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Jaguar is delivering a new vehicle craze to the automotive industry. The craze will be highlighted by sexy sport cars like the XKR Coupe and Convertible. According to several enthusiasts both the coupe and the convertible versions are breathtakingly fast and beautiful.
The supercharged XKR coupe will hit 60 in a matter of 4.9 seconds. On one hand, the convertible version is a bit slower at 5 seconds. XKR is powered by a supercharged 4.2 liter, 420 horsepower engines that are capable of generating the top speed of 155 miles per hour. The car is also given comfy and sophisticated Jaguar XKR interior parts to boost drive feel.
Supercharged XKR equipment also include dynamic stability control and traction control, 19-inch Jupiter style alloy wheels, performance brakes, four channel ABS, steering wheel and gear selector, electronic brake force distribution and hydraulic brake assist, and aluminum technical weave interior trim. The car fuel economy of the car is rated at 18 mpg city/27 highway.
Another captivating car from Jaguar is the X Type. It is the automaker's entry level model in the luxury car or compact executive car segment. It is manufactured on an enhanced Ford CD132 platform version using state-of-the-art X Type Jaguar parts.
The X Type is currently the smallest and lightest sedan from Jaguar. The car is actually designed to follow the footsteps of the S Type. X Type is powered by a 3.0 liter V-6 producing 227 horsepower and having a mileage rating of 18/24 on all but the Sportwagon. Nowadays, it is adeptly competing with BMW 3 Series and Mercedes-Benz C-Class.
S Type is one breath-taking car from Jaguar. This midsize luxury car or executive car is expected to be enhanced for the 2008 model year. The enhancement is anticipated to cover some Jaguar S Type styling parts. The new premium package being offered by Jaguar include rain sensing windshield wipers, side mirrors, electrochromic mirrors, memory system for the driver's seat, steering column and pedals, adjustable foot pedals, and programmable garage door opener.
Jaguar S Type is powered by - three engines: 3.0 liter, 235 horsepower V-6, 4.2 liter 300 horsepower V-8; and 4.2 liter 400 horsepower V-8.
This year, Jaguar valuable changes cover standard Bluetooth wireless technology, , heated 16 way adjustable front seats, heated rear seats on XJ8 and XJ8 L, addition of front park control on Vanden Plas, and elm gloss veneers alternative to burl walnut.
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.