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2013 Jaguar XFR-S

Why Ask Questions When You Already Know The Answer? "Is it fast?" We get that question a lot. Several times a month, in fact, and it comes from every corner of our lives – friends, family, complete strangers and even colleagues from time to time. And it's an understandable query. After all, speed, either in a straight line or around a twisty bit of tarmac, is a universally accepted line of demarcation between the typical family sedan and something much more fun and therefore desirable. Imagine our surprise, then, when we encountered a small group of casual passers-by while... Read More

Vital Stats

Engine:
SC 5.0L V8
Power:
550 HP / 502 LB-FT
Transmission:
8-Speed Auto
Base Price:
$99,000
As-Tested Price:
$104,075
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    Spy Shots: Jaguar's XFR-S Sportbrake looks to be one hot kinschlepper
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    This is the Jaguar XFR-S Sportbrake, which is too cool for North American sale (the Sportbrake, not the XFR-S sedan, which we're getting soon). Like the XFR-S four-door, it has a 5.0-liter, supercharged V8 pumping out around 550 horsepower. Our spy photographer's x-ray vision is saying that a ZF eight-speed automatic will be the gearbox of choice for the ...

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    Spy Shots: Jaguar XFR-S snapped gunning for M5 territory at the 'Ring
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    When is a Jaguar XFR not a Jaguar XFR? When it's an XFR-S, that's when. So while this vehicle may look like your standard supercharged Jaguar sedan, it's actually a British rocket aimed – in a bit of role reversal – squarely at Germany. Spied undergoing development work at Jaguar's test center near the Nürburgring, this test mule looks ...

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    Spy Shots: Jaguar XF-R
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    As our First Drive suggests, the new Jaguar XF is the most fun you can have behind the wheel of a modern-day Jag, but that doesn't mean that Coventry is resting on its laurels. An XF-R prototype has been spotted undergoing testing and judging by the exterior mods alone, Jaguar has Germany's super sedans set in its sights.The cloaked from fascia appears to ...

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    Spy Shots: Jaguar XFR getting ready to bite
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    In nature, only the lion and tiger are bigger cats than the jaguar, and the spotted feline is quite the predator, as prey learns when the cat's fangs penetrate their skulls. The wild jaguar is also diminishing in number. When you think about it, you can draw a parallel between the beast and the brand named after it. After all, there are bigger luxury ...

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    Spy Shots: Jaguar XF-R prototype caught prowling
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    click above image to view high-res gallery of Jaguar XF-R spy shotsWhile we've already seen spy shots of XF-R mules in the wild, these new pics from KGP Photography appear to be the first of an actual Jaguar XF-R prototype. The difference between a mule and a prototype is that a mule normally doesn't wear the near-final form of the production car. A ...

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