other entrants in the luxury sports car field that no other one can beat it. Jaguar has created the Jaguar XKR as a vehicle that could stand out despite various environments. The vehicle has also been created to be swift and quick and has been designed to have a real good balance. And just like any cat, it is on the prowl and always alive. However, wild as the Jaguar XKR may be, the brand also made sure that this vehicle can also be as gentle and as compliant as any other domesticated cat.
According to Mark White, one of the senior body engineers at Jaguar, “When we started down this track there were some truths we knew we had to face. The goal was to create the ultimate sports GT and to do that we set the target of exceeding the XK by some 30 per cent in a whole range of performance criteria.” Of course, the brand had to create such an exemplary vehicle despite continuously creating and producing their other products like Jaguar XKE parts,
About the Author: Michelle Crimson holds a degree in business administration. She is currently working as an editor in New Orleans, Louisiana. This 32 year old mother of two is also a car racing fanatic.