Jaguar xjr

jaguar xjr

What is the Jaguar XJR-15?

The XJR-15 was a Jaguar like no other road-car ever made by Jaguar. It was closer to the LeMans winning XJR-9 model, which took the crown at the famous endurance race in 1990 and in 1992. The car was not designed by Jaguar. It was the creation of Peter Stevens, the man who designed the McLaren F1 later in his career.

Is the Jaguar XJR an ironic car?

I mean, its an ironic car: an automobile with a huge gap between expectation and reality. For example, you expect a leather-lined British luxury sedan to literally reek of class. The XJR smells of… nothing.

How much power does the Jaguar XJR have?

The XJRs figures are certainly impressive: 542bhp and 502lb ft, which is 39bhp and 42lb ft up on the Jaguar XJ Supersport with which it shares its engine. The all-aluminium, quad-cam 5.0-litre V8 features the same Rootes-type, twin vortex supercharger as the Supersport, but has specific electronic engine calibration and a new exhaust system.

Is the Jaguar XJ a Ford car?

In 2003, Jaguar introduced the third generation of its XJ series and, the sportiest version featured the magnificent V8 supercharged engine. But it wasnt just the power under the hood that made the car... After a few difficult years, Jaguar finally ended-up in Ford portfolio along with Aston-Martin, Volvo, and Land Rover.

Is the Jaguar XJR-15 a supercar?

Its not as well-known as Jaguars other supercar of the era, the XJ220, but it makes that car look tame in comparison. The XJR-15 uses the same carbon-fiber chassis as the XJR-9 Group C prototype and a version of the race cars naturally aspirated V12, here displacing 6.0 liters and making 450 hp.

Is the Jaguar XJR-15 street legal?

Built in limited numbers by Jaguars go-to race team, Tom Walkinshaw Racing, to celebrate wins at Daytona and Le Mans, the XJR-15 was truly a race car made street-legal. Its not as well-known as Jaguars other supercar of the era, the XJ220, but it makes that car look tame in comparison.

Where was the Jaguar XJR-15 built?

The XJR-15 was built by JaguarSport in Bloxham, Oxfordshire, (a subsidiary of TWR; it was a joint venture between Jaguar Cars and TWR to produce high performance sports cars) England from 1990 to 1992 and had no official involvement from Jaguar itself.

Is the Jaguar XJR-9 a road going racer?

Following Jaguars success at Le Mans, he enlisted Peter Stevens to develop a road-going version of the XJR-9, originally designated the R-9R. A number of wealthy racing enthusiasts were keen to own such a car and pressed Walkinshaw into manufacturing a road going racer.

What kind of engine does a Jaguar XJ have?

The XJ (X351 2016) model is a Turismo car manufactured by Jaguar, with 4 doors and 5 seats, sold new from year 2015 until 2017, and available after that as a used car. Direct Injection. Coil springs. Pneumatic. What engine is in Jaguar XJ (X351 2016) XJR 5.0 Supercharged 550HP?

What is the top speed of a Jaguar XJ?

With a fuel consumption of 11.1 litres/100km - 25 mpg UK - 21 mpg US (Average), 0 to 100 km/h (62mph) in 4.6 seconds, a maximum top speed of 174 mph (280 km/h), a curb weight of 4134 lbs (1875 kgs), the XJ (X351 2016) XJR 5.0 Supercharged 550HP has a V 8 cylinder engine, Petrol motor.

What is the difference between the XJR and the XJ?

The XJR is 30 per cent firmer than the standard XJ and 10 per cent stiffer than the Supersport. The software mapping of the electronic differential and stability control is also bespoke to the XJR.

What kind of braking system does a Jaguar XJ have?

For stopping power, the XJ (X351 2016) XJR 5.0 Supercharged 550HP braking system includes Vented Discs at the front and Vented Discs at the rear. The XJ (X351 2016) model is a Turismo car manufactured by Jaguar, with 4 doors and 5 seats, sold new from year 2015 until 2017, and available after that as a used car. Direct Injection. Coil springs.

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